Boston Green Building: Green Building Contractor

Boston Green Building: Green Building Contractor

Kyle Freeman
Jun 24, 2008

If you've spent any time on both coasts, you know that the green building movement is much more active on the left coast than the right. Eco material suppliers and stores are practically mainstream now on the west coast, particularly in the Pacific Northwest. Fortunately, here in New England we're beginning to see an emergence of eco stores, suppliers and now builders…

If you live in the Greater Boston area and you're intent on making your next renovation or construction project as eco as possible, check out Boston Green Building (BGB), an exciting business that focuses on sustainable contracting, design, consulting, historic preservation, and restoration.

We first met BGB's general contractor, Brian Butler, at the recent Down to Earth Expo in Boston and then again at the Jamaica Plain Green Roots Festival. Brian strikes us as smart, down-to-earth, and genuinely committed to the mission of green building. We also like that Boston Green Building is so transparent in their operations: they use an open book system, allowing you to see the specific breakdown of the costs of your project, down to the administrative costs.

Have you had any experience with Boston Green Building or other eco-oriented contractors?

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