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New Ecology, Inc.

15 Court Sq., Ste. 420
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
617-557-1700
info@newecology.org
http://www.newecology.org
The mission of New Ecology, Inc. is to catalyze
sustainable development and bring its benefits to
under-served populations, and to maintain a focus
on acting locally to address global environmental
issues. We work in many areas of community-based
sustainable development, but we devote most of our
efforts to green affordable housing. Our focus is on the
practical and cost-effective: making new and existing
buildings efficient, durable, and healthy.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Certifications & Standards, Construction Process,
Consultancy, Design Process, Education, Energy
Auditing, Energy Conservation, Engineering, Envelope
& Enclosure, Multifamily, Passive Housing

New Energy Works
Timberframers & Pioneer Millworks

1180 Commercial Dr.
Farmington, New York 14425
800.486.0661
joinery@newenergyworks.com
http://www.newenergyworks.com
Nearly three decades ago we started New Energy
Works Timberframing, a small timber frame
company. Today, along with our sister company
Pioneer Millworks, we employ nearly 100 designers,
timberwrights, engineers, craftspeople, and
community members.
Together, we design and build some of the most
lyrical and efficient timber frames in the industry,
using reclaimed timbers, environmentally responsible
practices, and state-of-the-art technology and
software.

New Frameworks Natural Building, LLC

1 Mill St., Ste. 163
Burlington, Vermont 05404
802-917-4059
info@newframeworks.com
http://www.newframeworks.com
New Frameworks Natural Design/Build is a full-service
contracting, consultation, and education company
specializing in the integration of natural materials
and technologies, and high-performance building
systems. We are passionate about working in healthy
environments and creating positive relationships to
build structures that are truly sustainable. We enjoy
working directly alongside clients in both design and
construction, and firmly believe in the importance
of social justice and skills access to enable people of
all creeds and economic backgrounds access to safe,
beautiful, and affordable shelter.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process

Next Phase Studios, Inc.

344 Boylston St.
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
617-375-9300
info@nps-architects.com
http://www.nps-architects.com
Next Phase Studios Architects is a collaborative design
firm providing full design services for architecture
and interiors. We work as an experienced, integrated
team and use a dynamic, problem solving approach.
As both individuals, and studio members, we strive
for a very high level of expertise and effectiveness.
This method leads to creative, sustainable, innovative
design, building technology, and well managed Project
Delivery.
Specialties: Architecture

By Company

Noble Home, LLC

PO Box 476
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 01370
413-623-3733
info@noble-home.net
http://www.noble-home.net
The modern, all natural, affordable home. The Noble
Home is a house kit designed for each building site,
easily assembled by an owner-builder.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Beyond Energy,
Building Design & Construction, Design Process,
Research, Single Family

North By East Building Company

PO Box 4521
Portland, Maine 04112
207-420-1525
connect@northbyeast.me
http://www.northbyeast.me
We are a full service building firm providing Southern
Maine (and beyond) with a range of smart building
solutions for residential and light commercial projects.
We combine unparalleled craftsmanship with a
systematic approach to budgeting and scheduling.
Our goal is to provide clients with a refreshing
design/build experience characterized by excellent
client communication, punctuality, reliability, and
professionalism. We have tremendous respect for
our coastal Maine environment and are proud to
implement sustainable building practices and to use
quality, locally sourced materials whenever possible.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Design Process, The Big Picture

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
(NESEA)

50 Miles St.
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-774-6051
nesea@nesea.org
http://nesea.org
Founded in 1974, the Northeast Sustainable Energy
Association (NESEA) is today the region's leading
membership organization promoting sustainable
energy practices in the built environment.

Northern Manhattan
Improvement Corporation (NMIC)

45 Wadsworth Ave., 8th Fl.
New York, New York 10033
212-822-8300
danrieber@nmic.org
http://www.nmic.org
NMIC has been providing Weatherization Services for
over 30 years. If you have a multi-family building in
Manhattan we can help you reduce your heating/hot
water costs. We have helped dozens of buildings save
as much as 35%. NMIC is BPI certified with cumulative
staff experience of over 100 years in the energy
conservation and retrofit industry.
Specialties: Energy Auditing, Energy Conservation,
HVAC, Mechanical Systems & Lighting, Multifamily,
Single Family

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October Engineering, LLC

16 October Rd.
Sudbury, Massachusetts 01776
508-561-7553
rlm@octoberengineering.com
http://www.octoberengineering.com
October Engineering offers project development
services for energy service performance contracts
(ESPC), energy management systems (EMS) design
and specification, heating, ventilating and air
conditioning (HVAC) energy analysis and design and
residential HVAC design. See our website.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Energy Auditing,
Engineering, HVAC, Net Zero Energy, Remodeling/DER

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Partners For Architecture, Inc.

48 Union St., Bldg. 1
Stamford, Connecticut 06906
203-708-0047
studio@pfarch.net
http://www.pfarch.net
After a combined 75 years of working for many
successful organizations, Partners For Architecture
Inc. was inaugurated in 1999 with the dedication
to establish an architectural firm that provides
comprehensive and environmentally sensitive
architectural services.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design &
Construction, Energy Conservation

passivhausMAINE

139 South Freeport Rd.
Freeport, Maine 04032
207-710-9478
ncobphoto@me.com
http://www.passivhausmaine.org
We build and design extremely energy efficient
buildings. As a Certified Passive House Consultant we
do energy calculations using the PHPP software.
Specialties: Certifications & Standards, Multifamily,
Passive Housing, Single Family

Pavers By Ideal

45 Power Rd., PO Box 747
Westford, Massachusetts 01886
978-692-3076
info@idealconcreteblock.com
http://www.idealconcreteblock.com
Ideal manufactures a full line of interlocking concrete
pavers and retaining wall systems. Products include
Eco-Stone, Aqua-Bric, and Turfstone, environmentally
friendly, permeable pavers. Pavers by Ideal offers a
GREEN solution.
Specialties: Landscape Design, Pavement

Pella Windows and Doors

240 Mohawk Trl.
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
978-373-2500
mannimn@pellaboston.com
http://www.pella.com
Pella has a proud 90-year history of environmental
stewardship and has been recognized for its energy
efficiency leadership and sustainable business
practices. You can feel good about choosing Pella
windows and doors.
Specialties: Windows

Performance Building Supply

111 Fox St.
Portland, Maine 04101
207-780-1500
info@performancebuildingsupply.com
http://www.performancebuildingsupply.com
Performance Building Supply provides construction
products and information to make buildings high
performing, energy efficient, durable, resilient,
healthy, and more comfortable for the occupants.
Every product we offer is thoroughly researched and
chosen based on energy performance, environmental,
and health effects, manufacturing process and
location, durability, and practical use.
Specialties: Envelope & Enclosure, HVAC, Indoor Air
Quality, Windows


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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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