Exhibitors at REV2017

3E Thermal

E Thermal is a technical consulting service offering energy efficiency and building performance improvements for apartments and light-commercial buildings throughout Vermont. wners of affordable apartment buildings are eligible for cash incentives and full technical support at no cost. We coordinate closely with Weatherization, Efficiency Vermont and renewable energy programs, acting as primary contact point for owners, developers, architects, and contractors. 

76West

76West is an unparalleled competition focused on growing entrepreneurs and attracting resources from the U.S. and around the world to build clean energy businesses and jobs in New York State’s Southern Tier region. The competition offers $20 million in prize money and support services, including a $1 million top prize.  Visit nyserda.ny.gov/76West

Building Energy

  • Elizabeth Austin
  • 1570 South Brownell Road
  • Williston, VT 05495
  • P: 802-859-3384
  • E: eaustin@buildingenergyus.com
  • www.buildingenergyvt.com

We are a comprehensive energy services company with a mission to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings using a “Whole Systems Approach” to building performance incorporating conservation, efficiency and renewable energy. We specialize in energy audits, weatherization, insulation, and turn-key solar and heat pump installations.

Burlington Electric Department

  • Jeffry Turner II
  • 585 Pine Street
  • Burlington, VT 05401
  • P: 802-865-7456
  • E: jturner@burlingtonelectric.com
  • www.burlingtonelectric.com

Burlington Electric Department, Vermont’s largest municipal utility, serves about 20,000 customers in Burlington. BED’s focus has long been on energy efficiency and renewable energy. This past year, Burlington as a whole used 5.3 percent less electricity than it did in 1989, the year before the voters of Burlington wisely passed an Energy Efficiency bond to fund the programs. BED has wind, hydro and wood in its power supply portfolio and is well on its way to having a 100 percent renewable portfolio.

DC Energy INNOVATIONS

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC                        

  • Will Dodge
  • PO Box 190
  • Burlington, VT 05402
  • P:  802-846-8395
  • E: wdodge@drm.com
  • www.drm.com

A leader in renewable energy law and policy, Downs Rachlin Martin is equipped to help clients navigate the complicated regulatory landscapes to site, permit, and develop clean energy projects throughout New England.  Receive fresh thinking and uncommon value from attorneys who have the ideas and experience to power your energy project.

Draker Corporation

Draker is a global leader in performance asset management for utility and commercial PV portfolios.  Through collaboration with Inaccess and BlueNRGY Group Limited, Draker offers unmatched services and monitoring solutions suited to any size project.  Draker’s monitoring software features a robust PV asset management platform that provides actionable intelligence for efficient management of project portfolios.

Our hardware products include robust base stations, site assessment resources, instrumentation and communication technologies.  Draker creates solutions tailored to the diverse needs of our customers' projects to maximize performance and profitability.  When you choose Draker, you will work with an industry-leading team of engineers and technicians throughout the installation of your system. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service and customer satisfaction.

  • 2200 sites and 2 GW under management
  • Customers in North America, Caribbean, Europe, and Asia
  • US Offices in Vermont & California
  • International office in Sydney, Australia

Froling Energy

  • Jim Van Valkenburgh
  • 590 Hancock Road
  • Peterborough, NH03458
  • P: 603-924-1001 X2
  • E: jim@frolingenergy.com
  • www.frolingenergy.com

Froling Energy specializes in retrofit and new installations of biomass boiler systems in schools, campuses, municipal, commercial and industrial buildings. We also provide biomass ongoing boiler maintenance and repair services. Our skilled, experienced labor force is committed to customer satisfaction. 

We are now producing and delivering Precision Dry Wood Chips (PDCs).  This clean burning new biomass fuel has many advantages for medium to large fuel users, including a simpler delivery method and 30% savings over pellets. Initial infrastructure costs are also much less, compared to green wood chip systems.

The cornerstone of Froling Energy’s business is to provid customers with top quality boiler systems that will perform for decades, save money and create a positive environmental impact.  We say “HEAT LOCAL” because biomass keeps nearly all of your heating fuel dollars in the local economy. 

Contact us to discuss the feasibility of using biomass at your facility.

Green Mountain Community Solar

Green Mountain Community Solar offers an off site solar solution for those whose house, apartment or business can't host solar panels. By hosting your solar panels at one of our group solar farms, we eliminate issues of shading, maintenance, roof penetration, resale and aesthetics. Your one time payment allows for 30 years of good environmental economics.

Green Mountain Electric Supply

  • Ben Farr
  • 356 Rathe Road
  • Colchester, VT05446
  • P: 802-355-1380
  • E: benf@gmes.com
  • www.gmes.com

For over 60 years, Green Mountain Electric Supply has been providing New England and New York with quality electrical products and solutions with 14 physical locations and our own fleet of delivery trucks.  We are proud to be your one stop shop for PV solar modules, inverters, racking, on/off grid battery storage units, and balance of system gear.

Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating

For the past 30 years, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating has enhanced people's lives by improving comfort, conserving energy, and promoting environmental sustainability.  As aleading marketer of intelligent and efficient air-conditioning and heating systems for new construction or renovation, our product lines include CITY MULTI Variable Refrigerant Flow Zoning systems and Mr. Slim Split-ductless A/C and Heat Pumps. Our Hyper-Heating INVERTER (H2i) technology is designed to provide comfortable indoor temperatures in extreme cold-climate conditions (as low as -13° F) while saving energy and money. Mitsubishi Zoned Comfort Solutions provide year-round comfort throughout a home and are up to 40% more efficient than traditional heat pump systems. Our network of Diamond Contractors can help design the perfect system to bring homeowners personalized comfort. Call 1-800-433-4822 or visit www.mehvac.com

Progressive Asset Management

For over twenty years, Progressive Asset Management Boston has helped concerned progressive clients support renewable energy, fair labor practices, family-friendly work environments, diversity, and human rights, all while working towards their long term financial goals. Through Fossil Fuel Divestment, support for Community Development, and Socially and Environmentally screened investments, we bridge long term competitive financial performance with sustainability, decreased fossil fuel reliance and client-centered services. Your values and concerns are integral throughout our process of eliminating investments that do not reflect your principles and incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the investment process.  Securities America, Inc.  Member FINRA/SIPC. Securities America Advisors, Inc. PAM and Securities America are separate entities.

Renewable Energy Resource Center

The Renewable Energy Resource Center administers the VT Small Scale Renewable Energy Incentive Program, which has provided financial incentives totaling $16 million to over 3,500 Vermont homeowners and businesses for renewable equipment purchases.

Star Wind Turbines, LLC

Star Wind Turbines is a manufacturer of small wind turbines from 5kW to 45kW and can power 1-20 homes.  These turbines are typically for homes, farms, and community applications.  They are affordable and support the Vermont Standard Offer and Net Metering programs.  Star Wind Turbines also makes hydraulic lifting towers from 60-101 ft. so you never have to climb the tower.  These turbines a made in Vermont and the facility is located in East Dorset , Vermont.

SunWood Biomass

  • David Frank
  • 124 Fiddlers Green
  • Waitsfield, VT 05673
  • P: 802-496-6666
  • E: David@SunWoodBiomass.com
  • www.SunWoodBiomass.com

SunWood Biomass, Vermont company, specializing in wood pellet, wood chip and cord heating systems for institutional, commercial and residential applications. With 250+ projects since 2004, SunWood designs an installs the highest efficiency systems available. SunWood Biomass is known for working and overcoming challenging sites and installations. SunWood also offers financing, comprehensive feasibility and design services to determine a project’s goals and viability.

Tarm Biomass

Tarm Biomass® imports and distributes modern wood boilers, tanks, valves, and controls for residential and commercial heating.  Tarm Biomass® and the brands it represents, such as HS-Tarm and Fröling have been synonymous with quality for over 20 years.   

Vermont Energy Contracting & Supply

Founded in 1985, Vermont Energy is a mechanical contractor that provides design, installation, and service of quality mechanical systems for homes and businesses in northwest Vermont.

Vermont Environmental Research Associates, Inc.

Vermont Environmental Research Associates (VERA) is a small wind and solar power consultancy that has been serving the needs of electric utilities, government agencies, land owners and renewable power developers for over 35 years.  VERA blends business and project management skills together with technical and analytical capabilities to provide a full spectrum of renewable power development skills to meet clients’ needs effectively and efficiently.

Vermont Law School

  • Katie Merrill
  • 164 Chelsea Street, PO Box 96
  • South Royalton, VT 05068
  • P: 802-831-1070
  • E: Kmerrill@vermontlaw.edu
  • www.vermontlaw.edu

The top-ranked environmental law school in the nation. Offering traditional and accelerated (2-year) JD degrees and 1-year graduate degrees in Energy Regulation & Law and Environmental Law & Policy.

Vermont Natural Resources Council/VECAN

  • Johanna Miller
  • 9 Bailey Ave.
  • Montpelier, VT 05602
  • P: 802-223-2328 x112
  • E: jmiller@vnrc.org
  • www.vnrc.org

The Vermont Natural Resources Council works from the grassroots to the Legislature to build broad support for policies, programs and practices that protect Vermont’s environment and grow a strong, efficient, renewable energy economy. VNRC also coordinates the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network. VECAN is a network of organizations and over 100 volunteer community energy and climate action committees who are successfully demonstrating the power of citizen driven, solutions-oriented responses to Vermont’s energy challenges and climate change.

Vermont Solar Farmers

Seven years ago Vermont Solar Farmers (VSF) began as an idea that became an enterprise engaged in utility scale solar installations in off-road, out-of-sight locations appropriate for renewable energy.  Its founders were four Vermonters experienced in construction, solar energy, regulation and improbable endeavors.

Off Road Solar, Ltd., parent of VSF, is today a nine person business able to locate, design, engineer, permit and build solar projects both on and off grid for commercial and larger scale residential customers.  VSF is also involved in energy efficiency and savings representing a highly successful U.K. company pioneering voltage optimization (Powerstar) with storage battery capabilities (Virtue) and a French company with advanced, new, off grid, solar street lights (MyLink Lighting). 

VHB

  • Lauren Dabek
  • 40 IDX Drive, Building 100, Suite 200
  • South Burlington, VT 05403
  • P: 860-807-4360
  • E: ldabek@vhb.com
  • www.vhb.com

VHB’s passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers provides consulting services to clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as to federal, state and local governments. VHB partners with clients from 23 offices along the east coast to improve mobility and enhance communities while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.