The Positive Impact of Worker Cooperatives

BPC Green Builders has always prided itself on being more than just a sustainable, eco-friendly home builder. Transitioning to a worker-owned cooperative last year was a natural way for our company to make a positive social impact and create a lasting legacy in our community.  Today we’d like to talk a little more about our [...]

By |2024-03-12T14:05:10-04:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Is Sustainable Home Construction?

Green home building is not just a trend; it's an investment in our future. As the leading green home builder in western Connecticut and nearby New York counties, the team at BPC Green Builders specializes in creating eco-friendly new houses that are resilient, sustainable, and of superior quality. Today, we're going to explore the idea [...]

By |2023-12-22T18:04:39-05:00December 22nd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

7 Essential Components of a Zero Energy Ready Home

(Downloadable PDF) Zero Energy Ready is a green home certification established by the Department of Energy, and high standards must be met for any home that qualifies! Zero Energy Ready homes are: Comfortable and healthy to live in Better for the environment Energy efficient with lower monthly energy bills Well-built, durable, and long-lasting BPC Green [...]

By |2023-12-19T16:27:37-05:00December 19th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

How Green Retrofits Increase Home Value and Energy Efficiency

(Downloadable PDF) Retrofitting a home to meet green certification standards is better for the environment than tearing down your old home to build a new one, and it delivers all of the same comfort and economic benefits. Plus, deep green retrofitted homes are more valuable if you decide to sell. Here are some factors that [...]

By |2023-10-12T14:11:57-04:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why Green Homes Are Better for the Environment

Environmental problems are creating extreme weather conditions across the planet—even right in our backyard—highlighting the consequences of climate change, pollution, and loss of biodiversity on our planet. Part of the solution is to embrace sustainable living. Living in an eco-friendly home means you are taking action to be more environmentally friendly. Along with their many [...]

By |2023-10-05T12:45:03-04:00October 5th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Explaining Green Retrofits for Existing Homes

As an award-winning green home contractor, BPC Green Builders has made a name for itself by building some of the finest high-performance homes in western Connecticut and parts of New York State. But while we take enormous pride in our new construction work, it’s not all we do. With our deep green retrofitting services, we [...]

By |2023-08-18T16:18:59-04:00August 18th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

5 Components to Consider When Building a Green New Home

(Downloadable PDF) There are many different factors that go into new home construction, especially when you’re building a green home. At BPC Green Builders, our award-winning team works with our clients to produce high-quality, long-lasting custom green new homes. Here are some of the considerations we make. Solar Solar panels can generate up to 100% [...]

By |2023-07-14T08:14:48-04:00July 14th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Comfort Benefits of a BPC Green Home

  What makes sustainable homes built by BPC Green Builders better? Our new green houses cost less to heat and cool.  With fresh-air ventilation, they create a cleaner and healthier indoors for your family. Our airtight and sustainably constructed homes are comfortable and quiet to live in, year-round. BPC builds some of the most energy-efficient [...]

By |2023-06-20T11:20:35-04:00June 20th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why Air Sealing Your Green New Home Is So Important

As a national leader in residential green building, BPC Green Builders incorporates the latest advancements in energy efficiency and sustainable home construction into all of our projects. A key element of our process is advanced air sealing that creates a virtually airtight building envelope—an essential component of a high quality custom green home. Whether you're [...]

By |2023-06-08T17:31:25-04:00June 8th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Does a Healthy Home Look Like?

(Downloadable PDF) An energy-efficient home is a healthy home! If you want to make your house efficient and healthy, make sure it has these features.  Green Building Materials Using green building practices and materials keeps toxic building materials out of your home and prevents off-gassing.  Insulation  Well-insulated homes maintain a safe and comfortable temperature throughout, [...]

By |2023-06-08T17:07:50-04:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Are Eco-Friendly Homes More Expensive?

Building a custom new home is a significant cost for anyone, but many people considering building a new house are under the impression that green or eco-friendly homes aren’t affordable. Unfortunately, this is a common misconception, in part because many people fail to look at the bigger picture of ongoing home ownership costs. Today we’re [...]

By |2023-06-08T17:08:21-04:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Does Being a Worker-Owned Cooperative Mean for BPC Green Builders?

One of the best pieces of news we can share for the beginning of 2023 is that as of January 1, BPC Green Builders is officially a worker-owned cooperative. Our founders, Mike and Chris Trolle, have been working with the entire BPC team toward this change for some time. We’re incredibly proud of the steps [...]

By |2023-06-08T17:08:50-04:00April 23rd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Does Working with BPC Green Builders Look Like?

Building a new green home is a significant undertaking, and the success of the project and how happy you are with your new environmentally-friendly home largely depends on the builder and architect you choose. With the right team in place, the end result will be a home that is truly ​​beautiful, healthy, energy-efficient, and durable. [...]

By |2023-06-08T17:19:36-04:00March 29th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|
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