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For a Lake View, They Built on Stilts

It’s a Sunday spring morning. Colin Dickerman, Peter Koblish and their two pit bulls are, at last, spending it in their house in upstate New York, overlooking a lake and…

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Actively Passive

The push for Passive House has become more active. As a quick refresher, a Passive House (PH) project relies on a robust envelope system to minimize or eliminate the need…

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Passive House Busts High Cost Myth

There’s a myth circulating that super energy-efficient homes cost more to build than homes with typical code-level energy features. Last year, Architect, Richard Pedranti, busted that myth by designing a…

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Greater Pike Foundation Celebrates Community House, Hefty Grant Fund

MILFORD — This year’s Greater Pike Community Foundation distribution plan, their most generous ever, was just one part of community enhancements celebrated at a open house at the Community House…

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Green Builder Magazine 2017 Passive House of the Year

To Achieve Passive House Status for Scranton House, Builders Went Back to Basics Once upon a time, there was a burned-out house on an abandoned hillside lot—an eyesore for residents…

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Microbrewery Approved, Designed by Richard Pedranti Architect, Could Open Next Year

MILFORD — The Borough will have its first microbrewery, and it may open as soon as next year. The Borough Council on Monday unanimously approved the request filed by Milford…

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Partnering to Bring Down Costs

Scranton House – Scranton, Penn. A new home constructed via the prefabricated panel system developed by Richard Pedranti Architect and Ecocor Partners is a prime example of the way to…

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Plan Takes Community House into 2nd Century in Milford

MILFORD — The Community House board is committed to expand the traditional uses of the historic property while maintaining the original stipulations for community uses outlines by the Pinchot family,…