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, [...]
March 3 - 5, 2015 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston BuildingEnergy is the most established and most cross-disciplinary renewable energy and high performance building conference in the region. Organized by members of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), BuildingEnergy attracts more than 3500 building professionals with its cutting edge, vetted content and [...]
Jeri and her husband, Steve Wakefield, are now the proud grandparents of Lincoln and Sullivan Scott. Nine years ago the couple built a tree house for their grandsons. What began as a backyard construction project quickly bloomed into a whimsical, generational creation.
Are you thinking about new counter tops? There is no perfect surface material for every use and budget, but we can learn a lot about the healthiest and most sustainable options by looking at the raw materials and how each type of surface is glued or melded together. By Brent Ehrlich - Excerpted from Building [...]
NORTHAMPTON, MASS – Wright Builders, Inc. has received a 2011 GreenBuilder Home of the Year Award for a newly built Hadley, Massachusetts, house which generates 33 percent more energy than it consumes and powers the owners’ electric car. For their 2011 Home of the Year Awards, GreenBuilder selected “ten outstanding projects displaying the best and [...]