Welcome to our community of high performance home building experts! From architects and builders to consultants and educators, our members are dedicated to creating homes that are energy-efficient, sustainable, and built to last. Whether you’re a new home buyer or a retrofitter, our network of professionals is here to provide you with the knowledge and resources you need to make informed decisions about your project. With experts in everything from foundation repair and insulation to solar power and window design, we believe that our members should be your first stop on your journey to a high-performance home.
Bluetime Collaborative Architecture – With a focus on rural homes in New England with an emphasis on perfect plans, emotionally uplifting spaces, tactile and locally sourced materials and a very collaborative process,Bob is an active member of the Building Science Guild.*Member of Efficiency Vermont’s “Efficiency Excellence Network” (EEN).
Sustainable Design – Alan’s education in architecture, engineering and horticulture combined with 16 years of design experience plus 14 years of architectural experience give him a unique perspective on the integration of sustainability at all levels. In 2012 he became a Certified Passive House Consultant and was given the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. His hands-on experience includes designing and building structures from the ground up using recycled materials, reclaimed timbers and renewable resources.He is an active member of the Building Science Guild.
JA Saccoccio Workshop, PLLC (individual owner)
Jon Saccoccio, AIA, NCARB, CNU-AArchitecture and Woodworking
- Contact: Jon Saccoccio
- JA Saccoccio Workshop, PLLC
- P.O. Box 6114
- Brattleboro, VT 05302
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All Seasons Construction has a diverse portfolio which includes medical facilities, historic restorations, commercial and residential projects, institutional projects and renovations of all types. We work closely with our customers and design professionals to ensure a successful outcome.
• General Contracting
• Construction Management
• Pre-engineered Buildings
Earthshare Construction specializes in energy efficient and sustainable building construction. We offer design, build, and consulting services for new construction and renovation projects.
Earthshare is an active member of the Building Science Guild.
GPI Construction is a full service General Contracting and Construction Management firm located in Brattleboro Vermont. We have been servicing Vermont, New Hampshire and Western Massachusetts for over 40 years. With the vast majority of our volume coming from repeat business, our commitment to integrity, communication, quality, flexibility and responsiveness are evident in our work.
Hempcrete: This simple biocomposite building material is healthy, resilient, and carbon beneficial; used throughout the thermal envelope in both new construction and existing buildings.
At Housewright Construction, Inc., we pride ourselves on the lifetime relationships we form with our clients. A catch phrase on a website cannot express why our service is exceptional and what really sets us apart. As a General Contractor, in business for 38 years, we strive to provide services that no other service providers do. We are the one stop shop for our clients, managing a team of employees, subcontractors, and service professionals that all strive to exceed our clients’ expectations. It is our mission to make our clients feel taken care of by making that one phone call to us. Regardless if you became a client 38 years ago or in the last year, we will always answer the call and be ready to assist.
Mathes Hulme Builders is a full-service construction company specializing in thoughtful renovations and high performance new construction in the Southern Vermont region. Our mission is to help clients realize their dreams while taking into account the budget, schedule and aesthetic goals of the project. Mathes Hulme Builders offers professional pre-construction and construction management services to ensure that the process of building your dream is as enjoyable as the outcome. We have a highly skilled and conscientious team ready to make your vision a reality.
Whether building an entire new structure from the ground up or renovating one room to complete the realization of a home, the Mindel and Morse team is dedicated to helping homeowners bring their visions to life while embracing building practices that positively impact the environment, the planet, and the people whose lives unfold within the space. Mindel and Morse Builders has been serving the Brattleboro area since 1981. PHIUS Certified Builder – Efficiency Vermont’s Efficiency Excellence Network member – NESEA member.
Gero is an active members of the Building Science Guild.
Residential New Construction
Shelterwood Construction is an award winning residential construction company that focuses exclusively on Net Zero, energy efficient, passive house and sustainable new construction and remodeling. We are members of the Passive House Institute, Efficiency Vermonts Efficiency Excellence Network, Vermont Green Building Network. Our travel range is one hour from Waitsfield, VT.
