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eco_logic STUDIO, architecture & engineering, PLLC
2495 Main St., Ste. 431
Buffalo, New York 14214
716-834-9588
office@eco-logucstudio.com
www.eco-logicstudio.com
eco_logic STUDIO is an architecture, engineering,
and planning firm focusing on green design and
community revitalization. Specializing in high
performance new and retrofit design of custom
homes, affordable housing, institutional facilities,
commercial development, urban design and
planning, and green infrastructure. Certified Passive
House Designer, Architects, and Engineer on staff.
Experience in natural building, solar systems
and living roofs. Architectural registration in
NY, NJ, MI, NC, SC, and CT.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design &
Construction, Cities & Communities, Consultancy,
Design Process, Engineering, Envelope &
Enclosure, Insulation, Multifamily, Net Zero
Energy, Passive Housing, Roofing, Single Family

Eco-Logical Building Solutions

27 Frost Hill Rd.
Marlborough, New Hampshire 03455
603-876-4040
ted@ecologicalbuildingsolutions.com
www.ecologicalbuildingsolutions.com
Eco-Logical Building Solutions is a Green Building
Design, Consulting and Project Management
Company. We specialize in implementing sustainable,
energy efficient, environmentally friendly building
and lifestyle practices that minimize waste of all
resources. We strive to provide each customer with a
wholly cooperative and personal experience. Whether
you are building new, expanding, or remodeling an
existing building we want to work with you to come
up with eco-logical and cost effective solutions to
your building needs.
Specialties: Consultancy, Design Process,
Remodeling/DER, Single Family

Element Marcom

31 St., James Ave., 6th FL.
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
212-920-4878
adixon@element.link
Our mission is to tell the stories of small, medium
and large companies focused on energy efficiency
and sustainability. By telling our clients' stories,
we seek to raise their visibility among target
audiences and drive new business. We work to
position our clients as thought leaders in their
industry, ultimately increasing brand awareness and
interest from potential customers. By identifying
core differentiating elements, we create compelling
narratives that cut through the noise and capture
people's attention. Starting with strategy and
focusing on the business impact, our services consist
of strategic messaging, content marketing, media
relations, executive visibility, event marketing,
award submissions, internal communications, global
implementation and digital outreach.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Marketing

By Company

Embue

745 Atlantic Ave.
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
617-314-6260
info@embue.com
www.embue.com
Our Mission: To make apartment building operations
more efficient, comfortable, and cost-effective.
Our goal is the intelligent building that automates
management tasks, optimizes resource use, and
protects against loss, while providing a healthy
comfortable environment tailored to residents'
individual needs. With thoughtful application
of technology we aim to transform multifamily
portfolio, property management and resident
experience in all segments of market. Embue was
created by a group of engineers and entrepreneurs
that are obsessive about making apartments work
better so that you can worry less and enjoy more. Our
team is highly engaged in creating what it means to
live in, manage or own a smart apartment.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Energy
Conservation, Multifamily, Information Technology

Emerald Builders

PO Box 299
Bowdoinham, Maine 04008
207-841-2775
reggie@emeraldbuild.com
www.emeraldbuild.com
Emerald Builders is a residential building company
serving mid-coast Maine. We focus primarily on
building sustainable and energy efficient homes and
buildings. We work closely with our clients, designers,
and subcontractors to bring their dreams to reality.
We rely heavily on open communication between all
parties from conception through project completion
to make sure we've put out the best possible product
for our clients. We pride ourselves on an unwavering
commitment to the highest quality craftsmanship
and to the environment.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Building Design
& Construction, Construction Process

Energy Balance, Inc.

160 White Rock Dr., #1
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
802-229-5676
andy@energybalance.us
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Consultancy, Envelope & Enclosure, Multifamily,
Net Zero Energy, Single Family

Energy Co-op of Vermont

PO Box 111
Colchester, Vermont 05446
802-860-4090
info@ecvt.net
www.ecvt.net
The Energy Co-op of Vermont was launched in
September 2000 and began accepting members for
the first time in July 2001. This historic event was the
culmination of two years work in which we completed
our business plan, established low-income energy bill
management programs, researched co-op operations,
acquired the Miller Oil Company, and completed other
start-up tasks. Today, we deliver heating oil, kerosene
and wood pellets and provide heating system
maintenance, repairs and replacement for 2,000
members. We install super-efficient, cold-climate
heat pumps, offer energy audits and energy upgrades
for our members' homes.
Specialties: Cities & Communities,
Energy Auditing, Single Family

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Energy Emporium

78 Main St.
NH, Connecticut 03748
603-632-1263
info@energyemp.com
www.energyemp.com
The Energy Emporium is a showroom, information
center and full service sales, installation and support
for solar electric systems, solar hot water, wind and
water turbines.
Specialties: Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal, Wind

Energy Engineering and Design, Inc.

65 Main St.
Framingham, Massachusetts 01702
781-775-2698
info@energyengineeringinc.com
www.energyengineeringinc.com
EE&D has the ability to develop a customized facility
improvement program that fits your individual needs
in the most cost effective way.
Specialties: Certifications & Standards,
Commercial & Institutional, Energy Auditing

Energy Federation, Inc. (EFI)

40 Washington St., Ste. 2000
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581
508-870-2277
joconnell@efi.org
www.efi.org
For over 30 years, EFI has assisted people in their
efforts to use less energy and water by providing
energy efficient products and delivering successful
utility program services. Our mission is to encourage
people to use our planet's limited energy and water
resources wisely. We assist people in these efforts
by offering high quality conservation products and
services at affordable prices while communicating
practical, objective information. By following this
mission, our work will lead to an improved quality of
life and economic condition. EFI a leading promoter
of residential energy efficiency-related products,
distributing products directly through our Consumer
and Wholesale Divisions, and administrating
utility-sponsored rebate programs through our
Incentive Processing Division.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Energy Futures Group

PO Box 587
Hinesburg, Vermont 05461
802-482-5001
info@energyfuturesgroup.com
www.energyfuturesgroup.com
EFG is a consulting firm that provides clients
specialized expertise on energy efficiency markets,
programs and policies, with an emphasis on
cutting-edge approaches. It was founded in April
2010 by Chris Neme, Richard Faesy, and Glenn Reed,
each of whom has more than 20 years of experience
in the energy efficiency industry. EFG has worked
with a range of clients - government agencies,
consumer advocates, environmental advocates and
utilities - in 24 states, 3 Canadian provinces, and
several countries in Europe.
Specialties: Consultancy, Public Policy


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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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