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Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.

386 Fore St., Ste. 401
Portland, Maine 04101
207-347-5066
cstreifel@thorntontomasetti.com
www.thorntontomasetti.com
Thornton Tomasetti performs whole-building energy
analysis and modeling throughout design and into
occupancy to predict and measure operational
performance. Advanced analytical tools allow us
to offer data-driven strategies to maximize energy
savings, increase occupant comfort, reduce carbon
footprint and effectively incorporate renewable
energy strategies. Our multidisciplinary staff consults
on green building certifications including, but not
limited to, LEED and Passive House. Our services
range from complete administration to special
calculations, simulations and services geared toward
individual credit requirements.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Certifications
& Standards, Commercial & Institutional,
Construction Process, Consultancy, Education,
Energy Auditing, Energy Conservation,
Engineering, Envelope & Enclosure, Multifamily,
Net Zero Energy, Passive Housing, Photovoltaics,
Renewables & The Grid, The Big Picture

Thoughtforms Corporation

525 Massachusetts Ave.
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
978-263-6019
info@thoughtforms-corp.com
www.thoughtforms-corp.com
Thoughtforms Corporation specializes in building
high-end custom homes and unique institutional
buildings in eastern Massachusetts.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

Threshold Building Co.

PO Box 103
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 01370
413-489-0042
robert@thresholdbuildingco.com
www.thresholdbuildingco.com
With dedication to craft, people, and place, Threshold
Building Co. offers the highest quality finish work,
timber frames, and high performance building to
the community of Western Massachusetts and
beyond. We lead a committed client, a forward
thinking design team, talented builders, and
excellent subcontractors to complete projects
with integrity and beauty. These projects combine
form and function for the way people live today,
and provide durability for the future. Threshold's
mission is to provide Western Massachusetts with
comprehensive building services focusing on quality
craftsmanship, sustainable building practices and
clear customer communication.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Design Process, Single Family

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TimberHomes Vermont

6335 VT Rte. 113
Vershire, Vermont 05079
802-685-7974
info@timberhomesllc.com
www.timberhomesllc.com
We specialize in designing and building natural,
soulful, resilient and energy efficient homes. Timber
Frames. Tree forms. Scribe work. Vermont materials.
Net zero homes. Timber framed solar pavilions. Barns
& outdoor structures. Spiral stairs & compound roofs.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Construction Process, Education, Net Zero Energy

Timeless Architecture

147 School St.
Milton, Massachusetts 02186
617-696-6448
hmaclean@timearch.com
www.timearch.com
Mr. MacLean is an Architect, Educator and licensed
Builder who began his career as a Project Manager
with a number of large Architectural firms in Boston
before he started his own firm, Timeless Architecture
in 1988. He has been promoting and teaching
Green Design for 25 years, starting with the Boston
Society of Architects, where he served as co-chair
of the Committee on the Environment (COTE), a
sub-committee of the BSA that promotes sustainable
design in the New England Region. He has taught
and developed ongoing curricula at the Boston
Architectural College, Sustainable Design Institute
and Master's program.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design &
Construction, Education, Energy Conservation, Net
Zero Energy, Remodeling/DER, Single Family

Treehouse Design, Inc.

31 Poole's Ln.
Rockport, Massachusetts 01966
978-546-8302
info@treehousedesigninc.com
www.treehousedesigninc.com
Treehouse Design, Inc., was founded in 1990 to
provide architectural and construction management
services for the needs of the vibrant, historically-rich
coastal communities of Cape Ann.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design
& Construction, Single Family

155 East 26th St.
New York, New York 06877
212-751-4800
rfeldman@tristareq.com
www.tristareq.com
Tri-Star Equities has specialized in property
management for small residential and commercial
owners in Manhattan for over 25 years and has
become a trusted advisor to many long - term
clients. Our success in real estate management is
due to personalized client services, in-depth market
knowledge, strong relationships with vendors and
professional service providers, and a passionate
commitment to maintaining buildings at a high
standard. At Tri-Star, our team consisting of property
managers, building staff, and outside architects,
engineers, and contractors work collaboratively
to solve problems.
Specialties: Multifamily, Real Estate

Trillium Architects, LLC

409 Main St., Ste. 14
Ridgefield, Connecticut 10010
203-438-4540
trilliumarchitects@gmail.com
www.trilliumarchitects.com
We are a woman owned and operated full service
architecture and design firm. At Trillium we design
intelligent quality architecture and we endeavor to
cultivate beauty and delight. We are trained in and
highly aware of aesthetics and the human spatial
experience. We believe in designing houses that
you would be proud to leave your grand children. As
unique as the people who occupy them; as beautiful
as the natural world that surrounds them.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design
& Construction, Single Family

Truth Box, Inc.

460 Harris Ave., Unit 104
Providence, Rhode Island 02909
401-453-1300
pgc@truthbox.com
www.truthbox.com
We offer cost effective architectural solutions that
help the environment and enhance design and
comfort. Truth Box also offers consultation on
building development and can be a versatile partner
in small to mid-sized projects that generate value
from thoughtful design, high energy-efficiency and
affordable construction practices.
Specialties: Architecture, Building Design
& Construction, Energy Conservation,
Multifamily, Net Zero Energy, Real Estate

Two Storey Building

Commercial & Residential Installers
for Southeastern MA, Cape Cod & The Islands

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89 Spectacle Hill Rd.
Bolton, Massachusetts 01740
617-438-0313
destorey@comcast.net
www.twostoreybuilding.com
Two Storey Building, started by brothers Doug &
Bill Storey in 2001 in Bolton, Massachusetts, is a
custom builder of fine, energy efficient, healthy
homes, and remodeling projects including whole
house remodeling, kitchen, bathroom and basement
remodeling, home additions, sunrooms, and decks.
Two Storey Building built the first Silver LEED certified
home in Massachusetts, many Energy Star Certified
and Stretch Code certified homes and Doug Storey
has received the Certified Green Professional(CGP)
designation from the NAHB. Two Storey Building is
registered with the EPA and is a Lead Safe Certified
Firm under the new Renovation, Repair and Painting
(RRP) Guidelines issued by the EPA. Doug, Bill and
Mat are all Certified Lead Renovators.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
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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