New Tools for Calculating Energy Usage in Net Zero Homes

Over the years at Bensonwood we've designed and built a number of LEED certified, Net-Zero homes and commercial buildings, but our team never stops in our quest to learn more, and deliver new and better design/build methods to the benefit of our clients, our world and our structures. (Some noteworthy projects: Unity House which partially [...]

2017-01-12T13:48:57+00:00 January 16th, 2013|0 Comments

Burr and Burton Academy

A view of the Burr and Burton Mountain Campus Academic Building as you approach from the road. At Bensonwood we’re proud of our nearly 40 year history as the premier designer/builder of energy-efficient timber frame, hybrid, and other high-performance homes. But we have also built a strong reputation for designing and building LEED [...]

2017-01-12T13:48:58+00:00 January 2nd, 2013|3 Comments

Rebuilding the Bartonsville Bridge

When hurricane Irene rolled through Vermont in 2011, it washed away the Bartonsville covered bridge in Rockingham, VT. The town of Rockingham agreed to rebuild the bridge and they turned to the local timber framers at Bensonwood for engineering, timber work, and construction. We're happy to say that the bridge is nearing completion, with much [...]

2017-01-12T13:48:58+00:00 December 3rd, 2012|1 Comment