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Hardwick Post & Beam

272 Fleming Rd.
Hardwick, Massachusetts 01037
413-426-6315
contact@hardwickpostandbeam.com
www.hardwickpostandbeam.com
We are a company of craftspeople. For 33 years we
have designed and built beautiful, custom, timber
frame structures for clients in Massachusetts, New
England, and across the United States. A family
company in its second generation of leadership,
we have been employing a group of timber framers
year-round for more than three decades, and are
committed to our people. We are very eager to work
with architects and builders who are in the front line
of cutting edge energy sustainability and who want
to pair their product with the beauty and tradition
of a timber frame. Our bottom line is designing and
fabricating one frame at a time, bringing all of our
resources, passion and experience to delivering the
perfect timber frame for each specific client, site, and
budget - every time.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Design Process

Healthy Home Energy & Consulting, Inc.

200 Tomahawk St.
Yorktown Heights, New York 10598
914-242-9733
info@gethealthyhome.com
www.gethealthyhome.com
A leading provider of Home Performance Services
in the Tri-State Area, Healthy Home Energy and
Consulting is on a mission. For too long, homeowners
have been putting up with cold, damp, and inefficient
homes. As a sister company to Brenner Builders, our
25 years of experience in residential construction
makes us well suited to diagnose, recommend, and
implement whole house energy savings solutions.
Our own employees use top of the line products and
cutting edge equipment, providing you with the
highest quality standards possible. We arrive on time,
when we say we will, and leave your home neat and
tidy when we leave.
Specialties: Consultancy, Indoor Air Quality

Heartwood Group, Inc.

165 Evergreen St.
Providence, Rhode Island 02906
401-861-1650
info@heartwoodsolutions.com
www.heartwoodsolutions.com
Our company was founded in 1983 to create
environmentally responsible buildings. Today we
provide consulting and development services in the
renewable energy and building industries.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Beyond
Energy, Consultancy, Energy Conservation,
Money & Business, Photovoltaics, Real Estate,
Renewables & The Grid, The Big Picture, Wind

Heat-Timer Corporation

20 New Dutch Ln.
Fairfield, New Jersey 07004
973-575-4004
apetruziello@heat-timer.com
www.heat-timer.com
Heat-Timer is one of the leading manufacturers of
automated heating controls for the HVAC/R and
Plumbing Industry. At Heat-Timer, our goal is to
provide innovative, cost effective control solutions
that enhance the comfort and efficiency of new
and existing buildings. In doing so, we reduce the
environmental impact of building heating systems
worldwide- often within the imperfect framework
of existing mechanical systems. For over 75 years,
Heat-Timer products have been manufactured in the
United States. The diversity of Heat-Timer controls,
as well as their extraordinary fine-tuning capability,
means improved performance of virtually any
building's heating system- old or new, large or small,
steam or hydronic.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Energy
Conservation, HVAC, Manufacturing

HELM Construction Solutions

61 Upper Forest St.
Brattleboro, Vermont 05301
802-225-8933
kate@buildhelm.com
www.buildhelm.com
At HELM, we work with owners, designers and
builders to create high performance and sustainable
buildings and businesses. HELM provides a range
of innovative services to help your business and
your projects run smoothly and efficiently. We're
here to help support your business in whatever
way you need, by offering expertise in business
planning, accounting, estimating, job costing, project
management, hiring, technology, software, and
marketing that is specific to the high performance
design and construction industry and the small
business world.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Consultancy

Heritage Natural Finishes, LLC

P.O. Box 307
Escalante, Utah 84726
541-844-8748
info@heritagenaturalfinishes.com
www.heritagenaturalfinishes.com
We are Heritage Natural Finishes, our business name
was formerly Land Ark Northwest and we called
our products Land Ark. We have all the same great
finishes and excellent customer service you are used
to, just under a new name! We pride ourselves in
making and selling the wonderful products famous
for it. We are committed to keeping our products safe
for those who work with them and especially for those
who live with them in their home. We use all super
high quality, non-toxic ingredients and try to run an
environmentally sustainable office and shop. We
recycle nearly everything and try to choose packaging
that is recycled, fully recyclable or at least re-usable.
We are nearly paperless and are always working to
find a better and softer footprint for our business.
Specialties: Manufacturing

Home Energy Technologies

PO Box 364
Chester, Connecticut 06412
877-800-6440
info@homeenergytechnologies.com
www.homeenergytechnologies.com
Home Energy Technologies is a RESNET- accredited
Home Energy Rating System Provider. Our services
include HERS ratings, ENERGY STAR & NGBS
certification, comprehensive home energy audits,
building performance testing, and other energy
diagnostic and analytical services. Our clients include
architects, builders, and owners of single-family
and multi-family homes in Connecticut and
adjoining areas.
Specialties: Consultancy, Energy
Auditing, Energy Conservation

Home Matters Company

15 Indian Field Dr.
South Dennis, Massachusetts 02660
508-237-4615
barry@hmccapecod.com
www.homematterscapecod.com
Home Matters is all about client advocacy and
attention to detail because your home does matter!
We know that detail done well takes time, effort, and
expertise. Our focus is to thoughtfully manage each
property as though it were our own.
Specialties: Building Design &
Construction, Single Family

Huber Engineered Woods

10925 David Taylor Dr., Ste. 300
Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
704-548-5443
beth.blount@huber.com
www.huberwood.com
Huber Engineered Woods LLC continually strives to
create innovative products that suit their customers'
needs. Each one delivers outstanding performance,
easy installation and greater strength in single
family, multifamily and light commercial projects.
Huber's ZIP System Sheathing & Tape are structural
wood panels with built-in protective barriers,
eliminating the need for building wrap or felt and
providing a continuous rigid moisture and air barrier
that optimizes energy efficiency. Additionally,
Huber's AdvanTech Subflooring product is proven
to achieve a superior combination of strength and
moisture resistance for subflooring that won't
swell, cup, delaminate or bounce even under the
toughest conditions.
Specialties: Insulation, Manufacturing, Roofing

Hudson River Design

120 Lighthouse Dr.
Saugerties, New York 12477
845-246-0725
chuck@chucksilver.com
www.chucksilver.com
Hudson River Design has been designing low energyuse and net-zero homes in NY's Hudson Valley for
over 30 years. We create extraordinary buildings,
including the Greenest Building in NY.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

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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 - 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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