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Allied Building Contractors, LLC

1234 West Hill Rd.
Roxbury, Vermont 05669
802-485-9563
info@alliedbuildingvt.com
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

altE Store, Inc.

330 Codman Hill Rd.
Boxborough, Massachusetts 01719
877-878-4060
sascha.deri@altestore.com
www.altestore.com
Founded in 1999, AltE, Inc. 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: Alternative Energy,
Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal, Wind

Andelman and Lelek Engineering, Inc.

1408 Providence Hwy. Ste. 334
Norwood, Massachusetts 02062
781-769-8773
mike@andelmanlelek.com
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
www.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 New England (AUNE)

40 Avon St.
Keene, New Hampshire 03431
603-357-3122
stickner@antioch.edu
www.antiochne.edu
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: Education

Atelier Ten, LLC

195 Church St., 10th Fl.
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
203-777-1400
newhaven@atelierten.com
www.atelierten.com
As environmental design consultants and
building services engineers we are committed to
high- performance and sustainable design within the
built environment. Our core objective is to meet the
needs of our clients by developing well-integrated
buildings with simple systems that work with
natural laws of physics to increase well being, reduce
energy consumption and contribute back to the
greater environment.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Consultancy,
Engineering, Lighting Design, Mechanical
Systems & Lighting, Multifamily, Single Family

Auburndale Builders

506 South 9th Ave.
Mount Vernon, New York 10550
914-663-2747
info@ariswind.com
www.ariswind.com
Aris Wind, the wholly owned subsidiary of Aris
Renewable Energy, is a metropolitan New York City
based renewable energy firm that has partnered with
Airsynergy to promote, sell and service its Remote
Power Unit (RPU) and Total Energy Solution (TES)
products in North and South America.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Manufacturing, Wind

305 Auburn St.
Newton, Massachusetts 02466
617-467-4171
vision@auburndalebuilders.com
www.auburndalebuilders.com
We are passionate about high-performance homes:
new construction, renovation, Passive and Net-Zero.
Our team knows the integrated process necessary for
a truly high-performance home and works with the
right experts to ensure excellent results. We believe
in making the process as good as the product to
enhance the lives of those who live there.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Beyond
Energy, Building Design & Construction, Energy
Conservation, Indoor Air Quality, Insulation, Net
Zero Energy, Passive Housing, Remodeling/DER

Ashley McGraw Architects, DPC

Aurora Custom Builders, Inc.

Aris Renewable Energy

125 E Jefferson St., 15th Fl.
Syracuse, New York 13202
315-425-1814
sandra@ashleymcgraw.com
www.ashleymcgraw.com
We may be a 30 year old firm, but we still have
the soul of a startup. Our team is energetic and
passionate about design. We are flexible, agile,
nonhierarchical, and obsessed with your success. We
pride ourselves on being really easy to work with, so
think of us as an extension of your team, leveraging
our expertise to create something really special.
Specialties: Architecture, Commercial & Institutional

Association for Energy Affordability (AEA), Inc.

105 Bruckner Blvd.
Bronx, New York 10454
212-279-3902
gspanier@aea.us.org
www.aea.us.org
The Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. is
dedicated to achieving energy efficiency in new and
existing buildings in order to foster and maintain
affordable and healthy housing and communities,
especially those of low-income. AEA representatives
engage in a broad range of educational, technical and
construction management activities and services to
promote this mission and develop the industry that
advances and sustains it.
Specialties: Certifications & Standards, Cities
& Communities, Commercial & Institutional,
Education, Multifamily, HERS Rater

98 Winchester St.
Medford, Massachusetts 02155
617-320-8287
hello@aurorabuilds.com
www.aurorabuilds.com
We will recommend and specify sustainable
materials that have a long life cycle whenever
possible-products and construction that harmonize
with your environment-both aesthetically and
practicality to create energy-efficient and responsibly
built spaces. We embrace great design-form,
function, color, and materials-whether we are
working with your architect or if we are retained as
your design team. We see to it that everything (and
everyone!) works together to build a space that is as
unique as you.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Single Family

Austin Design, Inc.

16 Call Rd.
Colrain, Massachusetts 01340
413-624-9669
office@austindesign.biz
www.austindesign.biz
Austin Design, Inc. provides architectural design
services for homes, businesses and communities.
We advocate a team approach between client,
builder, and architect that encourages the sharing of
expertise and a passion for good design.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Landscape Design, Architecture

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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 - 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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