Wright Builders, Inc. is a Proud Supporting Sponsor of the International Living Future Institute

Wright Builders, Inc. is a proud supporting sponsor of the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). The mission of the International Living Future Institute is to "lead and support the transformation toward communities that are socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative". The ILFI is "com­posed of leading green building experts and thought-leaders" and "is premised [...]

By | 2016-03-18T10:12:44+00:00 March 18th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

Welcome to Your New LEED Certified Townhome!

'Tis the season for our new home owners to enjoy their new Greek Revival Townhomes at Village Hill Northampton! Wright Builders' welcomes you to the neighborhood! These homes are LEED certified and all ENERGY STAR, and offer a splendid view and access to Beech Tree Park. 4 new LEED certified townhomes warm [...]

By | 2016-10-19T11:38:59+00:00 March 17th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

The R. W. Kern Center @ Hampshire College is closing in on completion!

With a planned opening in Spring 2016, the R. W. Kern Center is Hampshire's new 17,000-square-foot living building, designed to operate completely off-the-grid by providing its own energy and water and treating its own waste.  Located at the heart of campus, this multifunctional learning, teaching, and exhibition center promises to serve for years to come [...]

By | 2016-10-19T11:38:59+00:00 February 19th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

2015 Green Giants Awards

Green Giants - 2015 Green Building Local Hero Awards Program, sponsored this year by Peoples Bank and the US Green Building Council Massachusetts – West Branch (USGBCMA-West) Here’s a little history: The Green Giants Award Program was created in 2013 as a biennial awards program by our chapter to honor the work of trades people, [...]

By | 2016-10-19T11:38:59+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|2015|0 Comments

Pro Tour of 2 Living Building Projects

Join NESEA on a Pro Tour of two projects under construction on the Hampshire College campus in Amherst, MA, designed to meet the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge (LBC). There are currently only eight certified LBC projects in the world. The tour of the first site, the 17,000 square-foot R.W. Kern Center, will [...]

By | 2016-10-19T11:38:59+00:00 September 15th, 2015|2015|0 Comments

Flats East & West

Northampton, MA - A special event, hosted by Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz, will mark the completion of the first Flats West Building as part of Wright Builders’ continuing signature LEED and ENERGY STAR developments at Village Hill Northampton. A Ribbon Cutting for Flats West, 50% occupied, will take place at September 24, 2015, 3:00pm at [...]

By | 2015-12-07T11:04:31+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|2015|0 Comments

Village Hill Case Study

Case Study of an ENERGY STAR® and LEED Certified Apartment Building Wright Builders, Inc., Village Hill, Northampton, MA Summary: The Center for EcoTechnology’s (CET’s) New Construction team provided home energy ratings and inspection services for Wright Builders’ Village Hill Development in Northampton, Massachusetts. This case study will focus on CET’s involvement in the planning and [...]

By | 2016-10-19T11:39:00+00:00 August 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LEED CERTIFIED = comfort and energy savings

LEED stands for green building leadership. LEED is transforming the way we think about how buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated across the globe. LEED certified buildings save money and resources and have a positive impact on the health of occupants, while promoting renewable, clean energy. Wright Builders was recently awarded LEED [...]

By | 2015-07-04T23:55:36+00:00 June 19th, 2015|2015|0 Comments

Hampshire College’s R. W. Kern Center comes to life!

With an anticipated occupancy in the summer of 2016, the R. W. Kern Center will be the point of entry for prospective students and their families into the community. As the home of the admissions office, it will also enable tours to start near the center of campus. This building will also provide instructional space, [...]

By | 2016-10-19T11:39:00+00:00 June 15th, 2015|2015|0 Comments