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[...]

Dwell magazine article – “Sheffield Home Pays Homage to an Idyllic Landscape”

Nice mention in Dwell – “Designed by Vincent Appel, principal of Of Possible Architectures, and built by Kent Hicks Construction, this single-story residence in the Berkshires of Massachusetts frames the surrounding landscape.”[...]

Sheffield Home Featured in Anniversary Magazine

“The construction of a 3,600 sq.ft. contemporary home in Sheffield, Massachusetts has completed, designed by Vincent Appel — Of Possible and built by Kent Hicks Construction. The home is a marriage of[...]

UMass BCT Program Career Fair

We are excited to be part of UMass’ Building and Construction Technology Program’s career fair for jobs in construction, project management, green building, materials, building systems, and related fields. April 10, 2020[...]

Climate Change Forum

Kent will be part of a workshop on Moving Toward Net Zero or Zero Energy Buildings that the town of Deerfield will be hosting as part of their Climate Change Forum. The[...]

Small Home Forum

Kent will be part of the Small Home Forum presented by Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity at Greenfield Community College from 8:30 – 12:30 on March 27th. There will be local builders[...]

WMAIA Annual Meeting

Kent was the keynote speaker at the WMAIA annual meeting, and focused on climate equity through education and the built environment. He outlined his involvement with the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction[...]

East Branch Evolution – A New Venture

One of my first jobs in construction was working on a production framing crew. We were building subdivisions—so many homes that looked practically identical (garage on the left or on the right).[...]

Historic house in Deerfield wins prestigious award for interiors!

We’re excited to announce that the International Interior Design Association (New England Chapter) has awarded Catherine Truman Architects the Best in Massachusetts award for the interiors of our historic restoration and deep energy[...]

Another chance to catch – Making Net Zero Homes and Energy Retrofits Affordable, Healthy and Low in Embodied Carbon

Kent will be presenting a subject he’s passionate about again, after the strong interest from the standing room only crowd at the Forbes Library earlier in the month. Monday, March 25   [...]

Coming presentation – Project Drawdown: 100 Substantive Solutions to Reverse Climate Change

Saturday, March 2      (free)         3 – 4:30 – Forbes Library,  20 West St., Northampton  In 2017, environmentalist, author and activist Paul Hawken published the book- “Drawdown”. He brought together[...]

Presentation this Saturday – Making Net Zero Homes and Energy Retrofits Affordable, Healthy and Low in Embodied Carbon

Saturday 3 – 4 pm at Forbes Library in Northampton, 20 West St. To make a substantial and faster impact on reducing carbon emissions in our built environment, we need to remove[...]