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Demand Management Institute, Inc. (DMI)

300 Chestnut St., Ste. 150
Needham, Massachusetts 02492
781-449-5700
info@dmiinc.com
http://www.dmiinc.com
DMI specializes in providing expert consulting and
engineering services to improve energy efficiency and
operation of commercial, industrial, institutional, and
large-scale residential facilities. DMI has established
itself as one of the most respected energy engineering
firms in New England with unsurpassed attention to
detail and quality.
Specialties: Energy Auditing, Energy Conservation

DeMetrick Housewrights

201P Gravelly Hill Rd.
Wakefield, Rhode Island 01879
401-789-4712
sdemetrick@gmail.com
A residential building company in Rhode Island that
specializes in high-performance building, millwork,
and high-end remodeling.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction, Design
Process, Multifamily, Single Family

Dietz & Company Architects, Inc.

17 Hampden St.
Springfield, Massachusetts 1103
413-733-6798
office@dietzarch.com
http://dietzarch.com
We offer a full range of architectural services for
both the public and private sectors. This includes
housing, education, healthcare, commercial, historic
preservation and sustainable projects.
Specialties: Architecture, Commercial & Institutional,
Multifamily, Single Family

Dominic Paul Mercadante Architecture

70 Waldo Ave.
Belfast, Maine 04915
207-338-4089
info@dpmercadante.com
http://www.dpmercadante.com
With over 20 years of experience I bring creativity
and attention to detail to my practice of residential
architecture creating buildings that perform well
environmentally, functionally, and aesthetically.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design &
Construction, Consultancy

Donnell Carpentry

46 Hop Brook Rd.
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
413-522-2051
ddonnell@crocker.com
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process

Dryvit Systems, Inc.

1 Energy Way
West Warwick, Rhode Island 02893
401-822-4100
dean.balcirak@dryvit.com
http://www.dryvit.com
As a global leader contributing to sustainable
buildings, Dryvit Systems is committed to providing
quality products and services while considering people,
planet, and prosperity in all business decisions.
We are recognized for developing the world's most
energy efficient, architecturally diverse, insulated
cladding systems and decorative finishes for vertical
wall surfaces. Utilizing responsible chemistry and
exceptional manufacturing processes, we conserve
resources and minimize our environmental impact to
support and enhance healthy, vibrant communities.
With an engaged and empowered workforce, Dryvit
embraces a sustainable culture and creates lasting
value for our stakeholders.
Specialties: Insulation, Manufacturing

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E2 Solar, Inc.

831 Main Street, Rte. 6A
Dennis, Massachusetts 02638
508-237-3892
jason@e2solarcapecod.com
http://www.e2solarcapecod.com
In 2008, E2 Solar was established to deliver high
quality photovoltaic systems to residents and
businesses on Cape Cod and the South Shore. Since
then E2 has installed over 100 MW of photovoltaic
and numerous solar thermal systems on residences
and businesses across southeastern Massachusetts.
Jason Stoots and the entire staff at E2 Solar, Inc. is
committed to designing and installing exceptionally
efficient, low maintenence, long lasting solar energy
systems. E2 offers SunPower PV modules with the
highest efficiency now available (cell efficiencies over
20%). Talk with one of E2 Solar's qualified solar site
analysts today.
Specialties: Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal

eco_logic STUDIO, architecture
& engineering, PLLC

2495 Main St., Ste. 431
Buffalo, New York 14214
716-834-9588
kevin@eco-logicstudio.com
http://www.eco-logicstudio.com
eco_logic STUDIO is an architecture, engineering,
and planning firm focusing on green design and
community revitalization. Specializing in high
performance new and retrofit design of custom
homes, affordable housing, institutional facilities,
commercial development, urban design and planning,
and green infrastructure. Certified Passive House
Designer, Architects, and Engineer on staff. Experience
in natural building, solar systems and living roofs.
Architectural registration in NY, NJ, MI, NC, SC, and CT.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design &
Construction, Cities & Communities, Consultancy,
Design Process, Engineering, Envelope & Enclosure,
Insulation, Multifamily, Net Zero Energy, Passive
Housing, Roofing, Single Family

Embue

50 Franklin St., 3rd Fl.
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
617-314-6260
robert@embue.com
http://www.embue.com
Our Mission: To make apartment building operations
more efficient, comfortable, and cost-effective.
Our goal is the intelligent building that automates
management tasks, optimizes resource use, and
protects against loss, while providing a healthy
comfortable environment tailored to residents'
individual needs. With thoughtful application of
technology we aim to transform multifamily portfolio,
property management and resident experience in all
segments of market. Embue was created by a group of
engineers and entrepreneurs that are obsessive about
making apartments work better so that you can worry
less and enjoy more. Our team is highly engaged in
creating what it means to live in, manage or own a
smart apartment.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Energy
Conservation, Multifamily, Information Technology

Emerald Advisors & Consultants, Inc.

