The Performance House
(203) 637-5074

New Construction

Custom new homes built for quality and performance.

Energy Audits

Discover where your home is wasting energy, find out how to fix it.

The Performance House

Designed for optimal, comfort, durability, energy savings.

2012 Winner of the Zero Energy Challenge!

About Preferred Builders

Preferred Builders Inc. is a general contractor specializing in new home construction located in Greenwich, Connecticut. Celebrating over 26 years experience in the building and remodeling industry, Preferred Builders has completed both spec and custom homes throughout Fairfield County. Learn more about our services

About Peter Fusaro

As founder and President of Preferred Builders Inc. and Vice President of Green Built Connecticut, located in Riverside Connecticut, Peter Fusaro is no stranger to the building industry where he has been building for the past 27 years. He was honored with the 2008 Builder of the Year HBRA Award, 2009 Community Service HOBI Award, 2009 Philanthropist of the year, Vision Fund Award and Best In Green Award 2009. Learn more about Preferred Builders and Peter Fusaro on our About Us page.

The Performance House

We have completed 23 Brown House Road in Old Greenwich.Here is a brief summary on the certifications that were 3rd party verified by Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

We hit our targets on The Performance House and we have received certifications for Emerald in National Green Building Standard, Platinum in LEED for Homes, Energy Star Version 3 “HERS Score 20”, EPA Indoor AirPlus, EPA WaterSence and DOE Challenge Home.

We entered The Home Builders Industry Awards “HOBIs” in Connecticut. We received two Statewide Awards, Best Green Energy Efficient Spec Home and Top Winner for Best Green Energy Efficient Home Overall. 

The Idea of High Performance Buildings

At Preferred Builders, Inc., we believe that homes can be energy efficient, comfortable, durable and safe without sacrificing on craftsmanship, quailty or affordability. Utilizing the "whole-house" concept that looks at the house as a system, and ensures that each component of a building work together properly for maximum performance, we build homes that are built to last, healthy, and easy on the environment. 

Community Support

Read about how Peter Fusaro and Preferred Builders, Inc., believe in giving back to the community.