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Petersen Engineering, Inc.

PO Box 4774
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03802
603-436-4233
info@petersenengineering.com
http://www.petersenengineering.com
Petersen Engineering provides green consulting
services in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection
and building envelope for commercial, residential and
industrial buildings.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Consultancy,
Engineering, Envelope & Enclosure, HVAC, Multifamily,
Single Family

Peterson Engineering Group

25 Van Zant St., Ste. 7D
Norwalk, Connecticut 06855
203-810-4191
info@peg-eng.com
http://www.peg-eng.com
Peterson Engineering Group, LLC has been open since
2008. All employees have multiple years experience
in consulting engineering for MEP & FP trades. The
team has worked on projects from hotels to marinas
& airports.
PEG takes part in the energy efficiency incentive
program. PEG pays special attention to energy
efficiency savings as well as operational &
maintenance issues. PEG deals with these issues
early in the design stage rather than at the end of the
project to ensure a successful lifetime of the building.
The principal of PEG is Mr. Donald C. Peterson, PE. He
has been in the consulting engineering trade for the
past twenty years. Mr. Peterson is a LEED AP with
certifications in Energy Management, Commissioning
& a Green Building Engineer on Department of Energy
Star site.
Specialties: Consultancy, Engineering

Pill-Maharam Architects

53 Falls Rd., PO Box 1300
Shelburne, Vermont 05482
802-735-1286
dpill@pillmaharam.com
http://www.pillmaharam.com
Pill-Maharam Architects, founded in 1991 by David
Pill offers comprehensive architectural services for
institutional, commercial and residential clients. With
hands on experience in the construction field, our staff
brings to each project a realistic body of knowledge
to create a buildable innovative solution. We are
continually doing research into and incorporating
sustainable strategies so that our finished projects
are environmentally responsible. We fuse creative
ideas with functional, budgetary and programmatic
requirements to create finely detailed sculptural
spaces and buildings.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design &
Construction, Commercial & Institutional,
Construction Process, Consultancy, Design Process,
Electric/Hybrid Vehicles, Energy Conservation,
Envelope & Enclosure, Geothermal, Mechanical
Systems & Lighting, Net Zero Energy, Passive
Housing, Photovoltaics, Single Family, Windows

Placetailor, Inc.

51 Heath St.
Boston, Massachusetts 02130
617-639-0633
staff@placetailor.com
http://www.placetailor.com
Placetailor-made projects are always built to the
highest efficiency possible with a particular eye
toward comfort. Where a well placed window captures
the sun's energy to heat a house, a heat recovery
ventilator streams fresh winter air into a room without
bringing in the winter temperature. We keep heat
when we want it and get rid of it when we dont.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)

40 Court St., Ste. 700
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
617-261-9898
jklump@poah.org
http://www.poah.org
Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is a
nonprofit developer, owner and operator of nearly
9,000 affordable homes in 9 states and the District
of Columbia. Our mission is to create, preserve and
sustain affordable, healthy communities that provide
economic security and access to opportunity for all
people.
At POAH we recognize that managing the
environmental footprint of our properties is a
critical piece of our preservation mission. POAH
has committed to both The Big Reach and Better
Buildings Challenge, national programs with a
target of reducing portfolio wide energy and water
consumption but 20% by 2020. Our green initiatives
weave throughout POAH activities and impact
development, operations, and property management
practices.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Design Process, Energy
Conservation, Envelope & Enclosure, Finance/CPA,
Indoor Air Quality, Multifamily, Net Zero Energy, Real
Estate, Social Services

Project Planning and Management

224 Follen Rd.
Lexington, Massachusetts 02421
781-241-3189
paul@paulhlapointe.com
Plan and manage construction projects for
environmentally conscious educational and cultural
institutions; represent institutions throughout the
project delivery process; assist institutions in selecting
architects, consultants, and contractors.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

PV Squared

311 Wells St., Ste. B
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-772-8788
info@pvsquared.coop
http://www.pvsquared.coop
PV Squared is proud to be one of the longest standing
renewable energy specialists in the Pioneer Valley and
Western New England. Since our founding in 2002,
we have worked to deliver projects that go above
and beyond, both in terms of energy production and
financial performance, and in terms of thoughtfulness
and attention to detail. Our structure as a workerowned cooperative means we're able to offer the
benefit of working with an owner of the business
through every phase of your project, and that we're
invested in the long term happiness of our clients,
the livelihood of our workers, and the health of our
community. Our customer-focused approach has built
a reputation for quality and service that is second to
none. If you're interested in talking solar, we'd love to
hear from you.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Consultancy,
Education, Net Zero Energy, Photovoltaics,
Remodeling/DER, Renewables & The Grid, Roofing,
The Big Picture, Electrical

R
R. L. Benton - Builder

154 Schoolhouse Rd.
Center Sandwich, New Hampshire 03227
603-284-6860
rlbentonbuilder@gmail.com
Full service builder/designer for energy-efficient
residential construction in the NH lakes region.
Timber-framing as well as advanced hybrid
construction, with expertise in solar thermal system
design and installation since 1978. Our Sandwich
Cabinet Shop can furnish your project as well.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction, Energy
Conservation, Renewables & The Grid

r3construction, Inc.

96 Upham St.
Melrose, Massachusetts 02176
781-844-2621
andrew@r3-inc.com
http://www.r3-inc.com
r3construction, inc. is a residential builder serving the
Greater Boston area. We are a certified Passive House
Builder with an in-house CPHC. We are passionate
about re-establishing craft into the building process in
service of resilient and efficient buildings.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction, Envelope
& Enclosure, Net Zero Energy, Passive Housing,
Remodeling/DER, Single Family, Windows

Ra Solar Company

PO Box 2222
Littleton, Massachusetts 01460
802-496-9496
yimbo98@gmavt.net
http://www.rasolar.ca
Builders of energy efficient, solar, green homes,
additions & renovations since 1978. We can provide
complete design/build services to our clients. We also
offer green project consulting, plans modification, and
specifications writing.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Building Design &
Construction, Passive Housing

Rachel Conly Design, LLC

26 Sterling St.
Peaks Island, Maine 04108
207-766-5625
rachelconlydesign@gmail.com
http://www.rachelconlydesign.com
We are a residential design group specializing in
high performance buildings. We are dedicated to
improving the health of our global home as we tend
to the needs of individual homes. We believe in the
interconnectivity of our planet and the sanctuary of
a simple, safe and carefully crafted house. We are
8 years strong and growing, sharing our passion for
beauty born in the balance of artistry, efficiency and
care.
Specialties: Architecture, Design Process, Envelope &
Enclosure, Remodeling/DER, Single Family

Q
Quigley Builders, Inc.

PO Box 2008
Ashfield, Massachusetts 01330
413-625-2301
maryquigley@quigleybuilders.com
http://www.quigleybuilders.com
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

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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 - 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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