Articles about BPC Green Builders and Projects

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|

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: |

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: |

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: |

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: |

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: |

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|

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|

Roxbury Health House Gentle on the Lungs, Kind to the Environment

Roxbury Health House Gentle on the Lungs, Kind to the Environment By Christine Shugrue Sierra Club Quinnehtukqut, Summer 2000 Reprinted with the permission of the Sierra Club Quinnehtukqut, Summer 2000 When it comes to improving our health we will consider changing our diet, exercising more, taking vitamins and slowing down a hectic schedule. Few of us, [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:28:03-04:00August 21st, 2000|Categories: Articles about BPC|

Ridgefield Home Gets Top “Green”

Ridgefield Home Gets Top “Green” Press, Ridgefield, CT, July 1, 2010 A Ridgefield home is the first in town and in Fairfield County to be certified at the LEED for Homes Platinum tier by the United States Green Building Council. Mike Taylor and Steve Zemo said they chose to renovate their home using green construction because [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:27:36-04:00July 1st, 2010|Categories: Articles about BPC|

The Greening of America’s Homes

The Greening of America’s Homes By Jane K. Dove The Home Monthly, October 2006 Is “green building” in the Northeast finally set to move out of the shadows and into the sun? The answer seems to be, yes. Largely overlooked in our part of the country, green building – a term coined to describe an energy-efficient, [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:26:39-04:00October 5th, 2006|Categories: Articles about BPC|

Old + New: Best Use of Advanced Building Technologies

Old + New: Best Use of Advanced Building Technologies GreenBuilder – The Green Design Guide, December, 2010 The Adirondack-style shingled home, complete with a pond and running stream, holds its own along the estate-studded back roads of New Canaan, Conn. But it is a beauty that’s simply the veneer on a highly engineered and [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:25:33-04:00December 13th, 2010|Categories: Articles about BPC|