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Siga Cover, Inc.

300 Irvine Spectrum Center Dr., Ste. 400
Irvine, California 92618
855-733-7442
etienne.gubler@sigacover.com
www.sigacover.com
SIGA high-performance adhesives offer first-class
quality. With the easy to apply SIGA system you
create an air and wind tight layer which offers you the
best reliability and comfort for the entire lifespan of
your house. You have our word!
Specialties: Indoor Air Quality,
Manufacturing, Windows

SJP Environmental Consulting, LLC

25 Union St.
Montague, Massachusetts 01351
413-559-7257
www.sjpconsulting.biz
Offering Pioneer Valley, MA, residents an unbiased,
friendly perspective on energy saving and renewable
energy options for their homes, helping them:
explore & prioritize cost-effective measures for a
cozier, healthier home with less wasted energy,
understand renewable energy options like solar, tap
incentives, and learn about financing for energy
projects. I also provide clients with a list of vetted
local energy contractors. For businesses & nonprofits,
my services include: writing articles, press releases,
grant proposals, and website text; managing and
promoting projects; collaborating with organizations;
and public education.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Composting,
Consumer Information, Education,
Energy Conservation, Single Family

Smart Energy of New England, Inc.

PO Box 56
Colebrook, New Hampshire 03576
800-608-5840
info@smartenergyne.com
www.smartenergyne.com
Smart Energy of New England is a seven-year-old
corporation located in Columbia, New Hampshire. We
serve New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine as well
as the Bahamas. We are an up-and-coming provider
of energy efficient systems, both commercial and
residential. Our main focus is on Solar Photovoltaic
Systems and we are becoming well-known for our
attention to detail and our satisfied-customer
business model. We are currently increasing our
presence in the international marketplace with new
projects in the Bahamas and potential projects in
Africa. Our mission is to introduce our customers
to local natural resources to save them money
while reducing our collective carbon footprint and
decreasing our dependence on fossil fuels and imports.
Specialties: Biomass, Photovoltaics,
Solar Thermal, Wind

SolaBlock

116 Pleasant St., EastWorks 254
Easthampton, Massachusetts 01027
339-230-4600
pquinlan@solablock.com
www.solablock.com
SolaBlock LLC manufactures permanently PV-clad
building materials, providing a cost-competitive solar
solution to meet most of the electric load in a energyefficient building.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Architecture, Building
Design & Construction, Certifications & Standards,
Cities & Communities, Commercial & Institutional,
Construction Process, Design Process, Engineering,
Envelope & Enclosure, Manufacturing, Multifamily,
Net Zero Energy, Passive Housing, Photovoltaics,
Renewables & The Grid, Research, Electrical

Solar Store of Greenfield

2 Fiske Ave.
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-772-3122
claire@solarstoreofgreenfield.com
www.solarstoreofgreenfield.com
Local Western MA renewable energy consultants in
a brick and mortar storefront. We provide Advice,
Design, and Installation of Solar PV and Hot Water
systems for residential and commercial settings. All
projects are turnkey covering all permits, incentives,
utility interconnection and SREC aggregation. We
also offer battery backup systems for grid and
off-grid PV systems. Additionally, composting toilets,
biodiesel, solar clothes drying racks, books and Eat
More Kale t-shirts are available. Tracking the SUN:
Not Fracking Gas
Specialties: Energy Conservation,
Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal

Solar Wave Energy, Inc.

31 Cambridge Ter.
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
617-242-2150
info@solarwave.com
www.solarwave.com
Solar Wave Energy has been installing and servicing
solar energy systems since 1978. Today we provide
controller integrated web-based monitoring for solar
thermal (heating & hot water) systems allowing
installers and building owners to oversee and manage
their systems remotely. We currently have integrated
performance monitoring for solar controllers
including Resol, Caleffi, Stiebel Eltron, Viessmann
and more. Call or see demo at www.solarwave.com.
Specialties: Energy Auditing, Energy
Conservation, Solar Thermal

Solect Energy Development

89 Hayden Rowe St., Ste. E
Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748
508-598-3511
info@solect.com
www.solect.com
Solect, Inc. is a solar renewable energy development
company focused on the deployment of solar
photovoltaic (PV) systems. Solect works with
the appropriate financial partners to fund the
deployment of solar renewable energy systems.
Specialties: Photovoltaics

SOTA Construction Services, Inc.

80 Union Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15202
412-766-4630
esota@sotaconstruction.com
www.sotaconstruction.com
We are a leading regional provider of sophisticated,
cost-effective Total Quality Construction
Services™. We take pride in our commitment
to client satisfaction, personal attention, open
communication, continuous process improvement,
dedication to sustainability and value engineering.
We are proud of the solutions we've delivered for our
clients. Our client list includes medical, institutional,
light industrial and multi-family residential
developers-both for-profit and not-for-profit owners.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional,
Construction Process, Multifamily

South Mountain Company

15 Red Arrow Rd.
West Tisbury, Massachusetts 02575
508-693-4850
info@southmountain.com
www.southmountain.com
South Mountain Company, located on Martha's
Vineyard, is a multi-faceted firm offering
architecture, engineering, building, interiors,
woodworking, and energy services.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Energy Conservation, Photovoltaics

Sparhawk Group

81 Bridge St., Ste. 107
Yarmouth, Maine 04096
207-846-7726
admin@sparhawkgroup.com
www.sparhawkgroup.com
From offices in New York City and Portland, Maine,
we have driven energy efficiency into over 25,000
units of multifamily buildings, commissioned
$900+ million in new construction and provided
leadership in energy efficiency since 1990. Early in
the company's history, Sparhawk Group began with
pay-for-performance energy efficiency projects
delivering 3.5 megawatts of electrical power
conservation at industrial, institutional, commercial
and government buildings. These projects were
commissioned to ensure savings, and thus payments
for performance, were realized. This grounding in
energy performance and commissioning drives our
company vision to this day.
Specialties: Consultancy, Design Process,
Energy Auditing, Engineering, Multifamily

Spartan Solar

10 Charles St.
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
413-768-0095
gospartansolar@gmail.com
www.gospartansolar.com
Spartan Solar is a full service solar hot water provider
based in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Solar hot water
is the solar that comes with a battery.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Building
Design & Construction, Consultancy, Energy
Conservation, HVAC, Net Zero Energy,
Renewables & The Grid, Solar Thermal

SPL Development Group

71 Deer Hill Cir.
Pelham, New Hampshire 03076
603-582-0151
spaquette@splllc.com
Steve has over 28 years experience in real
estate development, construction and property
management. After earning a bachelor's degree
in management in 1984, he began working in real
estate development, acquiring development sites.
He has been a registered Massachusetts Real Estate
Broker since 1987. In 1988, Steve began developing
multi-family apartment sites for SK Properties.
During that time, he developed over 600 units of
elderly and family properties in three New England
States. He also developed and managed the build
out of several single-family subdivisions, the
latter of which was a 43-unit development in the
southern part of Manchester, NH, Heritage Common,
completed in 1997.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Steele Kellogg AIA

3 Walnut St.
Madison, New Jersey 07940
973-377-5757
steelekellogg@gmail.com
www.steelekellogg.com
We draw on an interdisciplinary team of design
professionals to give you the highest level of
expertise, concentrating on a small number of
clients in order to bring each project the attention it
deserves. Whether you are planning a new building,
a renovation or an addition, for an imaginative
and thoughtful review of your design needs,
please contact us.
Specialties: Architecture, Design Process

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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 - 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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