River Valley Co-op goes up!

River Valley Co-op | Easthampton               The new building in Easthampton goes up! The steel structure takes shape and surplussed "off color" extruded foam rescued from landfill disposal is put to work insulating the foundation and floors and color of your new CO-OP! Ever wonder where all those vegetable [...]

By |2020-06-16T10:11:05-04:00June 15th, 2020|2020 Events|0 Comments

Isn’t this the cat’s pajamas!?

This is our last lot at Village Hill... and this sweet Arts and Crafts Cottage sits perfectly on its corner lot, with mountain views to the south and northwest vistas, your 1700 sq. ft. of open living space will provide you decades of comfort and peace of mind. Your new high performance, sustainable, non-combustion and [...]

By |2020-04-02T15:38:31-04:00April 2nd, 2020|2020 Village Hill|0 Comments

NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Conference & Trade Show goes VIRTUAL!

Here's the latest from NESEA'S Executive Director, Miriam Aylward: COVID-19 Updates Thursday, May 28, 2020 BuildingEnergy Boston 2020 is Going Virtual Dear NESEA Community Members, I am writing to share the news that BuildingEnergy Boston will look different this year: we’re going virtual. While I realize that this news may come as a disappointment, though not [...]

By |2020-06-16T08:51:44-04:00March 11th, 2020|2020 Events|0 Comments

Living Building Makers | Creating Sustainable Buildings that Renew Our World by Jonathan A. Wright

  “Every day for several years, women and men carried out seemingly ordinary work-related tasks to accomplish something extraordinary.” Jonathan A. Wright Celebrating the champions addressing climate change, Living Building Makers: Creating Sustainable Buildings That Renew Our World is a handcrafted collection of stories about the remarkable people who bring the built environment to life. Each chapter [...]

By |2019-12-23T14:37:15-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Jonathan Wright|0 Comments

A Success Story | Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Build…

Thank you Habitat for all the fun, comradery and the opportunity to help out an amazing organization. Seth Lawrence-Slavas, VP of Project Development and his 2 children, and Melissa Caldwell, Director of Sales and Marketing had a blast creating their first Gingerbread Habitat House! Yes, it was high-performance and sustainably built! We'll see you next [...]

By |2019-12-23T14:16:07-05:00December 9th, 2019|2019|0 Comments

Understanding the Business Case for Biomimicry by Nathan Hays

Nathan Hays is working on his Masters in Biomimicry and Architecture at Arizona State University and knows that the Living Building Challenge is the first of its kind; a comprehensive, scale spanning systems solution to sustaining building certification. Nathan feels that by emulating nature, the LBC addresses the current challenges of the building industry as [...]

By |2019-08-14T15:12:00-04:00August 13th, 2019|2019|0 Comments