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"I'm seeing people ask those
[sustainability] questions
when in the past it didn't
matter."
ROBERT FISCHETTI, OWNER
possible if the company was bogged down in multiple levels of decision-making and spread out all over the Northeast. "It's important to
know the architect we're working for, and what our customers' needs
are," he says. "It's being hands-on and having a love for what we do."
The company's size also benefits Peerless Construction when it
comes to adapting to the changing nature of the market. "We're a small
company, so we can scale up or down according to how busy the market is," Fischetti says.
This is facilitated by the fact that Peerless Construction subcontracts
to the most reliable and trusted subcontractors in the region. Unlike
builders in other markets, he says, Peerless Construction's clients give
the resources needed to work with subcontractors who are experts in
their particular fields, rather than having to hire subcontractors who
try to take on multiple aspects of the work.
Peerless Construction's responsiveness and attention to detail have
come in handy as clients become more aware of the environmental
impact of the building materials they select for their homes. Fischetti
says it's not uncommon now for clients to ask him where the mahogany used in their homes is sourced from, or to ask for more-sustainable
yellow cedar vs. red cedar. Although price remains a primary consideration when it comes to materials, Fischetti says, sustainability has become just as important. "I'm seeing people ask those questions when
in the past it didn't matter," he says.

BUILDING THE FUTURE
Fischetti says Peerless Construction expects to continue concentrating on custom homes in the Greenwich market, and he
expects new technologies to play a larger role in the company's
work in the near future. For example, the company has experimented with installing geothermal systems that utilize indoor
generators to provide electric power for homes. Although the
technology is ready, he says, the cost to homeowners for the
equipment has been prohibitive. "We aim to stay ahead of the
latest technologies," Fischetti says.
For the last 10 years, Peerless Construction has been at the forefront of the custom home market in Greenwich. And, as long as
the company continues to focus on what has made it successful,
Fischetti says, it should continue to remain there. )
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