Snowdog Construction is a construction and consulting company. I offer remodeling and renovation, energy-saving design and construction, high-performance energy retro-fits, new construction, energy audits, and consulting. I also offer energy efficiency education for building professionals.
Tim Lillis has honed his craft by working on countless carpentry and construction projects for over 25 years. He specializes in old home restoration, paying particular attention to historic preservation and architectural detail.
At Unity Homes we believe that overall home quality and performance need to rise well above current American standards…and that to consistently achieve this, the conventional building process needs to change course. These core convictions inform every home we build. By combining the advantages of off-site fabrication & craft with rapid, on-site building, we strive to achieve the best of both worlds. And by incorporating renewable materials like wood, we strive to make homes as sustainable as they are beautiful.
Wadsworth Design Build is an architectural designer & home builder located in Southern Vermont. We offer services in all aspects of fine home building including; design, construction, and project management. Each Wadsworth home is uniquely and meticulously crafted from start to finish – a concept which we take great pride in.
Wright Builders is Western Massachusetts’ sustainable, high performance and zero net energy construction expert. With almost 50 years of building practices, our expertise and commitment to excellence will bring your project from concept to fruition.
Duane Case (individual owner)
Woodworker: specializing in custom work and individual projects, cabinets, bookshelves and furniture repairs.
Handyman: framing repairs, wallboard, paneling, finish carpentry, repair and rebuild sash windows, install replacement windows and trim, wall shingling and repairs, painting, refinish wood floors, hang doors, install decking.
- Duane Case
- 7 Atkinson Street
- Bellows Falls, VT 05101
Nate Gusakov (individual owner)
Full time building professional & SEON Building Science Instructor!
- Contact: Nate Gusakov
Friendly Homes (individual owner)
Full time building professional.
- Contact: Ra Van Dyk
► Building Distributors & Supplies
475 helps make resilient buildings, optimized for the highest levels of sustainable and affordable comfort. 475 supplies airtightness components (membranes, tapes, gaskets & accessories) by Pro Clima, through-wall high efficiency space ventilation by Lunos, and Passive House compatible daylight/skylights by Lamilux. 475 is leading the US transformation to high-performance, low-energy building.
Delta Energy Works (DEW) – Heat Pump Systems
Delta Energy Works (DEW) a distributor of Tosot (made by Gree) heat pump systems. DEW also ensures appropriate use of our systems through consistent performance monitoring and by educating end users on best practices of heat pump operation and maintenance.
We have great products, expert service, free delivery and real value for all your project needs. From building professionals to D.I.Y. weekend warriors, we’re here for you and we’re ready to help! Build a house, replace a window, install a new front door, paint the bathroom, change a light bulb or rake the lawn… talk to us for the advice, tools, materials and supplies you need.
Alan Wall (individual owner)
Alan has spent his career in the building materials business, with an emphasis on high-performance products. He currently runs sales at a wholesale building materials distributor that supplies dealers throughout the Northeast.
- Alan Wall
- Champion Drive
- Chicopee, MA 01020
EnviroProfit, LLC. is an environmental solutions company committed to providing sustainable cost savings analysis to Chief Sustainability Officers, CFOs, controllers, municipalities, and business owners – anyone who has to answer for their energy and resource procurement and consumption management decisions and the resulting ROI. We were founded with the idea that being green or sustainable is not an alternative. The core of our business plan is to help businesses to understand and adjust for the impact that their decisions have on the environment as well as their own bottom lines.
HELM is a collaborative team offering innovative business consulting, coaching, project management, and training services. We work with contractors, architects, homeowners, business owners, and institutions throughout North America to advance high-performance building practices and revolutionize the construction industry, centering the triple-bottom-line principles of planet, people, and prosperity to become a catalyst for climate justice.
