Renu featured on WFMZ-TV Channel 69 News for Solar PV

Posted on: March 12th, 2013 at 9:17 pm0 comments »


On February 26, 2013, WFMZ-TV Channel 69 News interviewed Renu Building & Energy Solutions‘ Brian Baker, Co-Owner | Director of Marketing & Design, regarding the return of state funding in the Pennsylvania Sunshine Rebate Program.  While funds are still available, homeowners and business owners in PA can receive a rebate for up $0.75 per watt of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) up to 10 kW (10,000 watts) and 35% of the total cost of a solar hot water installation.  Further good news is that this rebate is in addition to the available federal incentive – 30% tax credit on the cost of the entire installation.  To watch the segment, please click here.

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Brian Baker elected President of the Lehigh Valley Green Builders

Posted on: February 27th, 2013 at 10:55 pm0 comments »

At the February Board of Directors meeting, Brian Baker (Co-Owner and Director of Marketing & Design at Renu Building & Energy Solutions and studio26 homes) was elected President of the Lehigh Valley Green Builders.  Brian has been an active board member since February of 2007 and also served as Vice President between 2009-2011.  Baker replaces long time President, Ken Ashcom (Lapolla Industries), and he looks forward to working in his new role: “I’m very excited to work alongside some great folks on the LVGB board in this new capacity.  I believe the Lehigh Valley Green Builders has a great opportunity to continue making a positive impact on the built environment throughout our region, as well as expand deeper into some growth opportunities for our organization and its green mission!”

The Lehigh Valley Green Builders is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting Green Building and Renewable Energy throughout the building industry and the public in the Lehigh Valley Region.  Their mission is to promote environmentally responsible design, planning, construction, and operation of the built environment through advocacy, education, outreach, and networking.

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AWARDS WINNER – LVBA Honors studio26 | Renu with 5 Awards

Posted on: December 4th, 2012 at 1:23 pm0 comments »


On December 3, 2012, the Lehigh Valley Builders Association (LVBA) honored studio26 homes and Renu Building & Energy Solutions with five (5) Awards for Professional Excellence.  The five award categories include Energy Efficiency, Green Built Home, Specialty Projects Up To $40,000, Single-Family Home Up To $500,000, and Single-Family Home Up To $600,000.  “It is always a great honor to be recognized among our piers for the committed efforts of our entire team,”  shared Brian Baker, Owner | Director of Marketing & Design.  “Without great clients, and without a trusted team of dedicated trade-partners and suppliers, this wouldn’t have been possible.”  These awards mark the firm’s thirteenth (13) honor received from the LVBA since 2007, and the fifteenth (15) award overall.  To see the awards received, feel free to click on “Recognition“.


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Philly FOX29 features studio26 homes

Posted on: May 31st, 2012 at 12:13 pm0 comments »

On May 18, 2012, Baker Development Group LLC’s sister company to Renu Building & Energy Solutions and new homes division, studio26 homes, was featured on Philadelphia’s FOX 29 special report entitled “Saving Energy, Saving Money”.  In this segment, FOX 29 toured a recently completed high-performance, green home located in the Lehigh Valley, PA interviewing studio26 homes’ Brian Baker as well as the delighted owners of the custom craftsman-styled home.  Click here or on the image below to view the segment.

FOX29 Saving Energy Saving Money

studio26 homes – FOX29 Saving Energy Saving Money

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The Morning Call Outlook 2012 Features Renu

Posted on: April 3rd, 2012 at 7:43 pm0 comments »

Renu Building & Energy Solutions was featured in The Morning Call on March 11, 2012 in the Outlook 2012 – “Bright Ideas” Section.  In the article entitled, “Don’t Let Your House Leak Money: Home Energy-Efficiency ‘A Whole Bunch of Little Steps’”, Brian Baker of Renu Building & Energy Solutions was interviewed to help provide insight for options homeowners may consider when trying to find ways to save energy and money in their existing homes.

The Morning Call - March 11, 2012 - Renu Building & Energy Solutions

The Morning Call - March 11, 2012 - Renu Building & Energy Solutions

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