Wright Builders’ Village Hill home achieves HERS index of 1

Imagine... spending just $62 annually on your heating, cooling, hot water, lights and appliances! This home is designed and built to do just that for the new home owners. Congrats! Why does the HERS index matter? A certified Home Energy Rater assesses the energy efficiency of a home, assigning it a relative performance score. The [...]

By |2020-10-30T15:23:22-04:00October 30th, 2020|2020 Village Hill|0 Comments

65 Emerson Way – Check out one of the LAST chances to build a custom home at Emerson Way

To-be-built @ 65 Emerson Way, Northampton, MA           This light filled south facing single story home provides an abundance of gracious living space suitable for just family or larger gatherings of friends. Sustainably designed and constructed, and solar ready for combustion free and Net-zero-electric living. A healthy, refreshing and comfortable environment, ready [...]

By |2020-11-09T08:53:51-05:00October 13th, 2020|2020 Emerson Way|0 Comments

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