ENR Results Fontaine is one of the state's original "green" school builders. Since joining the high performance/sustainability movement, now two decades later, Fontaine is a leader in the field having been recognized by ENR as a Top 100 Green Contractor for the past seven years! View Project >>
Northfield Mount Hermon Gilder Center Currently in progress working on the steel erection and cross-laminated timber (CLT) on our new Gilder Center Project at Northfield Mount Hermon. Cross-laminated timber is a wood panel product made from gluing together layers of solid-sawn lumber. CLT is a prefabricated panel that is used to construct environmentally sustainable floors, walls and roofs on a variety of structures. View Project >>
UMass Chiller Plant This $20 million renovation and addition project consisted of extensive underground electrical work and the construction of an expansion to the existing chiller plant while also minimizing the down time of the critical cooling system. The project received LEED Silver. Photo Courtesy of: Brad Feiknopf View Project >>
Granby Elementary School The Granby Elementary School project consisted of a 31,730 SF addition connected to the existing 37,030 SF East Meadow School that was completely renovated. The existing portion of the single-story school was completely renovated. Most of the windows, doors, fixtures, finishes, ceilings, lighting and mechanical systems, were removed and replaced. A new fire protection system was also provided. This phased construction project allowed the students at East Meadow to remain on site safely throughout the duration of the project. This project achieved LEED Silver. View Project >>
Nelson Place Elementary School Nelson Place Elementary School was the first school in Massachusetts to be certified under the new LEED v4 for Schools. The Massachusetts Department of Energy claims it is the “most efficient public building built to date” based on energy modeling and has served as a model for subsequent schools pursuing Net Zero. View Project >>
Athol Elementary School This new 95,726 SF Elementary School accommodates 545 students with a grade configuration of PK?4, and supporting staff and faculty. This project was located behind the existing, fully?occupied, Athol?Royalston Middle School. The scope of the work included all related site work, hardscape/landscape, underground utilities, parking and onsite services, roadways, and playing fields with related play structures. The Project was required to meet all the Owner’s requirements to achieve the specified target to receive a certification. This was measured and documented according to the MACHPS guidelines, as administered by the Collaborative for High Performance Schools, Inc. This project achieved the highest level of recognition under MA-CHPS Criteria | Verified Leader View Project >>
Math & Science Center, Berkshire School Berkshire’s new Math & Science Center is a model of sustainability and green building techniques. View Project >>
John W. Olver Transit Center A model of energy efficiency, this project was the first zero-net-energy transit center ever built in the United States. View Project >>
Figge Hall, College of the Holy Cross This new $15.6 million, 60,000-square-foot residential hall accommodates 158 students. View Project >>
West Springfield High School This new construction of a 257,525 SF high school on the grounds of an occupied high school consisted of extensive athletic fields for an enrolment of over 1,200 students. The West Springfield High School project required the abatement and demolition of the existing school; the first phase of which took place over an aggressive summer schedule to provide access to the new school’s main entrance for the start of school. Certified LEED® Silver View Project >>
Plains Elementary School This project included the demolition of the existing school along with construction of a new 63,377 SF two?story masonry clad building on the existing Plains School site. The school offers flexible classrooms arranged around common spaces or “neighborhoods” that foster a sense of community and promote teacher collaboration. Smaller pullout spaces, along with the central common space, give more options to teachers and specialists. A ribbon corridor threads its way throughout the building, joining the classroom clusters while bringing clerestory windows to bring daylight deep into the building. The school’s large gymnasium and cafeteria also work as an important public space for the community. This project was LEED Silver Certified. View Project >>
East Bridgewater Jr/Sr High School This 215,000 SF new high school was built to meet LEED GOLD certification standards. The building houses more than 1,000 students and was constructed on the grounds of the fully occupied existing high school. The project team managed significant site issues including ground water and the presence of wetlands in close proximity to the new building’s footprint. New athletic fields as well as full abatement and demolition of the existing school were completed as the final phase of the project. View Project >>
Minnechaug Regional High School A new $53.6 million high school that was built as part of the Massachusetts Collaborative for High Performance Schools. View Project >>
White Street Fire Station The very first LEED Gold fire station to be built in the Northeast. View Project >>
Monomoy Regional High School This new 168,000 SF high school was constructed to house more than 1,000 students adjacent to the existing high school which remained fully occupied. Once completed, the existing school was abated and demolished to allow for the construction of athletic fields and parking. The project called for sensitivity to site and soil conditions native to Cape Cod taking into account the close proximity of wetlands. MA-CHPS Verified Leader View Project >>