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Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled in Jersey Shore Town

Architecture firm recognized for designing beautiful, energy efficient buildings partners with off-site building system company, Blueprint Robotics MILFORD, PA and SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS, NJ, July 12th, 2018 – Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full-service architecture firm focused on energy efficient design, has partnered with Blueprint Robotics to deliver a prefabricated Net Zero home at the Jersey Shore. The recently assembled building replaces an existing house in Spring Lake Heights and will serve as a weekend home to a couple from…

Ecocor Team Finishes Assembly of First-of-its-Kind Prefabricated Passive House Designed by Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA)

Prefab Passive House manufactured in advanced fabrication facility using state-of-the-art machines is assembled on site in less than one week. Ecocor, a construction firm that manufactures, delivers and assembles Passive House buildings, has finished assembly of the Elizabeth Scott Prefabricated Passive House, which was designed by Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full-service architecture firm focusing on sustainable and Passive House design. While Ecocor and RPA independently have extensive experience with site-built and prefabricated Passive Houses, Elizabeth’s house, which was panelized…

The First Prefabricated Passive House Designed by RPA Hits the Ecocor Production Line

A Legacy of Energy Efficient Living Helped Homeowner Elizabeth Scott Choose RPA|Ecocor’s Solsken Line of Model Passive Houses SEARSMONT, ME AND MILFORD, PA Ecocor, a construction firm that manufactures, delivers and assembles high performance buildings, has started production on the first Prefabricated Passive House designed by Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full service architecture firm focusing on sustainable design. Earlier this year, Ecocor and RPA announced a partnership to design and build Prefabricated Passive Houses and released their Solsken Line…

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Half of Americans Surveyed Struggle to Feel Warm and Comfortable in their Homes During the Winter Months Finds RPA|Ecocor

Drafts and Poor Insulation Create Both Discomfort and Familial Strife MILFORD, PA AND SEARSMONT, ME Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full-service architecture firm focused on sustainable design, and Ecocor, a construction company that manufactures, delivers and assembles high performance Passive House buildings, surveyed Americans and found that regardless of how much they pay to heat their home, more than half of respondents struggle to feel comfortable in their homes during colder months. This is not just causing physical discomfort, but…

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

Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full service architecture firm focusing on energy efficient design, is nearing completion of the Soeder Residence, RPA’s third Passive House and the first Passive House to be completed in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Passive House is the most stringent building energy standard in the world and homes built to this standard use 80 to 90% less heating and cooling energy than conventional homes. Shawn Soeder, in addition to owning the house with his wife JeanAnn, is…

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RPA’s Scranton Passive House Certified by Passive House Institute US (PHIUS)

Scranton, PA Passive House is the 112th PHIUS-Certified Building in North America Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full service architecture firm focused on energy efficient design, announced that its first Passive House, built in Scranton, PA, was recently certified by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). In order to become a certified Passive House, RPA needed to design the home to PHIUS’ rigorous energy standards. RPA’s detailed design drawings of the home were featured at PHIUS’ NAPH15 conference in September…

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RPA Breaks Ground on first Passive House in Pike County

Local Architect Designs and Builds Energy Efficient Home in Hawley, PA Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full service architecture firm focusing on energy efficient design, broke ground last month on what will be the first Passive House in Pike County, Pennsylvania. New to the United States but common in Europe, Passive House is today’s most energy efficient building standard. This will be the firm’s second Passive House residence in Northeast Pennsylvania. “RPA is dedicated to designing extraordinary places that are…

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RPA Receives Award for High-Performance Historic Preservation Project

Pike County Historic Preservation Trust Recognizes Richard Pedranti Architect’s Restoration of Milford’s Historic Anthony Brooks Building after a Devastating Fire. A historic preservation project by Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full service architecture firm focused on energy efficient design, was honored by the Pike County Historic Preservation Trust. Last night, the high-performance historic preservation of the Anthony Brooks Building, located in the heart of the Milford Pennsylvania Historic District, was awarded the Thomas W. Hoff Stewardship Medallion in recognition of…

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