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Massachusetts Audubon Society

208 South Great Rd.
Lincoln, Massachusetts 01773
781-259-2112
bpoor@massaudubon.org
http://www.massaudubon.org
Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of
Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Together with
more than 100,000 members, we care for 35,000 acres
of conservation land, provide school, camp, and other
educational programs for 225,000 children and adults
annually, and advocate for sound environmental
policies at local, state, and federal levels. Founded in
1896 by two inspirational women who were committed
to the protection of birds, Mass Audubon is now
one of the largest and most prominent conservation
organizations in New England. Today we are respected
for our sound science, successful advocacy, and
innovative approaches to connecting people and
nature.
Specialties: Consumer Information, Education, Public
Policy

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)

63 Franklin St., 3rd Fl.
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
617-315-9355
info@masscec.com
http://www.masscec.com
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)
is dedicated to accelerating the success of clean
energy technologies, companies, and projects in
Massachusetts - while creating high-quality jobs
and long-term economic growth for the people of
Massachusetts.
Specialties: Consumer Information, Education, Energy
Conservation, Public Policy

McCauley Lyman, LLC

10 Speen St., 3rd Fl.
Framingham, Massachusetts 01701
508-665-5801
inquiries@mccauleylyman.com
http://www.mccauleylyman.com
McCauley Lyman advises people about energy and
business law and represents them in business-related
transactions. We have a particular focus on the energy
industry, including energy regulatory agencies, and
have done a great deal of work with all aspects of
developing, financing, and operating independent
energy projects. We help people negotiate letters of
intent and contracts, arrange financings, buy and
sell businesses and their assets, resolve disputes, and
do the myriad of other things business people (and
government officials who deal with business people)
need to get done in order to accomplish their business
objectives.
Specialties: Consultancy, Public Policy

Menck Windows

77 Champion Dr.
Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020
508-509-3140
alanwall@menckwindows.com
http://www.menckwindows.com
Menck Windows: German Window Engineering now
in America! This year, the U.S. will import over $150
million worth of windows to meet the increasing
demand for energy-efficient building products.
Because windows represent up to one-third of a
building's energy-loss, architects and builders have
increasingly turned to German manufacturers for
technologically advanced and highly engineered
windows and doors. Recognizing that the need
for energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and
competitively priced windows will continue to grow,
Menck Windows USA is building a new manufacturing
facility in the United States. The new U.S. operation
will produce windows and doors to the exacting
specifications found at Menck-Fenster's production
facility in Schwerin, Germany.
Specialties: Windows

Mindel and Morse Builders, LLC

PO Box 643
Brattleboro, Vermont 05302
802-254-6662
smmindel@gmail.com
http://www.mindelandmorse.com
We are a collection of builders focused on ensuring
that homes operate efficiently and responsibly. Our
focus is on residential, new construction of custom,
energy efficient homes, renovations and additions
Specialties: Building Design & Construction, Net Zero
Energy, Passive Housing, Remodeling/DER, Single
Family

Mitsubishi Electric Heating & Cooling

150 Cordaville Rd.
Southborough, Massachusetts 01772
978-988-5771
mbrigham@hvac.mea.com
http://www.mitsubishielectric-usa.com
For more than 90 years, Mitsubishi Electric has made
changes for the better through its energy-efficient
products and technologies. These include factory
automation equipment, automotive equipment,
escalators, elevators, heating and cooling products,
commercial hand dryers, large-scale video displays
for stadiums and arenas, uninterruptible power
supplies, solar panels, semiconductors, display walls,
photographic and thermal printers, and electric utility
products.
Specialties: HVAC, Mechanical Systems & Lighting,
Energy Conservation

Mulberry Tree Builders, LLC

24 Old Amherst Rd.
Mont Vernon, New Hampshire 03057
603-801-6938
mulberrytreebuilders@gmail.com
http://www.mulberrytreebuilders.com
Mulberry Tree Builders has been a leader in high
performance architectural design and construction
since 1981. We achieved Passivhaus infiltration
standards in 1988, in a modest Cape in Standish,
Maine, employing Canadian Double Walled building
techniques. We are now one of 150 firms in the US
to have earned Passive House Certified Builders
status. We are currently working closely w/ some of
the top building science firms in the Northeast,in
an effort to build on these early ground breaking
accomplishments. Our hope is to collaborate w/
our clients to construct attractive, comfortable and
environmentally resilient homes and business venues
in Southern NH, Northeastern Mass, Greater Portland,
and the Hallowell/Augusta, areas of Maine.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Consultancy, Remodeling/DER

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National Grid

939 Southbridge St.
Worcester, Massachusetts 01610
315-481-4285
benjamin.veri@nationalgrid.com
http://www.nationalgridus.com
We serve a total of 1.2 million customers in 168
Massachusetts communities and are an electricity
distribution subsidiary of National Grid. We contribute
to the quality of life in communities across the
Northeast. Care for the environment is integrated into
everything we do.
Specialties: Energy Conservation

Navitus Strategies

1577 Franklyn Dr.
Furlong, Pennsylvania 18925
267-614-3145
bmagyar@navitusstrategies.com
http://www.navitusstrategies.com
Robert P. (Bob) Magyar is the Managing Director of
Navitus Strategies, a professional services provider in
the area of renewable energy revenue obtainment. He
provides business development consulting services for
energy efficiency and alternative energy technology
development and market acceptance to major U.S.
corporations, municipal governments and non-profits.
He has worked with Shell Oil, BP Solar, American
Standard, VARTA Storage GmbH, VARTA Microbattery
Inc. USA, the Delaware Nation and U.S. Departments
of Energy and U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau
of Indian Affairs, among others.
Specialties: Consultancy, Finance/CPA, Money &
Business, Renewables & The Grid

Neighborhood Housing Services
of New Haven, Inc.

333 Sherman Ave.
New Haven, Connecticut 06511
203-562-0598
kfay@nhsofnewhaven.org
http://www.nhsofnewhaven.org
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven was
incorporated in 1979 with a mission to revitalize
selected neighborhoods in New Haven. Over time,
our mission has evolved to focus on positioning New
Haven's neighborhoods to succeed by increasing
homeownership; making homes beautiful, energyefficient, and affordable; and helping residents
take charge of their neighborhoods. We believe
that increased owner-occupancy rates, educated
homebuyers, and rehabilitated houses will produce
stable, revitalized neighborhoods that our clients will
be proud to call home. During the course of our 35year history, NHS has fully renovated and sold nearly
450 units to low- and moderate-income families.
Specialties: Social Services, Remodeling/DER

Net Zero Builders

36 Wildberry Ln.
Turner, Maine 04282
207-713-9090
steve@stevescustomhomes.com
http://netzero.builders
There are many builders, developers and designers who
sell similar concepts and brands. Our Company has a
long history and background in the modular industry.
We have taken what we have learned over the last
25+ years about the modular home manufacturing
industry to the next level. As a group we have spent
a long time strongly focusing on what drives the
building cost/cost per square foot and have learned
how to control it. We then developed a system that
stream lines the very labor intensive building process
while still providing a high level of custom finishes and
options. Our system applies to stick built, post frame
and modular construction projects.

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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 - 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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