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Briber & Pollitt

113 Concord Rd.
Wayland, Massachusetts 01778
508.358.0768
frankebiii@me.com
Specialties: Passive Housing, Single Family

Briburn

28 Maple St., Ste. 202
Portland, Maine 04101
207-847-3788
cbriley@briburn.com
www.briburn.com
Design Philosophy: "Architecture for life" is
the creation of architecture that is timeless,
environmentally friendly, beautiful, and long-lasting.
Architecture that focuses on the experiences of the
building's occupants, enhancing their daily lives with
natural daylight, excellent ventilation, and delightful
spaces that engage their artful minds, architecture
that is mindful of our finite resources and respectful
of the natural environment. It is architecture that will
stand the test of time by being very durable, simple to
operate, economical to maintain, and beautiful.
Our Mission: Briburn is committed to creating
innovative, energy efficient, green solutions for
residential, commercial, Institutional and civic
projects that artfully reflect our client's needs and
interests.
Specialties: Architecture, Beyond Energy,
Building Design & Construction, Design Process,
Education, Indoor Air Quality, Multifamily, Net
Zero Energy, Passive Housing, Single Family

Bright Energy Services

9030 Fort Hamilton Pkwy.
Brooklyn, New York 11209
347-470-7090
info@brightenergyservices.com
www.brightenergyservices.com
Bright Energy Services is an award-winning
energy and environmental consulting firm in the
Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Cleantech &
Sustainability Markets. The firm deploys tailored
energy efficiency solutions and leverages renewable
energy technologies. Our services allow clients to cut
energy costs, meet regulatory requirements, manage
their emission portfolios, deploy the latest technology
and reduce their carbon footprint. Our consulting
services span many disciplines, focusing on providing
commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings
environmental improvements through energy
auditing, retro-commissioning and building analysis,
bench-marking, energy load reduction, LEED® and
Energy Star certification, greenhouse gas inventories,
and sustainability program development.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Certifications &
Standards, Cities & Communities, Commercial
& Institutional, Composting, Construction
Process, Consultancy, Design Process, Education,
Electric/Hybrid Vehicles, Energy Auditing, Energy
Conservation, Engineering, Envelope & Enclosure,
Fuel Cell, HVAC, Indoor Air Quality, Insulation,
Lighting Design, Lighting Supply, Marketing,
Mechanical Systems & Lighting, Money & Business,
Multifamily, Net Zero Energy, Passive Housing,
Photovoltaics, Real Estate, Renewables & The Grid,
Roofing, Solar Thermal, Windows, Electrical

By Company

BrightBuilt Home

102 Exchange St., 2nd Fl.
Portland, Maine 04101
207-842-2888
info@brightbuilthome.com
www.brightbuilthome.com
On the leading edge of sustainability and design,
award-winning firm Kaplan Thompson Architects
founded BrightBuilt Home with the goal of providing
more beautiful, healthy and low-energy homes for
the American homebuyer. To optimize affordability,
we rely heavily on supreme geekery married with
years of custom design experience and construction
knowledge. Sketches and cost spreadsheets are used
hand-in-hand with energy models in order to optimize
each home and reduce its carbon footprint. As a
partnership between design professionals, modular
builders, and site contractors, we can keep our fingers
on the pulse of the industry at large. As a team, we
stay current on all aspects of home-building, from
design innovations to pricing projections to best
construction practices to more!
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Multifamily, Net Zero Energy, Social Services

Brissette Electric, Inc.

PO Box 4904
Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts 02568
508-693-0764
jarret@briselectric.com
www.briselectric.com
Brissette Electric, Inc. is a Martha's Vineyard based
electrical contractor committed to customer service
and quality. Our electricians take a team approach
on every job and are dedicated to providing quality
and performance that will exceed expectations. We
enjoy working with people, and will do everything
possible to complete your project in a professional
and timely manner.
Specialties: Construction Process

Brooks Post & Beam, Inc.

208 Pettingill Hill Rd.
Lyndeborough, New Hampshire 03082
603-654-3210
paul@spbrooks.com
http://www.brookspostandbeam.com
Brooks Post & Beam has been building energy
efficient, sustainable homes throughout New England
for over 40 years. We have been building homes, barns
and commercial buildings sustainably for decades. We
are a small company focused on improving our quality
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Single Family

Building Shelter, Inc.

PO Box 2297
Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts 02568
508-693-7734
info@buildingshelter.com
www.buildingshelter.com
We build homes from nature. Our construction
practices are based on building science and the
tradition of our trade. Our team is trained to
understand how buildings work well and why
they can cause harm. We are RESNET trained, a
Certified Passive House Builder, Certified Passive
House Consultant, EPA Lead Safe Certified Firm,
certified Building Performance Institute Home
Analyst Professional. Our carpenters are trained
to understand that a house is more than parts
assembly. A building incorrectly conceived and
executed can be expensive to maintain and harmful
to live in and harmful to nature on which we depend.
We value honesty and good relationships with our
clients, helping our community and respect for nature.
Specialties: Building Design &
Construction, Consultancy

BuildingGreen, Inc.

122 Birge St., Ste. 30
Brattleboro, Vermont 05301
802-257-7300
jerelyn@buildinggreen.com
www.buildinggreen.com
BuildingGreen provides building industry
professionals with well-researched information on
environmentally sound building practices and green
products. Online resources include BuildingGreen
and LEEDuser.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Beyond
Energy, Building Design & Construction,
Education, Energy Conservation

BuildingLogic, Inc.

PO Box 210
Gardiner, New York 12525
845-443-0657
lillianmaurer210@gmail.com
www.buildinglogicinc.com
We design and build beautiful high performance
homes. Our full service company integrates
traditional craft, science, and modern design, to
create durable efficient homes that people love
to live in. Certified Passive House Consultant and
Tradesperson, Net-Zero Energy design.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Energy Conservation, Net Zero Energy,
Passive Housing, Remodeling/DER

Brown Lindquist Fenuccio & Raber Architects, Inc. Built To Last Design & Build, LLC
203 Willow St., Ste. A
Yarmouthport, Massachusetts 02675
508-362-8382
kate@capearchitects.com
www.capearchitects.com
Brown Lindquist Fenuccio & Raber Architects,
Inc. is a diversified architectural firm located in
historic Yarmouthport, Massachusetts. We provide
comprehensive architectural and consulting
services to a wide range of Commercial, Civic and
Residential clients.
Specialties: Architecture

Bruss Project Management, LLC

17 Springfield St.
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
603-856-8218
mdbruss17@gmail.com
Bruss Project Management provides Project
Management Service from project start to
completion. We work with Owners to tailor a scope of
services uniquely suited to their project needs.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Construction
Process, Consultancy, Design Process, Single Family

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30 Greenwood Rd.
New Milford, Connecticut 06776
203-947-1196
benjaminbogie@gmail.com
Offering general contractor services.
Specialties: Building Design &
Construction, Single Family

Byggmeister, Inc.

667A Sawmill Brook Pkwy.
Newton, Massachusetts 02459
617-527-7871
info@byggmeister.com
www.byggmeister.com
Byggmeister is a residential design/build remodeling
firm founded in 1983. Our priorities for each project
are comfort, durability, and efficiency and a unique
level of accountability.
Specialties: Building Design &
Construction, Remodeling/DER


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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 - 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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