Third time's a charm for the Trillium team at the 2015 CTGBC Awards

 Elizabeth DiSalvo accepting the 2015 CTGBC Green Building Residential award of honor for the Taft School Residence, with Judy Swann~CTGBC, Pat McDonnell~CTGBC, Chris Trolle~BPC Builders.

Elizabeth DiSalvo accepting the 2015 CTGBC Green Building Residential award of honor for the Taft School Residence, with Judy Swann~CTGBC, Pat McDonnell~CTGBC, Chris Trolle~BPC Builders.

 Chris and Elizabeth discuss their award winning Taft project

Chris and Elizabeth discuss their award winning Taft project

2015 CTGBC Residential Award of Honor – CT Green Building Council

2015 1st place Housing Innovation Award (Top National Award for Best House in USA!)- U.S. Department of Energy

2014 Net Zero Award, 3rd Place - CT Zero Energy Challenge

The Taft School Faculty House, designed by Trillium Architects and built by BPC builders, won the 2015 CTGBC Residential Award of Honor.  The house was commissioned by the Taft School (a private secondary boarding school in Litchfield County) to serve as an example to the public and a learning tool for their students.

To that end the house achieved the following certifications:

·        Passive House

·        LEED Platinum

·        Net Zero

·        Living Building Challenge (3 Petals)

This is the 3rd CTGBC Residential Award that the team at Trillium has won.  They won the CTGBC Residential Award of Merit in both 2012 and 2013.