Howe Lumber Solar Power Project
Howe Lumber installed an 89- kilowatt-hour system on the entire back roof of its primary lumber warehouse. The company is among a wave of dealers in Massachusetts that have brought solar systems on board in an effort to reduce expenses while making the most of lumber storage facilities with plenty of untapped energy potential sitting on the roof. Read full NRLA story here.
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Howe Lumber to Consolidate Operations
Although no timetable has been set, Howe Lumber is looking to consolidate operations so that drivers don't have to go to both locations to fill an order.
2014 Lifetime Achievement Award
The Massachusetts Retail Lumber Dealers Association honored Ben Tedesco with the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.