By Paul Bousquet, Vermont Standard, March 8, 2012
Known throughout the area for its oustanding workmanship, Ambrose Custom Builders recieved top honors at the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Southern Vermont at their 13th annual Excellence in Housing Awards. Ambrose won in categories of Single Family Home 2,000 to 3,000 sq ft; Residential Renovation; Environmnetal Excellence; Energy Efficiency New Home; Best Website. In prior years, it won recognition for best Kitchen design, best bathroom and best house 2,000 to 3,000 sq ft.
According to its website, “Ambrose Custom Builders is an Artisan building firm comprised of a husband and wife team who bring passion for excellence to the design/build process. Managing a small number of projects at any given time, Chris stays intimately involved with all design and build elements of each project.”
Chris and Brigitte draw on over 3 decades of building experience. Chris acquired his profession starting out as a carpenter while Brigitte is a design graduate with award winning experience at major design firms like Epps Interiors, Atkinson McKee and Design Associates.
Chris is a Certified Green Building Professional. As such, all of the homes built are Energy Star rated. The award winning house built on College Hill Rd., in the words of Chris, “was a 5+ star rated home and achieved a result 33% better than Energy Star’s threshold and 18% better than the next closest competitor in the Energy Efficiency Category.”
Another recent project that won the award for Best Renovation was an 1811 brick Federal in South Woodstock that Ambrose purchased and renovated last summer.
For more information contact Ambrose Custom Builders at (802) 282-2821 or visit www.ambrosecustombuilders.com.