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127 Energy

A.W. Hastings & Company

PO Box 5291
Clinton, New Jersey 08809
339-545-1271
info@127energy.com
www.127energy.com
127 Energy is a renewable energy development firm
focused on financing and building solar photovoltaic
(PV) and energy storage projects in North America
and island environments. Working in clean energy
industries since 1997, the Partners and our growing
team have extensive finance, development,
manufacturing, and policy experience. Through solar
PV and energy storage integration, 127 Energy delivers
stationary clean energy solutions for commercial
customers that achieve and exceed the same
demands of fossil fuel power sources, except we do it
without the pollution.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Photovoltaics

377 Builders

PO Box 483
Housatonic, Massachusetts 01236
413-429-6075
office@377builders.com
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

3ACH50, Inc.

250 North St., Ste. A-3
Danvers, Massachusetts 01923
978-992-1439
tim@3ach50.com
www.3ach50.com
3ACH50, Inc. specializes in effective, results oriented
air barrier solutions for multi-family and single
family buildings to help builders meet energy
code requirements.
Specialties: Construction Process, Design
Process, Education, Energy Auditing, Energy
Conservation, Envelope & Enclosure, Indoor Air
Quality, Insulation, Multifamily, Net Zero Energy,
Passive Housing, Single Family, HERS Rater

475 High Performance Building Supply

334 Douglass St.
Brooklyn, New York 11217
800-995-6329
ken@foursevenfive.com
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

2 Pearson Way
Enfield, Connecticut 06074
800-966-2784
shoyt@awhastings.com
www.awhastings.com
As a leading distributor for Marvin Windows &
Doors, A.W. Hastings & Co 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

A&B Cooling

660 Nutmeg Rd. North
South Windsor, Connecticut 06082
860-528-4436
guy@abcoolingandheating.com
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

A9 Green / Total Green Energy Solution, LLC

329 Massachusetts Ave.
Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
781-357-2454
info@a9green.com
www.a9green.com
Since 2009, A9 Green has delivered HERS Ratings
and energy efficiency consulting to developers,
architects, and builders of single and multi-family
residential projects in over 85 towns across eastern
Massachusetts. Our expertise in energy modeling,
architecture, and building science help build better
homes while reducing costs and environmental impact.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Consultancy, Design
Process, Energy Auditing, Energy Conservation,
Engineering, Envelope & Enclosure, Indoor
Air Quality, Insulation, Research

Ace Energy Services, Inc.

250 North St., Ste. A-3
Danvers, Massachusetts 01923
781-369-5921
tim@aceenergyma.com
www.aceenergyma.com
Ace Energy Services, Inc. is dedicated to saving
builders on construction costs through the use of
HERS Ratings. We help builders meet code and work
to maximize rebates.
Specialties: Energy Auditing, Indoor Air
Quality, Multifamily, HERS Rater

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Advanced Building Analysis, LLC

2 Woodlawn St.
Amesbury, Massachusetts 01913
978-270-3911
energystar@advancedbuildinganalysis.com
www.advancedbuildinganalysis.com
ABA is an industry leader of energy analysis,
diagnostic, and verification services in Massachusetts
and southern NH. We are an ENERGY STAR
partner who helps builders of new single family
and multi-family homes cost effectively meet the
challenges of higher energy efficiency standards.
ABA consults with architects and builders to improve
building energy efficiency to meet or exceed program
goals established by EPA's ENERGY STAR, MA
Residential New Construction programs, as well as
Building Code consultation and verification.
Specialties: Certifications & Standards, Energy
Auditing, Multifamily, Single Family

Aegis Energy Services

55 Jackson St.
Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
413-536-1156
kcurtis@aegisenergyservices.com
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
518-597-4503
info@airbarriersolutions.com
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
state-of-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

Albert R. Russell, Architect

52 Rollin Irish Rd.
Milton, Vermont 05468
802-893-0700
al@alrussellarchitect.com
www.alrussellarchitect.com
Albert R. Russell has 40 years experience in
architecture and the construction industry,
specializing in construction documents, construction
administration, project management, production
management and quality control.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design
& Construction, Consultancy

Alfandre Architecture, PC

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


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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017

From the Executive Director: A strategic plan for emerging professionals.
From the Board Chair: Taking flight into new territory.
What is Strategic Electrification? Simply Put, It’s an Energy Transformation: A core pathway to deep carbon reduction.
Better Steam Heat: Generating steam system upgrades in New York City.
Going All the Way:What it will really take to achieve net zero energy in Burlington, VT.
Are You Forging the Weakest Link?: A deeper dive into how the quest for resilience alters the design process.
Air Quality in Your Bedroom: Nighttime Carbon Dioxide Levels in the Bedrooms of 22 Vermont Homes: Can occupants of leaky houses breathe easy in their sleep?
Inclusive Diversity Key to Sustainability: Opinion: Sustainability planning must embrace diversity.
BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines: An interview with Jonathan Orpin.
High Performance Walls: Discover an alternative to traditional insulation methods that can reach superior insulation performance with thinner walls.
SAF®– A Solar Faade to Stay?: A technical overview of the newest attachment systems in the low-energy construction market.
NESEA Green Pages: This premier resource for sustainability professionals in the Northeast and beyond is just a few pages away. To have your business listed in next year’s Green Pages and become a NESEA business member today, visit nesea.org/join.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - From the Board Chair: Taking flight into new territory.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - What is Strategic Electrification? Simply Put, It’s an Energy Transformation: A core pathway to deep carbon reduction.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - Going All the Way:What it will really take to achieve net zero energy in Burlington, VT.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - Are You Forging the Weakest Link?: A deeper dive into how the quest for resilience alters the design process.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - Air Quality in Your Bedroom: Nighttime Carbon Dioxide Levels in the Bedrooms of 22 Vermont Homes: Can occupants of leaky houses breathe easy in their sleep?
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - Inclusive Diversity Key to Sustainability: Opinion: Sustainability planning must embrace diversity.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines: An interview with Jonathan Orpin.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - High Performance Walls: Discover an alternative to traditional insulation methods that can reach superior insulation performance with thinner walls.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - SAF®– A Solar Faade to Stay?: A technical overview of the newest attachment systems in the low-energy construction market.
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BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2017 - NESEA Green Pages: This premier resource for sustainability professionals in the Northeast and beyond is just a few pages away. To have your business listed in next year’s Green Pages and become a NESEA business member today, visit nesea.org/join.
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