Articles about BPC

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+00:00April 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 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. That’s because all [...]

By |2018-08-30T15:14:47+00:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Articles about BPC|

Passive Housing Trend Gaining Momentum in Fairfield County

Passive Housing Trend Gaining Momentum in Fairfield County Westfair Online, October 2016 Energy-saving passive housing, something of a “bubbling under” trend to many, seems to be gathering momentum, including in Fairfield County where a pair of developers are rolling out the concept to both residential and commercial customers. (…) Read the full article on Westfair [...]

By |2018-09-05T15:38:45+00:00October 10th, 2016|Categories: Articles about BPC|

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 |2018-09-11T13:28:30+00:00December 5th, 2015|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+00:00July 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+00:00May 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+00:00February 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 |2018-09-11T13:27:18+00:00February 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+00:00June 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+00:00December 15th, 2012|Categories: Articles about BPC|