*Member of Efficiency Vermont’s “Efficiency Excellence Network” (EEN)
Junio Anthes-Moody (individual owner)
Junio Anthes-Moody is an energy efficiency professional based in Southern Vermont. He has been performing energy audits for over a decade and has worked in Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. He has taught weatherization, mentored energy auditors, and performed thousands of quality assurance inspections in that time.
His current interests are in building comfort, the interplay between competing HVAC technologies and the building shell, and the role that each of these has in fighting climate change and mitigating its effects.
Junio holds Building Performance Institute certifications as a Building Analyst Professional and an Envelope Professional and is an ASHRAE Associate.
- Contact: Junio Anthes-Moody
Windham Regional Career Center’s mission is to provide all learners with skills and competencies leading to post-secondary success. The Career Center supports a system of communication promoting an organizational climate that maximizes learning opportunities. The Career Center utilizes advanced technology to deliver valid curriculum aligned with recognized educational and industry standards and competencies to all learners in Windham County and surrounding region.
Steve Sebastian (individual owner)
Steve is an active member of the Building Science Guild.
- Steve Sebastian
VSECU is a credit union for all Vermonters – Anyone who lives or works in Vermont is eligible to become a member. We finance energy savings with our members-owners with our VGreen loan program featuring discounted rates and extended terms. Whether it is a solar system, heat pump, home energy improvements, or electric vehicles we have a VGreen loan to make financing easy and affordable. Our full-service commercial lending program, VBiz, offers custom energy financing for businesses and non-profits.
► Foundation Repair
Bob Rueter (individual owner)
We stop leaks in concrete foundation walls and stabilize concrete block walls. In concrete foundations, we inject cracks with a urethane from the inside goes all the way to the outside of the wall. The urethane remains slight soft so it continues to seal the crack as the building moves. We stabilize concrete block walls by epoxying carbon fiber-Kevlar straps to the walls. Our work comes with a life-time guarantee.
- Bob Rueter
- 68 Oakman Street
- Turners Falls, MA 01376
Farnum Insulators weatherization services include cellulose and spray foam insulation, energy audits, air sealing and duct sealing, blower door tests, and technical expertise. Farnum Insulators is a contractor in the Home Performance program in accordance with the Energy Star Program of Efficiency Vermont.
*Member of Efficiency Vermont’s “Efficiency Excellence Network” (EEN)
Integrated Solar Applications Corporation (“ISA”) is a full service renewable energy integrator offering design, install and maintenance services. ISA is based in Brattleboro with a primary emphasis in Vermont but serves clients throughout New England. ISA prides itself on highly engineered and customized energy systems, quality installations and outstanding customer service. ISA has been selected as the preferred installer in southern Vermont by such organizations as Green Lantern Capital, AllEarth Renewables and Clean Energy Collective*Member of Efficiency Vermont’s “Efficiency Excellence Network” (EEN)
Friends of the Sun, established in 1976, is a home retailing center specializes in hearth products (wood, pellet, and gas stoves and fireplaces) awnings and window coverings and outdoor living equipment (patio furniture & grills.) We install and service what we sell and perform site visits to help our customers make wise decisions. We have working examples of all our merchandise on display in our Putney Road showroom.
Gary is a Charter Member of SEON and President of the Board of Directors.
► Utility (non profit)
Efficiency Vermont helps all Vermonters to reduce energy costs, strengthen the local economy, and protect the environment by making homes and businesses energy efficient.
Sierra Pacific Industries is a third-generation, family-owned and operated forest products company based in northern California and the state of Washington. With nearly 1.9 million acres of forestland in California and Washington, Sierra Pacific is the largest private forestland owner in North America. Sierra Pacific operates 12 sawmills, 8 cogeneration facilities and 4 wood remanufacturing/millwork plants in California and Washington, as well as one of the fastest growing window companies in the United States.
Tom McLoughlin (individual owner)
Tom McLoughlin LLC restores, repairs, and weatherizes windows in older homes and buildings. Tom is an active member of the Building Science Guild
- Tom McLoughlin
- 154 Wantastiquet Dr.
- Brattleboro, VT 05301