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Ridgeview Construction

132A North Rd.
Deerfield, New Hampshire 03037
603-303-7206
scarter@ridgeview-construction.com
www.greenbuildernh.com
The home-building industry is more dynamic than
ever before. As our environmental consciousness
grows, the protection of land and natural resources
is a mounting public concern. How we build homes,
with regards to location, design and choice of
materials, is one of the most significant ways we
impact our future. At Ridgeview, we offer a wholistic,
green approach to home building, harmonizing the
intricate systems within the home and property to
minimize the environmental impact and improve
the overall efficiency and healthiness of a home.
Best of all, we care about the bigger picture without
comprising aesthetics or the needs of the present.
Our award-winning custom design shows that our
eye for detail extends through all aspects of the
home-building process.
Specialties: Building Design &
Construction, Remodeling/DER

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Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council
(RBSCC)

555 Bushwick Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11206
718-366-3800
info@rbscc.org
www.rbscc.org
RBSCC was an early adopter of green building
and energy efficiency technologies in residential
construction. From participating in NYSERDA's first
pilot program for multi-family buildings in 2004 to
the 2014 completion of the first 100% affordable
multi-family passive house in the country, RBSCC has
been a leader in the field of green development for
over a decade.
Specialties: Multifamily, Passive
Housing, Social Services

Rodman CPAs

51 Sawyer Rd., Ste. 610
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
617-965-5959
info@rodmancpa.com
www.rodmancpa.com
Rodman CPAs provides tax advisory, accounting, and
business strategy services to small and mid-sized
emerging and established businesses. The firm
combines the innovative and strategic approach
associated with large accounting firms with the
personal touch of a smaller CPA firm. The firm
works with clients across a range of industries, with
a particular expertise in the clean energy sector.
Rodman's "Green Team" are domain experts in
alternative energy, offering tax advisory, financial,
and accounting services and Investment Tax Credit
(ITC) studies for cleantech companies involved in
solar, wind, biomass, and energy efficiency projects.
Specialties: Finance/CPA

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RST Thermal

372 University Ave.
Westwood, Massachusetts 02090
781-320-9910
mehickey@rstthermal.com
www.rstthermal.com
RST Thermal is a Manufacturer's Representatives
in the New England area covering Eastern
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine,
Connecticut, and Rhode Island for multiple leading
manufacturers whose products offer a systems
approach to comfortable heating and cooling.
We provide technical and sales support to our
wholesale distributor partners and contractors. For
homeowners, we provide geographic lists of installing
and servicing contractors to help them find the "best
fit" for the project to be done.
Specialties: Multifamily, Single Family,
Mechanical Systems & Lighting, HVAC

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Sage Builders, LLC

672 Chestnut St.
Newton, Massachusetts 02468
617-965-5272
info@sagebuilders.com
www.sagebuilders.com
Award-winning, full service Boston area residential
design-build company committed to responsible
design and construction practices. Experts in energy
efficiency and weatherization.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Energy Conservation, Remodeling/DER

Sandri Energy, LLC

400 Chapman St.
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-772-2121
jgoodyear@sandri.com
www.sandri.com/renewable-energy
Sandri is a full service energy provider for your home
or business. We are family owned company that has
been in business for 80 years. Our direct service area
encompasses Western MA and Southern VT and NH.
We wholesale our products throughout the North East.
Specialties: Biomass, Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal

SellarsLathrop Architects, LLC

The Solution to Stormwater Runoff
is Right Under Your Feet
Aqua-Bric®, Eco-Stone® & Andover 5511™ Permeable Pavement
Ideal permeable pavers offer built-in technology - the pavement and base act
as a stormwater treatment system that reduces or eliminates runoff
to reduce pollutants and improve water quality.
High-strength 9000psi pavement
ADA compliant
Freeze-thaw and snow-plow safe

Easy to clean and maintain
Cost competitive to porous asphalt
Qualifies for LEED® credits

IDEAL CONCRETE BLOCK CO.
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www.IdealConcreteBlock.com

1 Kings Hwy. North
Westport, Connecticut 06880
203-222-0229
info@sellarslathrop.com
www.sla-arch.com
A small, woman-owned firm designing upgrades,
additions and renovations for 21st century living.
Primary projects are residential and light commercial
work in Fairfield County, CT., emphasizing energy
efficiency and smart building technologies to create
high quality solutions with character and style.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Shoreline Builders, Inc.

364 CJ Cushing Hwy.
Scituate, Massachusetts 02066
781-544-3360
info@shorelinebuilders.net
www.shorelinebuilders.net
Shoreline Builders, Inc., is a full service residential
construction company serving Boston's South Shore.
Led by builder Jim Wolffer, we specialize in custom
homes, additions and renovations featuring fine
architectural finishes. We offer full design services or
work with your architectural plans.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Design Process,
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 Executive Director: A strategic plan for emerging professionals.
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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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