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BPC Green Builders Win’s 2019 Top Green Business Award from TownVibe Media

On March 12, 2019, BPC Green Builders was honored for significantly incorporating green practices into their culture and operations at TownVibe's Sixth Annual Green Awards' ceremony in Ridgefield, CT. Since 1998, BPC has always built green homes that meet or exceed industry-recognized green building standards. Many of BPC's custom homes are [...]

By |2019-07-02T15:31:19-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: News from BPC|

BPC Home Featured on Fine Homebuilding Website

The Taft School Faculty Home built by BPC Green Builders in 2014 was recently the subject of a detailed article on Fine Homebuilding'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 [...]

By |2019-04-18T16:34:58-04:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Articles about BPC, News from BPC|

BPC Green Builders Wins WestPort’s First Green Building Residential Award

BPC Green Builders is proud to announce that we are the first winner of the town of Westport’s Green Task Force “Building Award for Achievement in Sustainable Design and Construction”. The award program is part of a larger program by Westport’s Building Dept. for recognizing projects in Westport that have made or are making [...]

By |2019-04-16T16:25:32-04:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: News from BPC|

BPC Clients Write E-book About Their BPC Net Zero Energy Home

Download it for free here BPC clients Karen and Cyril Cabral were so enthusiastic about their new Net Zero Energy Home by BPC that they wrote an e-book to share their experience and what they learned about high-performance energy-efficient homes during the process.  Most BPC clients find building their green home a learning experience. But [...]

By |2019-04-16T17:07:34-04:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: News from BPC|

BPC Green Builders Earns Another U.S. Department of Energy Housing Innovation Award

October 2017 BPC Green Builders Earns Another U.S. Department of Energy Housing Innovation Award: 2017 US DOE Housing Innovation Award for Custom Homes for Buyers BPC Green Builders Inc. received its fourth DOE Housing Innovation Award in five years. The award category was "Custom Homes for Buyers".  Built in Clinton, NY the winning custom green home [...]

By |2019-04-16T16:23:15-04:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: News from BPC|

BPC Earns USGBC LEED Homes Award for 2015 “Outstanding Single-Family Project”

June 2016 Front View On June 28, 2016 the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the single family Taft School Faculty Home, which BPC Green Builders built and Trillium Architects designed, in Watertown, Connecticut was awarded the national 2015 LEED Homes Award for “Outstanding Single-Family Project”. According to USGBC the annual LEED Homes [...]

By |2019-04-16T16:13:08-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: News from BPC|

BPC Green Builders Wins US DOE 2015 Housing Innovation Award Grand Prize

BPC Green Builders won the overall Grand Prize in the 2015 Housing Innovation Awards from The US Department of Energy for “Custom Innovation on the Path to Zero Net-Energy Ready Homes” for a new colonial-style home in Watertown. This home was commissioned by the Taft School as a new faculty home which could also [...]

By |2019-04-16T16:39:12-04:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: News from BPC|

Taft School Faculty Home becomes Second PHIUS Certified Passive House built by BPC Green Builders

July 2015           A new colonial-style home in Watertown, CT, has been certified as a Passive House by Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). For a home to meet this standard, it must meet a series of strict performance standards that result in an 80% reduction in energy required to operate [...]

By |2019-04-16T16:37:20-04:00July 30th, 2015|Categories: News from BPC|

BPC Green Builders Wins Housing Innovation Award for the Second Time

September 2014 Connecticut's First Passive House Certified Home Connecticut's first PHIUS certified home. The first PHIUS certified home in Connecticut is owned by Mike Trolle, co-owner of BPC Green Builders, and is now a multiple award winner: the US Department of Energy's Housing Innovation Award for "Custom Innovation on the Path to Zero [...]

By |2019-04-16T17:00:40-04:00September 16th, 2014|Categories: News from BPC|