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Performance Building Supply

111 Fox St.
Portland, Maine 04101
207-780-1500
info@performancebuildingsupply.com
www.performancebuildingsupply.com
Performance Building Supply provides construction
products and information to make buildings high
performing, energy efficient, durable, resilient,
healthy, and more comfortable for the occupants.
Every product we offer is thoroughly researched and
chosen based on energy performance, environmental,
and health effects, manufacturing process and
location, durability, and practical use.
Specialties: Envelope & Enclosure, HVAC,
Indoor Air Quality, Windows

Petersen Engineering, Inc.

335 Maplewood Ave.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03802
603-436-4233
info@petersenengineering.com
www.petersenengineering.com
Petersen Engineering provides green consulting
services in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, fire
protection and building envelope for commercial,
residential and industrial buildings.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional,
Consultancy, Engineering, Envelope &
Enclosure, HVAC, Multifamily, Single Family

Peterson Engineering Group

25 Van Zant St., Ste. 7D
Norwalk, Connecticut 06855
203-810-4191
info@peg-eng.com
www.peg-eng.com
Peterson Engineering Group, LLC has been open since
2008. All employees have multiple years experience
in consulting engineering for MEP & FP trades. The
team has worked on projects from hotels to marinas
& airports. PEG takes part in the energy efficiency
incentive program. PEG pays special attention to
energy efficiency savings as well as operational &
maintenance issues. PEG deals with these issues
early in the design stage rather than at the end of the
project to ensure a successful lifetime of the building.
The principal of PEG is Mr. Donald C. Peterson, PE. He
has been in the consulting engineering trade for the
past twenty years. Mr. Peterson is a LEED AP with
certifications in Energy Management, Commissioning
& a Green Building Engineer on Department of Energy
Star site.
Specialties: Consultancy, Engineering

Philips Lighting Electronics North America

200 Franklin Square Dr.
Somerset, New Jersey 08873
207-332-3831
charles.polas@philips.com
www.usa.lighting.philips.com/home
As leaders in the LED technology revolution, we create
lighting systems that prioritize energy efficiency,
sustainability, and operational cost reduction. We
focus on improving the livability and effectiveness
of indoor and outdoor environments, providing
everything from functional general illumination to
spectacular color-changing experiences that enhance
your brand, encourage social interactions, and
revitalize communities.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Lighting
Design, Lighting Supply, Manufacturing, Multifamily

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phME [passivhausMAINE]

139 South Freeport Rd.
Freeport, Maine 04032
207-710-9478
info@passivhausmaine.org
www.passivhausmaine.org
We build and design extremely energy efficient
buildings. As a Certified Passive House Consultant, we
do energy calculations using the PHPP software.
Specialties: Certifications & Standards,
Multifamily, Passive Housing, Single Family

Pill-Maharam Architects

53 Falls Rd.
Shelburne, Vermont 05482
802-735-1286
dpill@pillmaharam.com
www.pillmaharam.com
Pill-Maharam Architects, founded in 1991 by David
Pill offers comprehensive architectural services for
institutional, commercial and residential clients.
With hands on experience in the construction field,
our staff brings to each project a realistic body
of knowledge to create a buildable innovative
solution. We are continually doing research into
and incorporating sustainable strategies so that our
finished projects are environmentally responsible. We
fuse creative ideas with functional, budgetary and
programmatic requirements to create finely detailed
sculptural spaces and buildings.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design &
Construction, Commercial & Institutional,
Construction Process, Consultancy, Design Process,
Electric/Hybrid Vehicles, Energy Conservation,
Envelope & Enclosure, Geothermal, Mechanical
Systems & Lighting, Net Zero Energy, Passive
Housing, Photovoltaics, Single Family, Windows

Pioneer Millworks

1180 Commercial Dr.
Farmington, New York 14425
800-951-9663
jennifer@pioneermillworks.com
www.pioneermillworks.com
We provide reclaimed timbers to timber frame
companies, including our sister company, New
Energy Works Timberframers, design professionals,
fine builders, and residential customers across the
nation. This outdoor living space in Oregon showcases
as-found industrial salvaged timbers, one of many
available grades.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity

140 Pine St., Ste. 9
Florence, Massachusetts 01062
413-586-5430
admin@pvhabitat.org
www.pvhabitat.org
Since 1989, Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity has
built decent, affordable homes with 37 low income
families in Hampshire and Franklin Counties. We
build our homes with volunteer labor and donations
of material, supplies, land, and services.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction, Energy
Conservation, Single Family, Social Services

Placetailor, Inc.

51 Heath St.
Boston, Massachusetts 02130
617-639-0633
staff@placetailor.com
www.placetailor.com
Placetailor-made projects are always built to the
highest efficiency possible with a particular eye
toward comfort. Where a well placed window
captures the sun's energy to heat a house, a heat
recovery ventilator streams fresh winter air into a
room without bringing in the winter temperature.
We keep heat when we want it and get rid of it
when we don't.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

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Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)

40 Court St., Ste. 700
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
617-449-1017
info@poah.org
www.poah.org
Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is a
nonprofit developer, owner and operator of nearly
9,000 affordable homes in 9 states and the District
of Columbia. Our mission is to create, preserve and
sustain affordable, healthy communities that provide
economic security and access to opportunity for
all people. At POAH we recognize that managing
the environmental footprint of our properties is
a critical piece of our preservation mission. POAH
has committed to both The Big Reach and Better
Buildings Challenge, national programs with
a target of reducing portfolio wide energy and
water consumption but 20% by 2020. Our green
initiatives weave throughout POAH activities and
impact development, operations, and property
management practices.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Design Process, Energy
Conservation, Envelope & Enclosure, Finance/
CPA, Indoor Air Quality, Multifamily, Net
Zero Energy, Real Estate, Social Services

PV Squared Solar

311 Wells St., Ste. B
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-772-8788
info@pvsquared.coop
www.pvsquared.coop
PV Squared is proud to be one of the longest standing
renewable energy specialists in the Pioneer Valley
and Western New England. Since our founding
in 2002, we have worked to deliver projects that
go above and beyond, both in terms of energy
production and financial performance, and in terms
of thoughtfulness and attention to detail. Our
structure as a worker-owned cooperative means we're
able to offer the benefit of working with an owner of
the business through every phase of your project, and
that we're invested in the long term happiness of our
clients, the livelihood of our workers, and the health
of our community. Our customer-focused approach
has built a reputation for quality and service that is
second to none. If you're interested in talking solar,
we'd love to hear from you.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Consultancy,
Education, Net Zero Energy, Photovoltaics,
Renewables & The Grid, Electrical

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Qnergy

300 West 12th St.
Ogden, Utah 84404
610-390-9360
mia.ciasulli@qnergy.com
www.qnergy.com
Qnergy strives to be a world leader in thermal energy
conversion by providing cutting-edge solutions
that extract maximum value-of-energy for our
customers while preserving the environment.
Qnergy was established in 2009 by Ricor Cryogenic
& Vacuum, a world leader in the field of miniature
Stirling cryogenic coolers. The Company develops
and manufactures highly efficient, reliable and
cost-effective Stirling engines for various applications
including: micro-combined heat and power (CHP),
liquidized natural gas solar power generation and
solar CHP. Qnergy's technology will enable residential
and business customers to generate power and hot
water on-site with a total efficiency of over 90%.
Specialties: Manufacturing


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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 - 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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