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Jack Miller Contractors, Inc.

158 Sand Springs Rd.
Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267
413-884-6124
info@jackmillercontractors.com
www.jackmillercontractors.com
Residential Contractors specializing in
high-performance homes and remodeling. We're
a full-service general contractor experienced in a
variety of construction and energy retrofit strategies,
including ICF, double-stud wall and exterior
insulation, air, thermal and water management
strategies and mechanical systems. Our goal is
to combine traditional craftsmanship with high
performance materials and techniques to achieve the
holy grail of beauty, durability and performance for
our clients.
Specialties: Building Design &
Construction, Remodeling/DER

Jim Muka, Window Sales

139 Silvio O Conte Dr.
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-774-6975
jimmuka212@gmail.com
Independent window and door sales representative.
Over 36 years of experience in the residential and
commercial window and door industry. Providing
direct sales of both high performance fiberglass and
specialty clad/wood and all wood windows and doors.
Alpen Fiberglass Window and Door Direct Sales
Representative. Builder and Architect direct price
quotes, budget pricing, product service. Homeowner
direct sales/service.
Specialties: Windows

John Fülöp Associates, Architects and Planners

103 East Alford Rd.
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts 01266
413-232-7122
john@fulopassociates.com
www.fulopassociates.com
John Fülöp Associates, Architects provides design
services for all building types, creating aesthetically
pleasing, economic green architecture throughout the
Northeast.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Energy Conservation, Remodeling/DER

Johnson Braund, Inc.

15200 52nd Ave. South, Ste. 200
Seattle, Washington 98188
206-766-8300
info@gethealthyhome.com
www.johnsonbraund.com
Since 1977, Johnson Braund, Inc. has designed
thousands of top quality projects from coast to coast.
We provide architecture and interior design services
throughout the United States. What began as a
handful of architects designing multifamily housing
has grown into a company offering much more. From
class leading hotels, comfortable homes, to attractive
businesses, and lush green parks, we forge ahead,
breaking new ground every day. We aim to bring to
our designs some of the most sustainable designs
and techniques in the industry. From programming
and feasibility studies, to schematic design, through
construction management, we are the firm for
award winning design solutions that are on time
and on budget.
Specialties: Architecture

Jones Whitsett Architects, Inc.

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KOW Building Consultants

308 Main St., Ste. 3A
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-773-5551
office@joneswhitsett.com
www.joneswhitsett.com
Formed in 1984, we specialize in schools, civic/cultural
buildings & historic preservation. We share a
commitment to a collaborative design process,
respect for the architectural traditions of our region &
concern for future generations.
Specialties: Architecture, Building
Design & Construction

Kaplan Thompson Architects

102 Exchange St. 2nd Fl.
Portland, Maine 04101
207-842-2888
info@kaplanthompson.com
www.kaplanthompson.com
Our mission is to bring beautiful, sustainable, and
attainable buildings to the world. From your home to
your business, we can design the sustainable building
you have been looking for.
Specialties: Architecture, Multifamily,
Net Zero Energy, Passive Housing,
Remodeling/DER, Single Family

Kent Hicks Construction Company

634 Main Rd.
West Chesterfield, Massachusetts 01084
413-296-0123
janet@kenthicksconstruction.com
www.kenthicksconstruction.com
Our clients often want both high quality and low
environmental impact as they build, renovate, or
restore their home. They want to reduce energy
costs, achieve greater energy independence, and
protect their health from toxic chemicals. Whether
you want to make your own energy, invest for
long-term energy security, live in a 'healthy' home,
or protect the environment, we have the experience
to help you choose the best design and materials
for your high-performance green home. We know
the full range of products, construction materials,
and building processes at all levels. Our team has
experience with contractors who can provide a full
range of systems for efficient heating, cooling and
ventilation, and for generating your own energy.
Specialties: Building Design &
Construction, Remodeling/DER

Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt

5710 Commons Park Dr.
East Syracuse, New York 13057
315-446-9201
jad@khhpc.com
www.khhpc.com
Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt is a multi-disciplinary design
firm specializing in structural engineering, landscape
architecture, and building envelope systems. We
serve the northeastern United States from our office
in Central New York. Our firm works in both the public
and private sectors to develop projects which are
cost-effective, sustainable, and responsive to the
needs of our clients.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Commercial & Institutional, Construction
Process, Consultancy, Design Process,
Education, Energy Conservation, Engineering,
Home Inspection, Landscape Design,
Multifamily, Pavement, Roofing, Wind

90 Gray St.
Portland, Maine 04102
207-799-8799
dan@kolbertbuilding.com
www.kolbertbuilding.com
We focus on bringing energy efficiency and healthy
home techniques to all of our work, from small
renovations to complete new houses. We are active
members of NESEA, and run a local building science
discussion group.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Consultancy, Remodeling/DER
1034 West Jericho Tpke.
Smithtown, New York 11787
631-757-5000
kevinw@kowbc.com
www.kowbc.com
KOW Building Consultants has been a trusted
provider of construction consulting services since
1978. We add value to traditional banks, private
lenders, mortgage lending institutions, state
housing agencies, city housing agencies, mezzanine
lenders, and other financial institutions by providing
construction loan monitoring, property condition
assessment, and technical plan & cost reviews.
Specialties: Consultancy, Finance/CPA

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LAM Development

139 W. 82nd St., 6C
New York, New York 10024
212-321-0965
support@lamdevelopment.com
www.lamdevelopment.com
LAM Development is New York State's premier
solar developer. Our primary focus is to bring
cost-saving renewable power to local municipalities
and businesses, enabling communities of all sizes
to attain energy security and reduce their energy
expenditures. We accomplish this by leveraging
our vast network of partnerships with utilities,
construction firms, and real estate companies to
quickly and efficiently meet the needs of our clients.
Specialties: Alternative Energy

Landmark Services, Inc.

326 Washington St. Anx.
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481
508-533-8393
info@landmarkservices.com
www.landmarkservices.com
Landmark Services, Inc. specializes in renovating
and restoring period homes. We also build new,
energy efficient homes inspired by traditional
architecture. We believe that saving old homes can
and should be a key part of any sustainable housing
strategy in New England and beyond. Building Zero
Net Energy/Renewable new homes aligns with
the principals' lifelong passion for fostering and
supporting sustainable innovation. We believe that
it is our highest calling as builders and citizens to be
conscious, compassionate stewards of the natural
world. Wherever we can we support people and
businesses that share this mission.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Net Zero Energy,
Remodeling/DER, Single Family

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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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