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Upper Valley Home Performance Contractors

Following is a list of Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified contractors serving Upper Valley communities in Vermont and New Hampshire. These contractors are trained to take a whole-house systems approach to analyzing and addressing your home’s energy, health, comfort and safety needs. See note below regarding discounts available through Efficiency Vermont and NH Saves for these services.

Best Energy Saving Technologies
Chip Sullivan
91 Buck Drive, Westminster, Vt.05158
(802) 722-4575 ext.138
Services: Energy Audits, Written Reports, Carbon Monoxide and back draft testing, Heating system efficiency testing, Fuel leak testing, Blower Door testing, Infrared Scans, Pressure testing, Duct leakage testing, Blower door directed air sealing, Cellulose insulation installation.

*Building Energy
Brent Mellen
2458 Christian Street, White River Junction, VT 05001
(802) 478-0994
Services: Residential and commercial energy audits (air leakage and infrared testing), cellulose and spray-foam insulation, air sealing, solar hot water and photovoltaic systems, wood and pellet boilers. Offices in Williston, White River Junction, and Middlebury, Vermont.

*The Draft Detective
Dick Cartelli
PO Box 789
(802) 387-4804 (home), (802) 380 4964 (Cell)
Services: Energy Audits, Written Reports, Carbon Monoxide and back draft testing, Fuel leak testing, Blower Door testing, Infrared Scans, Pressure testing, Duct leakage testing, Blower door directed air sealing, Cellulose insulation installation.

John Dukeshire
P.O. Box 323
Hartland VT, 05048
(802) 280-7670, (518) 495-3494 (cell)
Services: BPI Certified Energy Auditor (Building Analyst and Envelope Professional). Analysis of structures, creation of Scope of work and supervision of work as performed for maximum energy conservation.

*EnergySmart of Vermont
Gable Place, Barre, Vermont 05641
(877) 919-2299 tollfree in Vermont, (802) 476-2093 local and outside Vermont
Services: Vermont’s leading Home Performance with Energy Star contractor, providing full service energy renovations including: energy audits and written reports; air sealing; insulation installation and spray foam application; heating and cooling system evaluation, repair and replacement; health and safety diagnostics and solutions; electrical efficiency. Accredited by the Building Performance Institute, and full insured. Supporting Do-It-Yourselfers through participation in the Weatherization Skillshops DIY program. Serving Vermont and New Hampshire.

*Energywright Builders
Phillip Mulligan
P.O. Box 187
5 Hall Rd.
Chelsea, VT 05038
(802) 685-7784
Certified by the Building Performance Institute
Energywright Builders offers residential energy audits weatherization services as well as remodeling and new construction with an emphasis on green building principals. Twenty five years of building and design experience.

*Home Energy Design Services
Michael Schunk, RA LEED AP
P.O. Box 181 Thetford, VT 05074
(802) 785-2574
(978) 973-1597 mobile
Services: Home Energy Design Services for new and existing homes, home energy audits and IR thermal camera investigations to help direct weatherization and insulation eligible work for Efficiency Vermont - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR rebate program. A BPI Certified Building Analyst and Envelope Professional.

IBEA – Integrated Building Energy Associates
P.O. Box 2523, Concord, NH 03301
(888) 274-0565 or
Service Territory: Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Northern Massachusetts
Services: IBEA is a collaboration of energy auditors, building scientists, architects and engineers. We use an integrated design approach on a wide range of project-specific energy issues. We work with building owners, managers and design teams to reduce operating costs and environmental impact while simultaneously improving occupant comfort, health, safety and ultimately productivity on projects of all sizes. IBEA offers full diagnostic, investment grade and baseline building audits. Services also include design consulting, construction and post-construction testing services followed with assistance in commissioning projects throughout New England.

McGovern General Contracting
Paul McGovern
P.O. Box 68, 272 Houghton Hill Road
Thetford, Vt. 05074
(802) 785 2932
Services: General contracting services, new construction, remodeling, renovations, historic preservation, and infrared imaging. We are an Energy Star certified contractor and have begun to offer energy audits and home inspections to our list of services.

Patrick Pinkson-Burke
81 Root Hill Rd., Cornish, NH 03745
(603) 372 2607
Services: Residential Building audits.

Radiant Energy Audits, LLC
Will Davis
P.O. Box 5114, Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 838-3930
Services: Radiant performs energy audits on residential homes and buildings. The auditors will perform a thorough examination of your home, review your energy use history, and perform a number of diagnostics tests to determine the most cost effective measures you can take to reduce your electricity and heating fuel use. The audit will also look for advanced signs of water damage, mold, air quality and other health and comfort issues. You will be given a written report with all findings and recommendations. Radiant only offers completely objective advice regarding cost effective improvements that will conserve energy and save our clients money. Since we are a third party energy audit firm, we can offer unbiased recommendations.

*Snowdog Construction Ltd. Co.
Michael H. Goetinck & Larry DuPre
31 Brookside Drive, Norwich, VT 05055
(802) 649-3605
Services: Certified Building Performance Institute Building Analyst and Shell Specialist. Residential energy audit: blower door test, combustion safety testing, thermal imaging with an infrared camera. Energy modeling to determine the most effective approach to making your home more efficient. Repair, remodel, renovate, and retro-fit for energy efficiency. Moisture management, air-sealing, and insulation.

*Solsaa Building & Energy Solutions LLC
Eric Solsaa & Tim O’Dell
19 Crescent Street, Rutland, VT 05701
697 Ryder Road, Corinth, VT 05039
(802) 685-3370, (802) 461-6792
Services: Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified auditors and Efficiency Vermont Participating Contractor with over three years of service in Vermont and New Hampshire, solving difficult insulation
and air sealing problems, always with budget in mind. Services include all insulation types, air sealing, and Energy Audits of all building types and uses. Heating system and domestic hot water improvements. Associated finish trades. Turnkey projects or sub-contracted services to fit client needs.

*Sustainable Energy Resource Group (SERG)
Bob Walker
432 Ulman Rd., Thetford Center, VT 05075
(802) 785-4126
Services: Home performance assessments/energy audits and education, blower door testing, infrared scans, carbon monoxide and back draft testing, heating system efficiency testing, pressure testing, written reports prioritizing cost effective retrofits and a referral list of contracts able to do the work.

*Upper Valley Energy Savings, LLC
Rick Bauer
P.O. Box 5024 W. Lebanon, NH 03784
(603) 359-9089
Services: Home energy auditing using various diagnostic equipment yielding a report including recommendations regarding health & safety, drainage issues, thermal envelope retrofit. Will provide list of BPI certified contractors many of which are also Home Performance with Energy Star contractors. Serving an area within 50 miles
of W. Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Zero by Degrees L.L.C.
Jon Haehnel
287 Fairview Sq., Fairlee, VT 05045
(802) 522-9713
Services: Zero by Degrees L.L.C. provides whole building energy audits and energy planning services so you can make informed energy decisions today and create a long-term plan to reduce your energy consumption. Z by D specializes in large building blower door testing, infrared imaging, and pressurized fog testing. Serving all of Vermont and New Hampshire.

*Participating on Efficiency Vermont list of Building Performance Institute certified contractors. Up to $2,500 in financial incentives is available from Efficiency Vermont to homeowners who receive home performance assessments/energy audits and retrofit work from these contractors.

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