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ENERGY STAR CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Massachusetts Residential Incentives   -   Government Incentives / Policies for Renewable's and Efficiency

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Learn how to Recycle Building Materials in Massachusetts

Don't throw it away! Donate your Building Materials and furniture to Boston's  Building Materials Resource Center

Recycling Info for Braintree, MA

Consumer Recycling Guide & MASS DEP RECYCLING FACTS

Get kids involved in Saving Our Planet

GREEN HOME, GREEN OFFICE, GREEN LIFESTYLE, GREEN WORLD
Check out 'g" Green Design for GREEN ideas.

Green Paints & Low VOC Paints like Eco Spec paint by Benjamin Moore can be found at Richmond Hardware in Braintree, MA

Calculate your CarbonFootprint at TerraPass 

SAVE $$$ MONEY $$$ & ENERGY - download How To conserve Water tips

For more Money saving ideas visit the US Department of Energy and get their checklist.

How to keep Pet Waste out of our waterways

SEVEN COMMON "GREEN" SCAMS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM.

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MKE IN the NEWS: 

MKE Development Corp. continues to donate annually to local schools, churches, & causes in and around the South Shore & Boston areas such as: 
   *St. Mark's Greek Orthodox Church
   *Braintree Firefighters Association
   *Braintree Police Association
   *Quincy Police
   *Braintree 375 Committee
   *Braintree 4th Celebration
   *Highlands School PTO, Braintree
   *Thayer Academy
   *South Shore Hospital
   *Disabled American Veterans Association
   *Joshua Kaye Foundation
   *South Middle School, Braintree
   *Home for Little Wanderers
   *Boston Rescue Mission
   *Pine Street Inn
   *Project Bread
   *St. Catherine's Church
   *Local Eagle/Cub Scouts
   *Charlotte Rose Kelly Foundation
   *Sustainable Braintree
   *Braintree Rotary
   *Special Olympics
   *Plymouth South High School Sports (Lacrosse) 
   *South Shore Habitat 
   *Silver Lake Youth Football
   *Dana Farber Cancer Research/Jimmy Fund
   *American Cancer Society
   *American Heart Association
   *Habitat for Humanity
   *Father Bill's
   *Girls on the Run

December 2023 -The pergola that Michael Egasti and his team at MKE Development Corp. built for Umbria Italian Steakhouse Restaurant & Mia Roofdeck in the North End, wins an award.  This is the second commercial pergola that our team has built that has won an award. 

November 2023- MKE Development Corp supports/donates to the local Necessities COOP, a project that was developed by the girls from Girl Scouts Troop 62286. The COOP provides necessities, such as paper goods, toiletries and cleaning products for the less fortunate. 

October 2023- MKE DEVELOPMENT Corp. starts a pergola division "Distinctive Pergolas", leading the way to designing and installing custom residential & commercial pergolas and cabanas. Distinctive Pergolas is proud to be the Massachusetts & Cape Cod dealer for Pratic, and Italian line of Pergolas as well as Sundance, a pergola line made in the USA with one of the strongest louvers in the pergola industry. 

December 2022 - The pergola that Michael Egasti and his team at MKE Development Corp. built for Sogno Italian Restaurant, wins an award. 

2022 & 2023-Donated to Karla King's Boston Marathon fundraiser: "Girls on the Run" is a national non-profit organization, with designed programming that strengthens 3rd-8th grade girls’ social, emotional, physical and behavioral skills to successfully navigate life experiences.

2021: Supports the Jimmy Fund / Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Oct. 2020- MKE Development Corp. is hired by a new start up, Boston Pergolas LLC, as their exclusive Custom Louvered Roof Pergola Installer.

2020- MKE Development Corp. teamed up with RESNET to continue to to build HERS rated, energy efficient homes and committed to building 100% electric homes. The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is the industry standard by which a home’s energy efficiency is measured. It’s also the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance.

MKE DEVELOPMENT CORP. List of HERS rated homes:

• 96 Wrights Way, Marshfield, MA 2020 - HERS RATING 45

• 82 Worthington Circle, Braintree, MA 2017 - HERS RATING 43

• 47 Daniel Rd. Braintree, 2016 

• 9 Dewey Ave. Braintree, MA 2015 - HERS RATING 43

• 62 Park Ave. Braintree, MA 2014 - HERS RATING 45

• 64 Highland Ave. East., Braintree, MA 2014 - HERS RATING 49

• 8 Butler Rd. Braintree, MA 2014 - HERS RATING 56

• 11 Butler Rd. Braintree, MA 2013 - HERS RATING 50

• 205 Pond St. Braintree, MA 2012 - HERS RATING 57 - This home was also featured on NESEA's Green House Tour

2018:Highlands Elementary School Organic Learning Garden
MKE Development Corp. donated & assisted the Braintree Eagle Scouts in installing a gutter system for their organic learning garden they installed at the Highlands Elementary school!

2016:Braintree Solar Farm Tour
MKE Development Corp. tours the Braintree Solar farm. Thank you to BELD, Massachusetts Mass Sierra Club & Sustainable Braintree for hosting this event.

