Sustainable Building

W.T. Rich is a leader in sustainable building that is targeting USGBC certification, Net-Zero or MA-CHPS. We understand the nuances of building with sustainable materials and tracking the environmentally proactive aspects of the project to ensure our team provides detailed reporting for whichever sustainability acknowledgment your project will ultimately seek. 

W.T. Rich has achieved LEED / MA-CHPS certification on the following projects: 

Project Name / Location Project Description Certification Level
5 Western Avenue, Cambridge, MA 63,000 SF historic restoration LEED Gold
Allied Health - Northern Essex Community College, Lawrence, MA 44,000 SF new construction LEED Silver pending
Angier Elementary School, Newton, MA 75,000 SF new construction LEED Silver
F.D. Roosevelt School, Hyde Park, MA 44,000 SF renovation and addition LEED Silver
Mass Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA 43,000 SF new construction LEED Platinum
Martin Luther King Jr. School, Cambridge, MA 190,000 SF new construction  LEED Platinum pending
Norton High School, Norton, MA 160,000 SF renovation LEED Silver
Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, S. Easton, MA 280,000 SF renovation and addition MA-CHPS
War Memorial - Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Cambridge, MA 152,000 SF renovation and addition LEED Silver
Worcester State University - Administration Building, Worcester, MA 63,000 SF renovation and addition LEED Gold
Worcester State University - Athletic Center, Worcester, MA 100,000 SF new construction LEED Gold
West Parish School, Gloucester, MA 66,000 SF new construction LEED Gold

“W.T. Rich Co. Inc. provides excellent service and has demonstrated that their foremost interest is with their client’s wishes and needs. They are responsible and creative in their approach to problematic situations, and they are careful of budget considerations to ensure that the construction process progresses successfully. At all times the construction personnel from W.T. Rich Co. Inc. were knowledgeable, courteous, and extremely professional in their actions. We have had the pleasure of working together with W.T. Rich Co. Inc. on the West Parish School Project in Gloucester, Massachusetts and would highly recommend them without reservation to any organization considering them for a project.”  

Kevin J. Buckley, AIA, President
KBA Architects
West Parish School Project