Growing Solar Energy Market Yields Opportunities for Contractors

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Solar power production continues to be a growing industry throughout New England, as more homes, municipal buildings and businesses choose to utilize this type of clean energy.  While the Northeast region may seem like one of those places that is lacking in sunlight, there is actually quite a bit of untapped solar potential in our… Read more »

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Top Insurance Considerations for Today’s Long Term Care Facilities

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According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, 70% of people age 65 and older will need some form of long term care in the next few years. With the aging Boomer generation, it’s reasonable to predict that even more seniors will be taking advantage of the services offered by assisted living, continuing care, and hospice care… Read more »

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6 Inventory Loss Prevention Tactics for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

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Your retail loss prevention strategy has many moving parts. It really has to, considering the number of employees and customers traversing your brick-and-mortar store location on a daily basis. And while most inventory losses are preventable, all of them can negatively impact your business’s morale and profitability. That’s why it’s essential to stay on top… Read more »

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9 Electrical Safety Tips to Help Protect Homes and Businesses

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Every year, electrical equipment, wiring, appliances and tools cause injuries and fires at both homes and workplaces. Paying close attention to the condition of electrical equipment and taking appropriate and prompt action to correct electrical problems can help to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you. Below are guidelines to help identify… Read more »

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Tips to Help Keep Your Property Grounds Safe this Fall

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Maintaining a secure and comfortable environment is always among the top priorities of business owners, landlords, and facility managers who welcome employees, tenants, and visitors to their properties. Yet, as the days get shorter and more leaves begin to fall, it’s only a matter of time before winter hazards strike. Since businesses can be held… Read more »

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Proactively Protect Your Business with Commercial Property & Casualty Insurance

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Small business owners have a lot on their plates today. There are many different sides to running a successful business that require an owner’s time and attention. Many first-time owners are making the switch from employee to employer and may not even be fully aware of the potential liabilities that lie ahead when their doors… Read more »

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Commercial Breweries: Why a well-crafted insurance policy is a must-have

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Acadia Insurance turned to longtime agency partner James Sanborn for a seasoned perspective on the insurance needs of commercial breweries. As both a microbrew fan with his own beer blog and a 23-year career agent with GHM Insurance, James was the perfect person to tap for insight into this rapidly rising business. Q: How did you become an insurance… Read more »

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3 Important Insurance Considerations for Commercial Breweries

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How do you intend to interact with the general public? Will you offer brewery tours or have a tasting room? Both of these elements, while great for marketing and generating growth, come with their share of risk, and need to be considered when purchasing insurance. Fortunately, most commercial general liability policies cover premises liability exposures, but… Read more »

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