2013- MKE Development Corp. is one of the sponsors of Sustainable Braintree's 5th Annual Green Gala

OCTOBER 2012: MKE Development Corp. property (30 Watkins Street, Quincy), a New Construction w/New Helical Pile Foundation, Energy Efficient home is listed in NESEA's GREEN HOUSE TOUR. MKE Development Corp also received a certificate from Energy Star with a HERS RATING OF 46 for 30 Watkins Street, Quincy, MA. - Other properties on the tour were highlighted by Sustainable South Shore.  More information on this home can be found on EnergySage website. 

ENERGY STAR CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY
MKE Development Corporation is proud to be working with Engery Star since 2009 to Certify their spec homes. 

June 2012:  MKE Development Corporation & Egasti Consulting sponsors the Braintree Firefighters Association

June 2012: MKE Development Corp. receives a HERS rating of 46 from Energy Star for the new construction home built at 30 Watkins Street in Quincy
More information on this home can be found on EnergySage website. 

April 2012: Egasti Consulting  sponsors the Quincy Police Patrolman's Association

MARCH 2012:  MKE Development Corp. is one of the sponsors of the 4th Annual Green Gala, March 5, 2012 in Braintree, MA. 

MARCH 2012: Egasti Cconsulting supports BFFE
(Braintree Fund For Education).

NOV. 2011 MKE Development Corp. receives a HERS rating of 51 from Energy Star for the home built at 71 Middle Street, Braintree.

OCTOBER 2011: Egasti Consulting sponsors the Braintree Police Patrolman's Association

MAY 2011:  MKE Development Corp. supports Connors Fun Run a 5K run/walk to fight Spinal Muscular Atrophy for a local boy from Norfolk, MA.

May 2011: Egasti Consulting sponsors Kyleigh's Cure 1st Annual road race. A 5k & 10k walk/run to help raise money to fund research at Children's Hospital Boston for the orphan disease Galactosemia.

APRIL 2011: MKE Development Corp. joins ICC and became a member of the International Code Council.

MARCH 2011:  MKE Development Corp. is one of the sponsors of the 3rd. Annual Green Gala, March 5, 2011 in Braintree, MA. Photos from the event, which were posted on Wicked Local, can be found here: photo 1 photo 2  Additional photos can be found here

JANUARY 2011: Michael Egasti /Owner of MKE Development Corp. begins Energy Audit of local Condominium Associations to assist them in conserving energy and saving money.

NOVEMBER 2010: MKE Development Corp. joins BCC (Braintree Condo Coalition).

May 2011: Egasti Consulting is one of the sponsors of the Kyleigh's Cure 2nd Annual road race. A 5k & 10k walk/run to help raise money to fund research at Children's Hospital Boston for Galactosemia.

OCTOBER 2010: MKE Development Corp. property (42 Ralph Talbot Street, Weymouth) which is a 1720's home converted into an Energy Efficient home is listed in NESEA's GREEN HOUSE TOUR. see Press Release.  MKE Development Corp also received a certificate from Energy Star with a HERS RATING OF 56 for 42 Ralph Talbot St. Weymouth. More information on this home can be found on the EngerySage website. 

SEPTEMBER 2010 : MKE Development Corp. project mentioned in the Hanover Mariner & Wicked Local Hanover, for rehabilitating a neglected, almost 300 yr old (built in 1720), Georgian Colonial which was said to be the ancestral home of President Warring Harding. You can view the Blog for this home here!

August 2010: MKE Development Corp. becomes one of the sponsors of Sustainable Braintree's Community Garden.

March 2010: MKE Development Corp. was hired by Marina Hauser, (who is a Fortune Builder's Master coach of A&E's Flip This House: New Haven!) to rehab a fire damaged farmhouse in historic Plymouth, MA. MKE Development Corp. rebuilt the home, which received an Energy Star Certificate and it's now a Certified Energy Efficient Home

2010-2017: MKE Development Corp. donates to: Kyleigh's Cure to benefit galactosemia research at Children's Hospital Boston

Jan. 2010:  MKE Development Corp. is one of the sponsors of The 2nd Annual GREEN GALA, Jan. 23, 2009 in Braintree, MA.  An evening dedicated to celebrating Sustainable Braintree's accomplishments.  Photo1

2009: MKE Development Corp. Contributed to the Providence Children's Museum. The Providence Children's Museum's mission is to inspire learning through active play and exploration!   MKE Development supports their efforts. 

Oct. 2009:  MKE Development Corp. received a Certificate of Commendation from the Braintree Schools for their assistance in recycling 330+ auditorium seating which saved the Braintree School System over $8,000.00.  View certificate here.

Sept. 2009: MKE Development Corp. becomes a LEED GREEN Associate.

Aug. 2009: MKE Development Corp. receives a 5*+ ENERGY STAR HERS Energy Rating CERTIFICATE for their New Construction Milton home.

Jan. 2009:  MKE Development Corp. is one of the sponsors of The 1st Annual GREEN GALA , Jan. 23, 2009 in Braintree, MA.  An evening dedicated to celebrating Sustainable Braintree's 1st year.

DEC. 2008: MKE Development Corp. teams up with Energy Star to begin certifying their spec homes.

Nov. 2005: Mike & Kathy start MKE Development Corp.  A design/build construction company that builds energy efficient homes rebuilding neighborhoods in the South Shore. 
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