LTB Pike County Dispatch

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,…

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These Prefab Passive Houses Can Reduce Energy Use by 90 Percent

An architecture firm and a construction firm team up to provide affordable eco-friendly pre-made homes. It seems like everywhere you look these days you see homes covered with solar panels….

Prefab home offers energy efficiency

Fruit of partnership between architect, manufacturer When Elizabeth Scott ordered her new energy-efficient home, a factory in Searsmont, Maine, went to work. The house arrived in pieces on four trucks…

Passive House Panelizer Pushes the Tech Envelope

When JLC first encountered Passive House builder Chris Corson of Belfast, Maine, back in 2011, Corson was working on his first Passive House, and his most advanced piece of equipment…

Prefab Passive House Partnership Hits a Milestone

A house is assembled in New York from panels manufactured in Maine, while Phoenix Haus in Detroit moves into high gear A crane lowers a prefabricated wall section into place…

How Passive Houses Yield Aggressive Savings

Living in a home that’s wrapped in layers saves energy and money. And it makes your home more comfortable and your indoor air healthier to boot. How do you keep…

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Ecocor is Transforming the World of Prefab Homes

The average cost per square foot of a SOLSKEN model home is $237. For architect Richard Pedranti, AIA, CPHC, CPHB, HERS, PHIUS +, LEED, the fact that green building hasn’t…