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Urban Grid

337 Log Canoe Cir.
Stevensville, Maryland 21666
410-604-3603
info@urbangridco.com
http://www.urbangridco.com
Urban Grid specializes in the turnkey development
and finance of solar photovoltaic projects (500kW
to 5MW) throughout the United States. Urban Grid's
20-25 year Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) are
designed to generate consistent operating performance
and predictable economic benefit for our clients. The
Urban Grid team brings together seasoned finance
and construction professionals to provide the highest
quality solar installation and offer the best financial
solution for commercial, educational, government and
non-profit organizations.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Finance/CPA,
Photovoltaics, Renewables & The Grid

Urban Habitat Initiatives, Inc.

328A Tremont Street
Boston , Massachusetts 02116
Phone: 617-423-5566
kim.vermeer@urbanhabitatinitiatives.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberlyvermeer
Urban Habitat Initiatives Inc. is a leading independent
consulting firm focused on advancing sustainability
in multifamily housing. We offer green project
management services to owners and developers from
early strategies through development and construction
to measuring results. Kim Vermeer, President, is a
frequent speaker, educator, and author
Specialties: Consultancy, Multifamily

USL Technology, Inc.

157 Columbus Ave.
New York, New York 10023
866-761-0940
info@usltechnology.com
http://www.usltechnology.com
USL Technology is a Technology Strategy, Energy
Management and Sustainability Consulting firm.
We support our clients by providing professional
services that help them become more energy efficient;
improve the performance of their assets, reducing
costs and carbon emissions. Our expanded portfolio is
based on the integration of IT Network Infrastructure
Implementation and EnergyWise technology systems.
Headquartered in New York City, we work with
businesses throughout the five boroughs.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Beyond Energy,
Building Design & Construction, Certifications &
Standards, Commercial & Institutional, Consultancy,
Design Process, Energy Auditing, Energy Conservation,
Engineering, HVAC, Indoor Air Quality, Insulation,
Mechanical Systems & Lighting, Net Zero Energy, Real
Estate, Renewables & The Grid

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Valle Group

70 East Falmouth Hwy., Ste. 3
East Falmouth, Massachusetts 02536
508-548-1450
info@vallegroup.com
http://www.vallegroup.com
The Valle Group sets the standard for thoughtfullyplanned communities in southern New England. The
company's special expertise is planning and creating
communities of quality, energy-efficient homes, and
building and remodeling for homeowners.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Remodeling/DER

Valley Home Improvement

340 Riverside Dr.
Northampton, Massachusetts 01062
413-584-7522
info@valleyhomeimprovement.com
http://www.valleyhomeimprovement.com
Valley Home Improvement is a 3 tiered residential
design/build remodeling company serving the Pioneer
Valley for more then two decades. In conjunction with
our full service remodeling work, Valley Solar offers
PV design and installation, and our Weatherization
division implements a wide range of energy
conservation measures.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction, Design
Process, Insulation, Photovoltaics, Remodeling/DER,
Renewables & The Grid, Single Family

Venbrook Insurance Services

4 Abbott Ave.
Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877
914-649-0007
rfreeman@venbrook.com
http://www.venbrook.com
Delivering awesome solar, geothermal, energy
warranty and commercial real estate insurance
solutions to the northeast green building market.
Specialties: Insurance

Viessmann Manufacturing Company, Inc. (US)

45 Access Rd.
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
401-732-0667
full@viessmann.com
http://www.viessmann.us
The same expertise and innovation that has made
Viessmann the best-selling brand of floor-mounted
boilers in Europe is also evident in North America.
The Viessmann USA Head Office has been located in
Warwick, RI since 1991. In 2003 the company relocated
to a new 38,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility
to extend its distribution network and to strengthen
the company's logistical capacity.
Specialties: Biomass, Solar Thermal, HVAC,
Mechanical Systems & Lighting

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Wagner Development

161 Westview Rd.
Lowell, Massachusetts 01851
508-451-3202
ryan@wagnerdevelopment.org
http://www.wagnerdevelopment.org
At Wagner Development, we are focused on
developing a name you can trust. A WD house,
regardless of location, size, and style, will be built to
last using quality materials and expert craftsmanship.
Our goal at WD is to build a reputable name that will
invoke trust among our customers. That is WD.
Specialties: Construction Process, Net Zero Energy,
Passive Housing, Remodeling/DER, Single Family

Walker Cellar Works

27 Aldworth Rd.
Harrisville, New Hampshire 03450
603-827-9999
walkerdb.doug@gmail.com
http://www.walkercellarworks.com
Does your home have "cold, wet feet?" Walker Cellar
Works uses a "whole house" systems approach to
analyze your water and moisture control issues. Using
the latest in building science, we solve these problems
and make your home healthy, warm, and comfortable.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Energy Auditing, Remodeling/
DER, Single Family

Warren Design Build

268 West St.
Berlin, Massachusetts 01503
978-621-7619
carl@warrendesign.com
http://www.warrendesign.com
Over 30 years experience using current building
science techniques to design and build durable, low
maintenance, healthy, low-impact homes. Check us
out at warrendesign.com
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Water Energy Distributors

2 Starwood Dr.
Hampstead, New Hampshire 03841
603-329-8122
christina@northeastgeo.com
http://www.northeastgeo.com
Geothermal design & geothermal heat pump distribution
for the Northeastern United States since 1978.
Specialties: Energy Conservation, Geothermal, HVAC,
Mechanical Systems & Lighting

Weedon Design Build

24 Tull Ln.
Pomfret Center, Connecticut 06259
860-974-2362
cweedon24@gmail.com
Over 30 years of experience in helping people design
and build superinsulated homes and small offices.
Certified passive house consultant.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

WegoWise, Inc.

20 Ashburton Pl., Ste. 401
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
617-367-9346
info@wegowise.com
http://www.wegowise.com
WegoWise's intuitive software provides timely,
insightful, and actionable information to understand,
track, and improve building efficiency.
Our solutions, which include automated utility
tracking and benchmarking, tech-driven energy
procurement, energy disclosure policy compliance,
and utility allowance services, empower customers to
manage energy and water usage, as well as save time
and money.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Cities & Communities,
Commercial & Institutional, Consumer Information,
Multifamily, Public Policy, Real Estate, Renewables &
The Grid, The Big Picture, Information Technology

Wesson Energy, Inc.

PO Box 2127
Waterbury, Connecticut 06722
203-756-7041
wwesson@wessonenergy.com
http://www.wessonenergy.com
Wesson Energy is a progressive energy partner
specializing in modern, high-efficiency solutions
and comprehensive home comfort service. We help
homeowners and businesses integrate alternative
energy sources, including solar and biofuel.
Specialties: Multifamily, Single Family, Mechanical
Systems & Lighting, HVAC

West Hill Energy And Computing

205 Main St., Ste. 14
Brattleboro, Vermont 05301
802-246-1212
al@westhillenergy.com
http://www.westhillenergy.com
Data Evaluation and Insight. Specializing in the
evaluation and statistical analysis of energy efficiency
programs.
Specialties: Energy Auditing

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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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