RPA Green Building Advisor

Factories Gear Up for Passive House Building

Plants on both sides of North America specialize in superinsulated panelized building components. Factories designed to turn out prefabricated components for Passive House buildings are up and running on both…

RPA inhabitat

North America’s First Fully Prefabricated Passive Houses Could Revolutionize the Housing Market

A brilliant new partnership announced today could revolutionize the way Americans build their homes. Ecocor has teamed up with sustainability-minded design firm Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA) to design and build…

RPA Curbed

New Passive House Prefab Factory an Assembly Line for Green Homes

Maine-based EcoCor offers 11 different models of energy-efficient, factory-built prefabs, ready-to-order. The passive house movement, which promotes ultra-efficient building standards as means to reduce energy usage and create healthier, cleaner…

RPA Construction Dive

Offsite Builder, Architect Launch Line of Energy-Efficient Prefab Homes

Dive Brief: Offsite “high performance” building manufacturer Ecocor has teamed up with Richard Pedranti Architect to develop a line of prefabricated homes that meet the strict energy-efficient requirements of the…

RPA Builder

More Prefab Passive House Options for North America

Passive House Institute (PHI)-certified walls are coming to North America, says ARCHITECT associate editor Hallie Busta. Ecocor, a Searsmont, Maine-based high-performance building manufacturer is partnering with Milford, Pa.–based architecture firm…

RPA Architect Magazine

More Prefab Passive House Options for North America

The model of sustainable construction popular in Europe is making its way to the U.S. and Canada. There’s a new player in the small but growing market for prefabricated Passive…

Soeder feature

Construction of Passive House in Washington Twp. is a First in Berks

A new house is taking shape on a scenic hillside on Hill Church Road. What’s notable about this new house is that it is the first Passive House to be…

Soeder feature

This Construction is Actively Efficient

Reading Eagle May 1, 2016 – Washington Township, PA By Carole Duran Earth Day will be celebrated 365 days a year by JeanAnn and Shawn Soeder, when construction of their…

Soeder feature

Richard Pedranti Architect Nears Completion of its Third Passive House, The First Passive House in Berks County, Pennsylvania

PRWEB April 22, 2016 – Bechtelsville, PA By Jessica Fitzgerald Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full service architecture firm focusing on energy efficient design, is nearing completion of the Soeder…