Gaines Group Architects

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Energy Efficiency is Key for a Comfortable Home

Fall weather and the smell of pumpkin spice has us thinking about insulation and air sealing. We know the cold weather will soon be setting in and now is the time to ensure energy efficiency in your home and prepare for the colder temperatures ahead. No one wants to suffer...
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Topics include Sustainable Architecture, Energy Efficiency, Aging in Place, Social Media Marketing

Harrisonburg Office: 540-437-0012

"I manage an Energy Industry Study Program each year with EIA participants at the Department of Energy and always request Charles to be our guest speaker because the evaluations on his presentation are top notch! The topic of building science and sustainable architecture is very interesting to our group (both professionally and personally), but what really makes his presentation wonderful is his extensive knowledge, advice, and humor. I get requests each year to make it a longer session and to include field trips to visit him on site in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg." ~ Kimberly Swan, The Need Project

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Ring in the Holidays at the Depot!

It’s that time of year and we are excited to join forces with our Depot neighbors, R.S. Monger and Sons and Herr and Company to host an extra special holiday party and First Friday event! Mark your calendars and plan to stop by the Depot on Friday, December 2nd between 5-7...
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Welcome to the Team, Mariya Chesnov!

There is a new face around the Gaines Group and we are happy to introduce our newest team member, Mariya Chesnov. Please help us welcome Mariya to the team and get to know her below. Originally from Ukraine, Mariya moved to the United States when she was two years old. She holds...
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Hope in the Future of Sustainable Design

Charles has the pleasure of speaking about building science and sustainable design in a variety of venues and to diverse groups of people. His years of experience speaking on these topics has given him an insightful perspective on the future of sustainable design and building....
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Remembering Trevor Jones

It is with very heavy hearts we share that our team member and friend, Trevor Roman Jones passed suddenly on October 31, 2022. At the age of 31, his passing has left our team with a deep sadness and it has been difficult to find the words to express our grief. Below, Charles...
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