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377 Builders

P.O. Box 483
Housatonic, Massachusetts 01236
413-429-6075
office@377builders.com
http://www.377builders.com
We are a member-owned general contracting
company based in the Berkshires of Western
Massachusetts. Our expertise is in residential and light
commercial construction, including additions and
full-scale renovations for your home or building. We
also specialize in custom cabinetry and sustainable
practices. As a tech-savvy group we use web-based
project management tools that make collaboration
an easy and enjoyable experience. We'll present you
with the best options to suit your vision and resources
whether innovative, traditional, or a blend of both.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

475 High Performance Building Supply

334 Douglass St.
Brooklyn, New York 11217
800-995-6329
ken@foursevenfive.com
http://www.foursevenfive.com
475 High Performance Building Supply (475) provides
essential building knowledge and components to
building professionals. 475 helps make more durable,
resilient, ecological, and energy-efficient buildings
that optimize occupant comfort and health. We
enable the building improvements required to
dramatically reduce our energy demand and address
our climate crisis. We are an ecommerce-based
catalyst in the transformation of US construction to
high-performance, low-energy and Passive House
buildings. The name "475" is a reference to the heat
demand requirement of the Passive House Standard,
4.75 kilo BTUs per square foot per year. Passive House
is the gold standard for high performance construction
today.
Specialties: Envelope & Enclosure, Insulation,
Manufacturing, Passive Housing, Windows

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A&B Cooling

PO Box 1356, 660 Nutmeg Rd. North
South Windsor, Connecticut 06074
860-528-4436
guy@abcoolingandheating.com
http://www.abcoolingandheating.com
Geothermal specialists since 1995, LEED Gold and
Silver designer and installer, custom fabricated duct
systems, radiant floor systems, heat and energy
recovery ventilation systems.
Specialties: Geothermal, HVAC, Indoor Air Quality,
Mechanical Systems & Lighting

A.W. Hastings & Company

2 Pearson Way
Enfield, Connecticut 06082
800-966-2784
shoyt@awhastings.com
http://www.awhastings.com
As a leading distributor for Marvin Windows &
Doors, A.W. Hastings & Company partners with its
retailer network to bring their customers' vision to
life throughout the northeast. Made in the USA
and sold and serviced locally, Marvin products are
manufactured with sustainability in mind, starting
with design and continuing through the entire life
cycle of every project, always with an emphasis on
long-term durability, efficiency and quality. Whether
your project is passive house, Net Zero, or a home
that simply uses elements of sustainable design, the
Marvin Family of Brands provides solutions you need including dual pane and tri-pane options yielding total
window U-Factor values as low as .15.
Specialties: Windows

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A3 Architects, Inc.

altE Store, Inc.

Aegis Energy Services

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
617-576-2893
amunsatdesign@gmail.com
Specialties: Architecture, Design Process

831 Main St.
Dennis, Massachusetts 02638
774-487-0547
alison@a3architectsinc.com
http://www.a3architectsinc.com
A full service architectural firm specializing in
environmentally responsible design for commercial
and residential projects throughout Cape Cod, Islands
and South Coast. We offer net-energy zero design
including Passive House certification and specialize in
coordinating with various renewable energy systems.
Specialties: Architecture, Energy Conservation,
Insulation
55 Jackson St.
Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
413-536-1156
mcummings@aegisenergyservices.com
http://www.aegisenergyservices.com
Aegis Energy Services is an innovative, full service
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) company based in
Holyoke, MA. Founded in 1985, Aegis Energy Services'
modular systems are currently utilized across the
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic providing sustainable,
clean power options for a wide array of customers.
Aegis assists a variety of facilities in reducing both
energy costs and emissions, from healthcare and
assisted living facilities, to recreational and multi-unit
residential complexes, and hotels. There are also
institutional, educational, and industrial facility
applications.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Energy Conservation,
Manufacturing

Air Barrier Solutions, Inc.

257 Middle Rd.
Crown Point, New York 12928
877-226-2641
lharmon@airbarriersolutions.com
http://www.airbarriersolutions.com
We provide air barrier and insulation inspection/audit
services, including bulk foam installation, across the
U.S. and Canada. All of our projects begin with a stateof-the-art diagnostic evaluation. Customized retrofit
plans are developed for each building. The scope of
the work is implemented by Air Barrier Solution's
own crews and project managers, using proprietary,
quality assurance, and measurement verification
methodologies.
Specialties: Consultancy, Energy Auditing, Insulation

Alfandre Architecture, PC

231 Main St.
New Paltz, New York 12561
845-255-4774
info@alfandre.com
http://www.alfandre.com
Alfandre Architecture specializes in the design of
energy, resource-efficient, healthy buildings.
Specialties: Architecture, Design Process

Allied Building Contractors, LLC

1234 West Hill Rd.
Roxbury, Vermont 05669
802-485-9563
info@alliedbuildingvt.com
http://www.alliedbuildingvt.com
Allied Building Contractors is a unique design/build
general contracting firm in Central Vermont that has
a focus on both the quality of the end result and the
client's experience throughout the entire process of
the project.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process

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330 Codman Hill Rd.
Boxborough, Massachusetts 01719
877-878-4060
sascha.deri@altestore.com
http://www.altestore.com
Founded in 1999, altE has catered to customers
on every continent of the globe. A 2006 Inc. 500
awarded company, altE aims to continue to fulfill its
motto, Making Renewable Do-able, by offering cost
competitive and high-quality renewable energy related
products to Solar Installers and Do-It-Yourselfers.
Specialties: Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal, Wind

Amy Munsat Design

Andelman and Lelek Engineering, Inc.

1408 Providence Hwy., Ste. 334
Norwood, Massachusetts 02062
781-769-8773
mike@andelmanlelek.com
http://www.andelmanlelek.com
Andelman and Lelek Engineering, Inc. is an
engineering consulting and design firm specializing
in building energy modeling, energy efficiency
consulting, commissioning services, design of energy
efficient HVAC systems, and facilities planning and
sustainable building development as related to
mechanical systems.
We have provided energy modeling and analysis
services to utility companies, architects, engineers,
and building owners since 2002. Our staff of nine
includes six mechanical engineers and one electrical
engineer. The two principals have over forty-five years
of energy modeling experience.
Specialties: Energy Auditing, Energy Conservation,
Engineering

Anthony J Musso Architect

504 Harbor Rd.
Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724
631-367-8626
ajmarchitect@gmail.com
http://ajmarchitect.com
An architectural firm practicing sustainable
architecture, interior architecture, landscape design
and Passive House design. "The architecture for today,
respects the past; while solving our contemporary
needs in a responsible sensible design."
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design &
Construction, Design Process, Landscape Design,
Lighting Design, Multifamily, Net Zero Energy, Passive
Housing, Single Family

Antioch University of New England (AUNE)

40 Avon St.
Keene, New Hampshire 03431
603-357-3122
stickner@antioch.edu
http://www.antiochne.edu/nesea-16
Antioch University New England (AUNE) offers a
transformative education for passionate students
who want to make a difference in the world and
create lasting change. AUNE's MBA in Sustainability
program focuses on how sustainable practices are
implemented in operations, human resources, finance,
marketing, and strategic planning in organizations.
Competency in sustainability methods, systems
thinking, leadership, and collaboration is developed
across our integrated curriculum throughout the
36-credit, 2-year weekend program. AUNE also offers
the 12-month Sustainable Business Certificate, a
credited certificate for people interested in integrating
sustainability practices into their businesses and
nonprofits.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Education


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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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