Sustainable Construction

Noble Home, LLC

Noble Home, LLC specializes in site and customer-specific design and construction for residential and small commercial buildings.

Noble Home also has a do-it-yourself passive solar building system for those dreaming of building their own high performance home.

Noble Home staff are experts in many types of building technologies and can help the novice homeowner wade through the complexities of modern construction while ensuring a streamlined cost-effective solution with our unique design-build services. We design creative structures that maximize the available solar energy and are inspired by the natural surroundings, which helps us remain close to Nature in our daily lives. Our deisgn process is also informed by construction experience, reducing project cost surprises due to under-estimating.

We source our materials locally as much as possible, working with local mills supplying FSC rated lumber, and often building cabinets and built-ins at our shop.

 

http://www.noble-home.net
(413) 623-3733
Wellnesscapes, LLC.

Landscape Architect  

Registered and Fully Insured

Tom Benjamin RLA, LEED-AP BD+C, Principal, has been an innovator in the field of landscape and sustainable design for more than 20 years. Our work has demonstrated success designing cost-effective sustainable landscapes for residences, institutions and businesses and is highly responsive to client needs.  Our unmatched insights into low-input resilient design, natural habitat and ecosystem restoration as well as the planning, implementation, and maintenance of therapeutic wellness gardens sets us apart from other offices. We listen well and take a collaborative and holistic approach to planning, emphasizing realistic operations and management practices, that has produced an extensive list of long-term landscape success stories.  On projects requiring environmental review, our work consistently meets compliance needs.  In fact, our projects have repeatedly been recognized as leaders in linking exemplary environmental compliance with human use of the quality spaces we’ve created.  Our projects have been recognized by the US EPA, American Society of Landscape Architects, and American Planning Association.

http://www.wellnesscapes.com
(413) 687-1135
Kraus-Fitch Architects, Inc.

Kraus-Fitch Architects specializes in ecologically sound and socially responsible design. Our work ranges from deep energy retrofits and zero net energy buildings to cohousing communities and other smart-growth projects. Our interactive approach allows us to realize your vision with practical, innovative, and cost-effective solutions. Skilled in group process facilitation and active listening, we build consensus within families, communities, and building committees. We have received numerous awards for green design and smart growth development, are internationally recognized for our expertise in co-housing, and were named one of the Top Ten Green Architects for 2005 by Natural Home and Garden magazine.

http://www.krausfitch.com
(413) 549-5799
Haydenville Woodworking & Design, Inc.

Haydenville Woodworking & Design Inc. offers comprehensive home construction and renovation services, as well as a shop capable of producing custom cabinetry, furniture and architectural millwork packages.  Incorporated in 1987 and based in South Deerfield, we have grown to be one of the Pioneer Valley’s most well established design and build firms.  We are committed to providing local, sustainably sources materials and promote environmentally responsibility throughout our business practices.

 

http://haydenvillewd.com
(413) 665-7402
Wright Builders, Inc.

Wright Builders, Inc. has been one of the leading construction firms in the Northampton area for over 40 years. Known for our creativity and ingenuity, we strive for the highest quality and enduring value on every project. We are committed to sustainable construction, utilizing the guidelines for ENERGY STAR and LEED Certified building.

http://www.wright-builders.com
(413) 586-8287
413.587.9276
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