Wright Builders, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Seth Lawrence-Slavas of Leverett as President of Wright Builders Inc, effective Monday March 15, 2021, allowing Mark Ledwell to advance his retirement plans. Everyone at Wright Builders recognizes with deep gratitude Mark’s years of service, support, innovation, and leadership. We will miss him! Please join [...]
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 [...]
May, 2020 | COVID - 19 | Next Steps Dear friends, old and new, Your safety and well-being, along with the health and safety of our staff and larger community, are very important to all of us which. This requires that our office at 48 Bates Street remain closed to the public and visitors, as [...]
With great success behind them in 2020, NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Conference & Trade Show goes VIRTUAL again!
Learn, Influence, Lead BuildingEnergy Boston is a conference designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. It brings more than 1,000 industry leaders and emerging professionals together to learn from and share ideas with each other. Sessions are curated by a volunteer NESEA-Member content committee [...]
“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 [...]
From the forest, rises a sustainable net zero home in Shelburne that the couple thanks their lucky stars for... And we thank them for choosing us to design and built it. Turley Publications Living Spaces Fall/Winter 2019. Thanks Turley for sharing this story.
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 [...]
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 [...]
...committed to sustainable construction and delivering high performance, healthy environments with a reduced carbon footprint... is there any other way?!