Welcome to East Branch Homes!

our name

The name East Branch Homes originated from the East Branch of the Westfield River, which flows behind our offices in an historic grist mill. The river is representative of the beauty of this planet and inspires us each day to focus on our stewardship of the earth.


Kent Hicks Construction Company is the parent company for East Branch Homes. It has evolved into adding full design services, teaching and assisting with community projects.  Our new name, East Branch Studio, encompasses both our custom healthy net-zero homes, passivhaus, energy retrofits and East Branch Homes.

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