Interview with Students – Hygge House

Here’s a link to the UMass BCT blog where there’s an interview with the students who have been working on the Hygge House. The interview was broadcast on WRSI!

Micro House Open House May 22 from 1 – 4 pm

Join us to explore high performance building on a small scale! 634 Main Road (Route 143), West Chesterfield, MA Call 413-296-0123 with any questions

HyggeHaus Redux

In January of 2020, a collaborative effort between UMass Amherst Building & Construction Technology, UMass Amherst Architecture, Five College Architectural Studies and East Branch Studio took root to design and build a[...]

2022 Design-Build Practicum: The HyggeHaus

2022 Design-Build Practicum: The HyggeHaus In January of 2020, a collaborative effort between UMass Amherst Building & Construction Technology, UMass Amherst Architecture, Five College Architectural Studies and East Branch Studio took root[...]

CLIMATE CHANGE 2022 FORUM

Kent will be participating in the Climate Change Forum in Deerfield at the Frontier Regional School on Saturday April 2 from 9 – 3 pm. This forum will be addressing what individuals,[...]

Collaboration with a timber framer

Timber framing is a method of building that uses large timbers, typically 5 x 5” or greater, as opposed to 2 x 4” or 2 x 6”, modern stick framing. Vertical members[...]

Changing Our Name

At Kent Hicks Construction Co, we’ve been building high performance homes and energy retrofitting, renovating and restoring existing homes for over thirty years using green and sustainable building practices. As we’ve evolved[...]

Guest speaking at UMass BCT

On March 12th, Kent will be speaking to students at the great Building, Construction and Technology program at UMass as part of the class – Jobs and Professional Life in BCT. This[...]

Gardening the Community!

Gardening the Community (GTC), a youth-based food justice organization in Springfield, partnered in the fall of 2020 with Revitalize CDC, Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, Northeast Solar, Steve Jablonski Architects, Graham Electric, and Kent Hicks Construction to[...]

Join @CET and a panel of experts to learn about LEED, Passive House, the Living Building Challenge, and other cutting-edge programs and technology! Kent is one of the panelists. February 24 at[...]