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Weedon Design Build

24 Tull Ln.
Pomfret Center, Connecticut 06259
860-974-2362
cweedon24@gmail.com
Over 30 years of experience in helping people design
and build super insulated homes and small offices.
Certified passive house consultant.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction

West Hill Energy And Computing

205 Main St., Ste. 14
Brattleboro, Vermont 05301
802-246-1212
administrator@westhillenergy.com
www.westhillenergy.com
Data Evaluation and Insight. Specializing in the
evaluation and statistical analysis of energy
efficiency programs.
Specialties: Energy Auditing

Wolfworks, Inc.

195 West Main St., Ste. K
Avon, Connecticut 06001
860-676-9238
info@homesthatfit.com
www.homesthatfit.com
We are guides. We guide a process for clients who
are prepared to design and build collaboratively and
responsibly. Together we create spaces that look
great, work well, and feel good to be in.
Specialties: Building Design &
Construction, Remodeling/DER

Workshop for Architecture

526 W 26th St., Ste. 410
New York, New York 10001
212-674-3400
info@wfora.com
www.wfora.com
Established in 2003, WFORA has completed a
variety of projects types from private residential,
commercial, developer, public and the occasional
temporary installation. Common to all has been
our focus on making the best product possible with
the resources available. John Lee (AIA, LEED AP)
is the founder of both Workshop for Architecture
and Workshop for Construction. John's guidance of
these two companies is directed towards a simple
goal: "building meaningful designs for clients while
realizing strong architectural themes."
Specialties: Architecture, Commercial &
Institutional, Multifamily, Single Family

Wright Builders, Inc.

48 Bates St.
Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
413-586-8287
mcaldwell@wright-builders.com
www.wright-builders.com
Wright Builders, Inc. has been a leader in sustainable
and high performance construction for over 43 years.
In Western MA and southern VT, we continue to bring
creativity and ingenuity to every project regardless
of size, striving for the highest quality and enduring
value. Utilizing the guidelines for Energy Star and
LEED Certification standards, all buildings are
designed and constructed to protect and promote
the health and wellness of its occupants, while
reducing the overall impact of the construction on the
environment. Currently construction managers for
Hinckley Trace in Florence Ma. Four 2 unit duplexes
close to Florence center, Smith college and downtown
Northampton.
Specialties: Building Design & Construction,
Commercial & Institutional, Construction
Process, Design Process, Net Zero Energy, Passive
Housing, Remodeling/DER, Single Family

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Wyeth Architects, LLC

94 West Main Street
Chester, Connecticut 06412
860-526-5111
lwyeth@wyetharchitects.com
http://www.WyethArchitects.com
Full service architectural firm: architecture and
planning, new construction, renovations, additions,
restorations, adaptive re-use, interior design, energy
analysis, urban design, institutional, education,
retail, residential, commercial, acoustics, offices,
libraries, and consensus building strategies. We are a
USGB LEED firm and Passive House certified. Licensed
in Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, Vermont
and Massachusetts. Members of the National
Trust for Historic Preservation, USGBC LEED, The
American Institute of Architects, and the Passive
House Institute.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Architecture,
Beyond Energy, Cities & Communities, Commercial &
Institutional, Consultancy, Design Process, Education,
Energy Conservation, Envelope & Enclosure,
Landscape Design, Lighting Design, Multifamily,
Net Zero Energy, Passive Housing, Remodeling/
DER, Research, Single Family, The Big Picture

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Yankee Thermal Imaging

75 Allen St.
Rochester, New Hampshire 03867
603-330-3377
tim.gill@yti.biz
www.yankeethermalimaging.com
Yankee Thermal Imaging is a full service energy
auditing and insulation construction firm specializing
in your residential and commercial energy savings
needs. Established in 2008, we are a New Hampshire
established business based out of Rochester and
servicing the entire New England area.
Specialties: Commercial & Institutional, Energy
Auditing, Insulation, Multifamily, Single Family

Yestermorrow Design/Build School

7865 Main St.
Waitsfield, Vermont 05673
888-496-5541
info@yestermorrow.org
www.yestermorrow.org
Yestermorrow Design/Build School is
leading a sustainable design revolution,
driven by three core beliefs:
1.

Mastercrafters - those who integrate the
designing and building process, create better,
more holistic and human-centered environments.

2. The design of the built environment should be
accessible to everyone - from DIY'ers to local
change makers to the professional trades.
3. Sustainable design is also beautiful design.
People will always care for and preserve
places they love - even more so when they're
built using sustainability principles.
We offer over 100 hands-on courses per year in
design, construction, woodworking, and architectural
craft. Courses include weekend to two-week courses,
certificates, and semester programs concentrating in
sustainable design.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Architecture, Beyond
Energy, Building Design & Construction, Certifications
& Standards, Cities & Communities, Construction
Process, Design Process, Education, Envelope &
Enclosure, Indoor Air Quality, Insulation, Landscape
Design, Lighting Design, Mechanical Systems &
Lighting, Money & Business, Net Zero Energy,
Passive Housing, Photovoltaics, Remodeling/DER,
Renewables & The Grid, Research, Solar Thermal,
The Big Picture, Wind, Windows, Electrical

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Zehnder America, Inc.

6 Merrill Industrial Dr., Unit 7
Hampton, New Hampshire 03842
603-601-8544
info@zehnderamerica.com
www.zehnderamerica.com
Zehnder America Inc. provides high quality heating
and ventilation solutions to promote comfortable,
healthy, and energy-efficient indoor living. Zehnder
America is a division of the Zehnder Group,
headquartered in Switzerland. The Zehnder Group is
represented worldwide and specializes in advanced
heating, cooling, and ventilation technology.
Specialties: HVAC

ZeroEnergy Design

156 Milk St., Ste. 3
Boston, Massachusetts 02109
617-933-9258
info@zeroenergy.com
http://zeroenergy.com
Green Architecture, Mechanical
Design & Energy Consulting.
* Modern houses, green homes, multi-family,
and institutional architecture.
* HVAC Design & Energy Consulting for high
performance homes and buildings. Passive House
Consultants & Registered Architect on staff.
Working in MA, ME, NH, VT, RI, CT, NJ, and more.
Specialties: Architecture, HVAC, Mechanical
Systems & Lighting, Net Zero Energy,
Passive Housing, Single Family

Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives of
Williams College

55 Mission Park Dr.
Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267
413-597-4462
zilkhacenter@williams.edu
www.sustainability.williams.edu/zilkha-center-mission
The Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives is
committed to protecting and enhancing the natural
and built environment in which we learn, work, and
live. We research, investigate, support, promote and
implement sustainability programs and educational
initiatives. We work with faculty, staff and students,
and local and national organizations to deepen our
understanding of our impact on the earth's resources
and our responsibilities for developing a sustainable
future. In working towards that future, we aim to
support the global effort to advance environmental
sustainability. At the core of our approach is the belief
that sustainability means meeting the needs of our
current generation without compromising the ability
of future generations to meet their needs.
Specialties: Alternative Energy, Cities
& Communities, Education


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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 - 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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