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Rodman CPAs

Seed Systems

SJP Environmental Consulting, LLC

RST Thermal

Sellars Lathrop Architects, LLC

Smart Energy of New England, Inc.

51 Sawyer Rd., Ste. 610
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
617-965-5959
info@rodmancpa.com
http://www.rodmancpa.com
Rodman CPAs provides tax advisory, accounting, and
business strategy services to small and mid-sized
emerging and established businesses. The firm
combines the innovative and strategic approach
associated with large accounting firms with the
personal touch of a smaller CPA firm.
The firm works with clients across a range of
industries, with a particular expertise in the clean
energy sector. Rodman's "Green Team" are domain
experts in alternative energy, offering tax advisory,
financial, and accounting services and Investment Tax
Credit (ITC) studies for cleantech companies involved
in solar, wind, biomass, and energy efficiency projects.
Specialties: Finance/CPA
372 University Ave.
Westwood, Massachusetts 02090
781-320-9910
mehickey@rstthermal.com
http://www.rstthermal.com
RST Thermal is a Manufacturer's Representatives
in the New England area covering Eastern
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut,
and Rhode Island for multiple leading manufacturers
whose products offer a systems approach to
comfortable heating and cooling. We provide technical
and sales support to our wholesale distributor
partners and contractors. For homeowners, we provide
geographic lists of installing and servicing contractors
to help them find the "best fit" for the project to be
done.
Specialties: Multifamily, Single Family, Mechanical
Systems & Lighting, HVAC

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Sage Builders, LLC

672 Chestnut St.
Newton, Massachusetts 02468
617-965-5272
info@sagebuilders.com
http://www.sagebuilders.com
Award-winning, full service Boston area residential
design-build company committed to responsible
design and construction practices. Experts in energy
efficiency and weatherization.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction, Energy
Conservation, Remodeling/DER

Sandri Energy, LLC

400 Chapman St.
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-772-2121
jgoodyear@sandri.com
http://www.sandri.com/renewable-energy
Sandri is a full service energy provider for your home
or business. We are family owned company that has
been in business for 80 years. Our direct service area
encompasses Western MA and Southern VT and NH.
We wholesale our products throughout the North East.
Specialties: Biomass, Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal

313 Farley Rd.
Wendell, Massachusetts 01379
joe@seedsystems.net
http://www.seedsystems.net
Seed Systems uses a systems-in-action approach
while working with individuals, teams, organizations,
and networks to transform organizations and create
a sustainable world.Over nearly two decades, they
have worked in business, non-profit, government and
academic sectors; creating, designing, facilitating,
teaching and coaching leadership programs and
culture change initiatives all dedicated to creating a
sustainable world. With Seed Systems as incubator for
innovation, Sara and Joe were the co-creators of the
SoL Sustainability Consortium in 1998, a network of
companies and major corporations including Nike, Shell,
Ford, WorldBank, Interface and many more, challenging
each other to create best practices in the field.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Consultancy, Education
1 Kings Hwy. North
Westport, Connecticut 06880
203-222-0229
ann@sellarslathrop.com
http://www.sla-arch.com
Small, woman-owned firm designing upgrades,
additions and renovations for 21st century living.
Primary projects are residential and light commercial
work in Fairfield County, CT., emphasizing energy
efficiency and smart building technologies to create
high quality solutions with character and style.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Siga Cover, Inc.

300 Irvine Spectrum Center Dr., Ste. 400
Irvine, California 92618
855-733-7442
james.drysdale@sigacover.com
http://www.sigacover.com
SIGA high-performance adhesives offer first-class
quality. With the easy to apply SIGA system you create
an air and windtight layer which offers you the best
reliability and comfort for the entire lifespan of your
house. You have our word!
Specialties: Indoor Air Quality,
Manufacturing, Windows

Simpson, Gumpertz and Heger, Inc.

41 Seyon St., Bldg. 1, Ste. 500
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
781-907-9000
info@sgh.com
http://www.sgh.com/
Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) is a national
engineering firm that designs, investigates, and
rehabilitates structures, building enclosures, and
materials. Our award-winning work encompasses
building, energy, civil/infrastructure, and science/
defense projects in the United States, Canada, and
more than thirty additional countries.
Specialties: Engineering

PO Box 303
Montague, Massachusetts 01351
http://www.sjpconsulting.biz
Offering Pioneer Valley, MA, residents an unbiased,
friendly perspective on energy saving and renewable
energy options for their homes, helping them: explore
& prioritize cost-effective measures for a cozier,
healthier home with less wasted energy, understand
renewable energy options like solar, tap incentives, and
learn about financing for energy projects. I also provide
clients with a list of vetted local energy contractors.
For businesses & nonprofits, my services include:
writing articles, press releases, grant proposals, and
website text; managing and promoting projects;
collaborating with organizations; and public
education.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Composting,
Consumer Information, Education, Energy
Conservation, Single Family
PO Box 56
Colebrook, New Hampshire 03576
800-608-5840
catherine@smartenergyne.com
http://www.smartenergyne.com
Smart Energy of New England is a seven-year-old
corporation located in Columbia, New Hampshire. We
serve New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine as well
as the Bahamas. We are an up-and-coming provider
of energy efficient systems, both commercial and
residential. Our main focus is on Solar Photovoltaic
Systems and we are becoming well-known for our
attention to detail and our satisfied-customer
business model. We are currently increasing our
presence in the international marketplace with new
projects in the Bahamas and potential projects in
Africa. Our mission is to introduce our customers to
local natural resources to save them money while
reducing our collective carbon footprint and decreasing
our dependence on fossil fuels and imports.
Specialties: Biomass, Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal,
Wind

Solablock

116 Pleasant St.
Easthampton, MA 01027
339-230-4600
pquinlan@solablock.com
http://www.solablock.com
SolaBlock LLC manufactures permanently PV-clad
building materials, providing a cost-competitive solar
solution to meet most of the electric load in a energyefficient building.
Specialties: Wind, Photovoltaics,
Building Design & Construction

Solar Store of Greenfield

2 Fiske Ave.
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-772-3122
claire@solarstoreofgreenfield.com
http://www.solarstoreofgreenfield.com
Local Western MA renewable energy consultants in
a brick and mortar storefront. We provide Advice,
Design, and Installation of Solar PV and Hot Water
systems for residential and commercial settings. All
projects are turnkey covering all permits, incentives,
utility interconnection and SREC aggregation.
We also offer battery backup systems for grid and
off-grid PV systems. Additionally, composting toilets,
biodiesel, solar clothes drying racks, books and Eat
More Kale t-shirts are available.
Tracking the SUN: Not Fracking Gas
Specialties: Energy Conservation, Photovoltaics, Solar
Thermal

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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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