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Willow Creek Phase 3

Formally a public housing complex named Chester A. Bowles Park, the new Willow Creek development is a mixed-income residential community in the Blue Hills neighborhood of Hartford. This third phase of the redevelopment includes 8 buildings with 30 townhouse style units.

Hotel Marcel

Hotel Marcel is a new boutique hotel that celebrates a legendary past fused with an exemplary climate-first future. It’s the first and only Passive House Certified and net-zero energy hotel in the U.​S. With a bona fide redux of the landmark Pirelli building designed by Marcel Breuer…

Colonial Deep Energy Retrofit

In this small Connecticut River town, buildings from the 1700s preside over the charming and vibrant downtown. The character is quintessential New England – wood-framed buildings, clapboard siding, simple elevations with modest embellishments…

The Tyler 

Founded in 1971, WinnCompanies began its journey with affordable housing, and is now recognized as the fifth largest multifamily property manager in the country with over 100,000 units across 23 states and Washington D.C. They continue to lead the…

Columbus Commons

The first phase of the two-phase Columbus Commons project will provide 80 units along with community facilities and retail space on the ground floor of the newly constructed, 5-story building above retail. This will provide apartments that are highly efficient, have…

11 Crown Street

The 11 Crown development team is seeking Passive House certification for three buildings to be located at its Meriden, CT site. The project consists of two primary archetypes; a multifamily 4-story, 63-unit apartment building and two sets of rowhouses containing a…

Stonington Passive House

The clients, both visual artists, approached Wyeth Architects LLC with clear expectations of a place to retire: a house and studios in an appropriate setting to inspire and support their Arts. They wanted a sustainable structure, respecting its environment and not…

Woods Road Passive House

Architects Richard Pedranti Architect

General Contractor BPC Green Builders

Guilford Passive House

A two-story, 3,209 SF (TFA) Certified Passivehouse Plus, by the Passivehaus Institut of Darmstad, Germany; with 4 bedrooms, a 3 car garage, a four -season conservatory and an 8 KW grid-tied PV system. The Net-zero single family house, completed in 2014, was built on…

Taft School Faculty Housing

The architectural and building team that completed this house has been working together on energy efficient homes (exclusively) for 15 years. On the design side was Elizabeth DiSalvo, Principal of Trillium Architects, who has decades of experience creating homes that…

Ash Point Cabin

Ash Point Cabin fulfills a desire to construct a super-insulated, high performance house using the most advanced building techniques while creating a comfortable, beautiful cabin that sits lightly on the land. By building to Passive House standards, the cabin will…

 Harwinton Passive House

This Passive House has been recognized for meeting two significant challenges. It is the first house in CT to be officially certified by the International Passive House Association AND it won 3 out of the 4 categories in the 2012 CT Net Zero Challenge, including being…

Barker Road House

Located in the Upper Merryall section of New Milford, CT. This low environmental impact Passive House is approximately 75% complete. The main design ethos of the house is to have as little environmental impact in its construction/embodied energy, as well as its energy…

SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS

Mundelein Hall

Riverdale Country School hired our firm to develop plans for the complete restoration and retrofit of Mundelein Hall, a 170-year old carriage house that was part of a new property annexation on the Upper School’s Hill Campus. We were fully responsible for the…

Rocky Corner Cohousing

Designed by Centerbrook Architects, Jim Childress and Melissa Kops (now of Pirie Associates), Rocky Corner is the first cohousing community to be built in Connecticut. Rocky Corner Cohousing is a neighborhood of 30 Energy Star homes being built now in Bethany….

Charming ICF Farmhouse

The house was built with ICF. ICF, or insulated concrete forms, is a superior exterior wall system that we recommend for all our new residential and commercial projects. Simply, the forms are stacked on top of each other and concrete is poured in the middle. This…

Farmington Net Zero

This Farmington home produces more energy than it uses on an annual basis. Pretty remarkable, right? This “net zero” performance deserves recognition; that’s why energizeCT created its annual CT Zero Energy Challenge. And that’s why we are especially pleased to have…

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