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Kaplan Thompson Architects

102 Exchange St., 2nd Fl.
Portland, Maine 04101
207-842-2888
info@kaplanthompson.com
http://www.kaplanthompson.com
Our mission is to bring beautiful, sustainable, and
attainable buildings to the world. From your home to
your business, we can design the sustainable building
you have been looking for.
Specialties: Architecture, Multifamily, Net Zero
Energy, Passive Housing, Remodeling/DER, Single
Family

Kelly Taylor Interior Design

460 Harris Ave., Unit 203
Providence, Rhode Island 02909
401-437-6363
ktaylor@ktid.net
http://www.ktid.net
Residential and commercial interior design firm
experienced in new construction, renovations,
adaptive re-use, and sustainable materials/systems.
Specialties: Architecture, Design Process, Indoor Air
Quality

Kent Hicks Construction Company

PO Box 57, 634 Main Rd.
West Chesterfield, Massachusetts 01084
413-296-0123
khicksconstruction@verizon.net
http://www.kenthicksconstruction.com
Our clients often want both high quality and low
environmental impact as they build, renovate, or
restore their home. They want to reduce energy costs,
achieve greater energy independence, and protect
their health from toxic chemicals. Whether you
want to make your own energy, invest for long-term
energy security, live in a 'healthy' home, or protect
the environment, we have the experience to help you
choose the best design and materials for your highperformance green home. We know the full range
of products, construction materials, and building
processes at all levels. Our team has experience with
contractors who can provide a full range of systems
for efficient heating, cooling and ventilation, and for
generating your own energy.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Remodeling/DER

Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt

5710 Commons Park Dr.
East Syracuse, New York 13057
315-446-9201
jad@khhpc.com
http://www.khhpc.com
- Structural building designs that integrate with highperformance building envelopes
- Detailing facades and buildings to minimize thermal
bridging
- Design of Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) structures
- Design of Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) structures
- Design of Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations
(FPSF)
- Building envelope consultation
- Infrared building reviews by trained thermographers
- Building Envelope Commissioning (BECx)
- Special structural inspections and construction
inspection of envelopes
- Structural and building envelope forensics
- Structural consulting for PV's, wind turbines, green
roofs, etc.
- Calculation of CO2e footprints of the construction of
structures and envelopes
- Estimating annual energy and carbon savings of
envelope improvements
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Commercial & Institutional, Construction Process,
Consultancy, Design Process, Education, Energy
Conservation, Engineering, Home Inspection,
Landscape Design, Multifamily, Pavement, Roofing,
Wind

Kolbert Building

90 Gray St.
Portland, Maine 04102
207-799-8799
dan@kolbertbuilding.com
http://www.kolbertbuilding.com
We focus on bringing energy efficiency and healthy
home techniques to all of our work, from small
renovations to complete new houses. We are active
members of NESEA, and run a local building science
discussion group.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Consultancy, Remodeling/DER

KOW Building Consultants

1034 West Jericho Tpke.
Smithtown, New York 11787
631-757-5000
kevinw@kowbc.com
http://www.kowbc.com
KOW Building Consultants has been a trusted provider
of construction consulting services since 1978. We add
value to traditional banks, private lenders, mortgage
lending institutions, state housing agencies, city
housing agencies, mezzanine lenders, and other
financial institutions by providing construction loan
monitoring, property condition assessment, and
technical plan & cost reviews.
Specialties: Consultancy, Finance/CPA

Kraus Fitch Architects, Inc.

110 Pulpit Hill Rd.
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
413-549-5799
mkraus@krausfitch.com
http://www.krausfitch.com
Kraus Fitch Architects offers a full range of services
emphasizing ecologically sound and socially
responsible design. Our work ranges from deep energy
retrofits and zero net energy buildings to cohousing
communities and other smart-growth projects.
Our interactive approach allows us to realize your
vision with practical, innovative, and cost-effective
solutions. Skilled in group process facilitation and
active listening, we build consensus within families,
communities, and building committees. We have
received numerous awards for green design and smart
growth development, are internationally recognized
for our expertise in cohousing, and were named one
of the Top Ten Green Architects for 2005 by Natural
Home and Garden magazine.
Specialties: Architecture, Commercial & Institutional,
Multifamily, Net Zero Energy, Remodeling/DER

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Landmark Services, Inc.

326 Washington St. Anx.
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481
508-533-8393
brian@landmarkservices.com
http://www.landmarkservices.com
Landmark Services, Inc. specializes in renovating and
restoring period homes. We also build new, energy
efficient homes inspired by traditional architecture.
We believe that saving old homes can and should
be a key part of any sustainable housing strategy in
New England and beyond. Building Zero Net Energy/
Renewable new homes aligns with the principals' life
long passion for fostering and supporting sustainable
innovation. We believe that it is our highest calling as
builders and citizens to be conscious, compassionate
stewards of the natural world. Wherever we can we
support people and businesses that share this mission.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Net Zero Energy, Remodeling/
DER, Single Family

Lassel Architects PA

PO Box 370, 370 Main St.
South Berwick, Maine 03908
207-384-2049
info@lasselarchitects.com
http://www.lasselarchitects.com
Lassel Architects PA is an architectural and planning
firm founded in 1989. We have been designing
sustainable and energy efficient structures for over 20
years. The firm provides a broad range of services with
experience in a variety of project types. All members
of our design team are LEED Accredited Professionals
and one is also a Building Performance Institute
(BPI) Certified Building Analyst. Our portfolio of work
includes renovation and new construction projects, in
commercial, institutional, health care, retail, multifamily housing and unique single family residences of
various sizes and budgets. We treat all of our projects,
be they small or large, with the same care and thought
to achieve our clients' goals.
Specialties: Architecture, Commercial & Institutional,
Multifamily, Single Family

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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 - 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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