418 West 47th St., Apt. 4FE
New York, New York 10036
646-692-9892
emerald@emeraldsustainability.com
http://emeraldsustainability.com
Emerald Advisors & Consultants, Inc. is dedicated
to providing financial, social, and environmentally
sustainable solutions to benefit small- and mediumsized enterprises.

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We offer expertise tailored to fit the needs and
budgets of each individual entity, focused on
identifying cost-savings and increasing profits. Our
work is based on a data-driven and results-driven
methodology developed by our Founder.
Emerald Advisors & Consultants, Inc. is a Certified
Woman-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) by New
York City and New York State.
Specialties: Consultancy, Money & Business

Emerald Builders

PO Box 299
Bowdoinham, Maine 04008
207-841-2775
reggie@emeraldbuild.com
http://emeraldbuild.com
Emerald Builders is a residential building company
serving mid-coast Maine. We focus primarily on
building sustainable and energy efficient homes and
buildings. We work closely with our clients, designers,
and subcontractors to bring their dreams to reality.
We rely heavily on open communication between all
parties from conception through project completion
to make sure we've put out the best possible product
for our clients. We pride ourselves on an unwavering
commitment to the highest quality craftsmanship and
to the environment.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Building Design &
Construction, Construction Process

Energy Federation, Inc. (EFI)

40 Washington St., Ste. 2000
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581
508-870-2277
joconnell@efi.org
http://www.efi.org
For over 30 years, EFI has assisted people in their
efforts to use less energy and water by providing
energy efficient products and delivering successful
utility program services. Our Mission is to encourage
people to use our planet's limited energy and water
resources wisely. We assist people in these efforts
by offering high quality conservation products and
services at affordable prices while communicating
practical, objective information. By following this
mission, our work will lead to an improved quality of
life and economic condition.
EFI a leading promoter of residential energy efficiencyrelated products, distributing products directly
through our Consumer and Wholesale Divisions, and
administrating utility-sponsored rebate programs
through our Incentive Processing Division.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Energy Futures Group

PO Box 587
Hinesburg, Vermont 05461
802-482-5001
info@energyfuturesgroup.com
http://www.energyfuturesgroup.com
EFG is a consulting firm that provides clients
specialized expertise on energy efficiency markets,
programs and policies, with an emphasis on cuttingedge approaches. It was founded in April 2010 by Chris
Neme, Richard Faesy, and Glenn Reed, each of whom
has more than 20 years of experience in the energy
efficiency industry.
EFG has worked with a range of clients "government
agencies, consumer advocates, environmental
advocates and utilities" in 24 states, 3 Canadian
provinces, and several countries in Europe.
Specialties: Consultancy, Public Policy

Energy Hound

11 Broadway
Beverly, Massachusetts -1915
978-233-1433
ian@theenergyhound.com
http://www.theenergyhound.com
The Energy Hound is a certified energy auditor helping
homeowners get maximum affordable results from
energy efficiency measures they invest in, as well


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016

From the Executive Director and Board Chair
New York City is Transforming Buildings for a Low Carbon Future
Does Electric Grid 2.0 Mean Energy Democracy?
Resiliency for Affordable Multifamily Housing: What We Have Learned and What We Still Need to Know
Break It or Lose It: Thermal Bridging in Rainscreen Systems
My PEI is Better Than Your PEI
Life Cycle Assessment at the Speed of Design
From Theory to Reality: Our Journey Toward Sustainability Building a Net Zero Home
Solar Policy in the Northeast: What’s New, What’s Next?
BuildingEnergy Green Pages
Index to Advertisers / Ad.com
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016 - New York City is Transforming Buildings for a Low Carbon Future
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016 - Resiliency for Affordable Multifamily Housing: What We Have Learned and What We Still Need to Know
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016 - My PEI is Better Than Your PEI
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016 - Life Cycle Assessment at the Speed of Design
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016 - From Theory to Reality: Our Journey Toward Sustainability Building a Net Zero Home
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016 - Solar Policy in the Northeast: What’s New, What’s Next?
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016 - BuildingEnergy Green Pages
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