Articles about BPC Green Builders and Projects

BPC Net-Zero Energy Home Project Subject of Series in Fine Home Building Magazine

An 80-year old home in Connecticut getting a deep energy retrofit and whole-house green renovation by BPC Green Builders is the subject of an ongoing series of articles in Fine Home Building Magazine. Join BPC project manager, Albert Jensen-Moulton and the editors of Fine Home Building magazine as this Net-Zero Energy home progresses. [...]

By |2021-04-28T11:25:34-04:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Articles about BPC, News from BPC|Tags: |

Two BPC Green Builders Projects Featured in Bedford & New Canaan Magazine

Two custom green homes recently built by BPC Green Builders are the subjects of two articles published in the March/April 2021 Bedford & New Canaan Magazine. One of the articles, titled Positively Passive, is about a home built by BPC Green Builders and designed by the homeowners Elisabeth Post-Marner and Larry Marner, both architects. [...]

By |2021-04-28T11:25:46-04:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles about BPC, News from BPC|Tags: |

Healthier Indoor Air, Making Every Breath Fresh and Filtered

By Cheryl Crabb The Hartford Courant, August 11, 2002 After months of renovation, Stacy Prince expects to breathe a lot easier once she and her family move back into their Westport home later this month. From the outside, the Prince's saltbox colonial will blend in easily with other houses on their street. One key [...]

By |2021-05-12T13:47:37-04:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Articles about BPC|

BPC Home Featured on Fine Home Building Website

The Taft School Faculty Home built by BPC Green Builders in 2014 was recently the subject of a detailed article on Fine Home Building's website written by Kiley Jacques. The article starts off: Four years after its completion, the internationally recognized Taft House remains a leading-edge example of building science success. The team designing and [...]

By |2021-04-28T14:10:47-04:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Articles about BPC, News from BPC|Tags: |

How Propane Homes can be Zero Energy Ready

  How Propane Homes can be Zero Energy Ready Build with Propane, News: By Hallie Busta    April 20, 2018 Chris Trolle was interviewed for an article in the Build with Propane website's news article section about a Zero Energy Ready Home and LEED Platinum project BPC built in New Fairfield, Connecticut in 2012. The home uses [...]

By |2018-08-30T15:15:58-04:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Articles about BPC|

Ridgefield “Net-Zero” House Powered Fully by the Sun

Ridgefield “Net-Zero” House Powered Fully by the Sun NewsTimes, Feburary 23, 2017 This article about a sustainable Net0-Zero Energy home built by BPC Green Builders and designed by Trillium Architects starts: "After nearly a year in their new home, the Ranades haven’t had to pay a nickel for the energy needed to run it. [...]

By |2021-04-28T11:33:51-04:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Articles about BPC, News from BPC|Tags: |

Passive Housing Trend Gaining Momentum in Fairfield County

Passive Housing Trend Gaining Momentum in Fairfield County The article below is about a BPC Green Builders Net Zero Energy home built in Ridgefield, Connecticut. The article's title suggests this home is a Passive House but it is not a certified Passive House. The home does use some Passive House design and construction approaches [...]

By |2021-04-28T11:51:18-04:00October 10th, 2016|Categories: Articles about BPC|Tags: |

Modern Breed

Modern Breed Ridgefield Magazine, November/December 2015 This article is about a home BPC Green Builders built in Ridgefield, Connecticut begins: ““A HOUSE IS NOT JUST WHAT YOU WANT BUT WHAT THE SITE WANTS,” says architect Vincent Colangelo. That’s particularly true for the modern house he designed off Branchville Road. Finished in 2010, this stunning contemporary [...]

By |2021-05-12T13:48:07-04:00December 5th, 2015|Categories: Articles about BPC|

Building the Future: A Builder’s Personal Dream Home Hits HERS 35

The rear exterior of my Passive House Energy Design Update newsletter, August 2014 Editor Amanda Voss Part 1 of this series begins: “Winner of the 2013 “Lowest HERS Index without Renewable Technologies” in the CT Zero Energy Challenge, the Trolle Residence in Danbury, Connecticut is the noteworthy culmination of a builder’s dream for his [...]

By |2019-05-10T15:21:14-04:00August 10th, 2014|Categories: Articles about BPC|

Houses That Green Built

Houses That Green Built By Karen Mankowitz Green Home 2014 Annual Issue This article says: “Despite the runaway use of the term in just about every industry, when it comes to quality home construction, it isn’t easy being “green.” What should be a well-quantified distinction has become a marketing term, shortchanging homeowners who want to [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:19:14-04:00July 2nd, 2014|Categories: Articles about BPC|

BPC Green Builders Lowers Home’s Energy Cost by 90%

BPC Green Builders Lowers Home’s Energy Cost by 90% Newstimes.com May 2, 2014  In a Newstimes.com article written by Dirk Perrefort, he writes: DANBURY -- BPC Green Builders is quickly becoming one of the leaders in the region in green building methods. The company, which is based in Wilton, recently won the Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge for [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:24:27-04:00May 2nd, 2014|Categories: Articles about BPC|

2014 Housing Innovation Award Winner: BPC Green Builders

2014 Housing Innovation Award Winner: BPC Green Builders U.S. Department of Energy Challenge Home Case Study This Department of Energy case study about a Passive House built by BPC Green Builders starts with: “Snow is cold, rain is wet, Chills my soul right to the marrow I won’t be happy … Till I’m home again [...]

By |2018-09-06T09:38:07-04:00February 5th, 2014|Categories: Articles about BPC|

2013 Housing Innovation Award Winner: BPC Green Builders

2013 Housing Innovation Award Winner: BPC Green Builders U.S. Department of Energy Challenge Home Case Study As this case study says: “A difficult decision to tear down a 60-year old lakeside bungalow led to the construction of a Challenge Home-certified, LEED platinum home that takes energy efficiency to new heights in New Fairfield, Connecticut. Owners James [...]

By |2018-12-19T14:21:15-05:00February 2nd, 2014|Categories: Articles about BPC|

Low-Impact Luxury

  Low-Impact Luxury GreenBuilder, June 2013 An energy consultant and a HERS Index certifier helped this custom home in New Canaan, Conn., achieve both luxury and efficiency. NATE AND ETTA KANTOR wanted to live in a truly green home. To achieve their goals, the couple wanted to work with a contractor who shared their vision of [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:19:48-04:00June 20th, 2013|Categories: Articles about BPC|

Healthy Homeowners

Healthy Homeowners By Dan Briody Green Home 2012 Annual Issue Etta Kantor still remembers the reaction she got from her builder when she described the type of house she wanted him to build. “He was so excited,” she recalls. “He said ‘Oh, you want to pull out all the stops!'” For most builders, it is [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:21:39-04:00December 15th, 2012|Categories: Articles about BPC|
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