Our Generous Partners!
Our mission is to develop and promote North American passive building standards, practices, and certifications for buildings, professionals, and products to create structures that are durable, resilient, comfortable, healthy, and super energy efficient.
Chartered in 1828, the Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® is one of the ten oldest mutual property/casualty insurers in the United States. We have operated continuously since that time in Montpelier, Vermont. Along with the wholly owned subsidiary, Northern Security Insurance Company, Inc. and the affiliated Granite Mutual Insurance Company, Vermont Mutual Insurance Group provides coverage throughout the Northeast. With more than 800 independent agency office locations, the Group insures over 285,000 policyholders. Rated “A+ Superior” by A. M. Best and a Ward’s Top 50 performing property/casualty for the past seven consecutive years.
We offer personal and commercial insurance in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York State, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Partel is the exclusive Irish and UK agent for the Ampack range of airtightness, wind-tightness, and building protection products. Ampack was founded in 1946 and is one of Europe’s most established specialist membrane and tape manufacturers. "Our Ampack products offer a complete building protection system, from radon membranes to airtight membranes, tapes, adhesives, and wind-tight membranes, and Ampack's unique 10 year guarantee ensures customers confidence in our range" said Hugh Whiriskey.
Allen Lumber has four full service retail stores and lumber yards in Barre, Montpelier, St. Johnsbury and Waitsfield which serve homeowners as well as contractors and some of the best architectural firms in the area. We have been supplying quality lumber and building materials to our local communities for 127 years!
In the fall of 2014, the Rutland County, Central Vermont and Northeast Kingdom Boards of Realtors® merged to form the Green Mountain Association of Realtors® (GMAR). This merger gives GMAR a stronger legislative voice and strengthens our role as an advocate for property owners at all levels of government.
GMAR’s mission is to deliver networking opportunities, a broad range of professional services, and a high quality educational program for our members. We are committed to serving our Realtor® and affiliate members, and to serving the communities in which we live and work.
Hutchins Roofing was founded in 1946 by Lloyd D. Hutchins, Sr. The company began catering to the roofing needs of Vermont and New York. Lloyd would work on roofing jobs all day, carry a change of clothes with him and become the leading sales associate at night, going door to door offering his services. Lloyd knew that what was important to the consumer was a reputable company that was proud of its workmanship, honest with its customer and willing to stand behind the work that had been done, values that still thrive in the company today.
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As a full service, residential construction company in central Vermont we are committed to producing quality,energy-efficient construction and fine woodworking at reasonable prices, created within cooperative work environment.
Vermont Passive House (VTPH) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the Passive House Building Energy Standard in Vermont. Through public outreach, education, advocacy, and trainings, VTPH provides opportunities for practitioners, industry professionals, policy makers and the general public to collaborate and participate in a shared mission, ensuring the success and vitality of the Passive House Building Energy Standard.
What if we could help contractors and homeowners improve the way they build and restore their homes? What if we could create a green building resource that gives them responsible, environmentally friendly options and useful education about great, sustainable, high performance building products and solutions? Performance Building Supply (formerly Maine Green Building Supply) was founded in 2002 to provide this service.
In hands-on classes that explore and engage, we teach the arts of design and building as an integrated process, and provide instruction in fundamental skills. We offer nearly 100 classes in sustainable building and design, construction, natural building, architectural craft, woodworking, working landscapes and ecosystems, energy efficiency, and building science.
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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.
Klearwall triple pane windows and doors are engineered with European innovation and constructed using the highest quality materials. Triple glazing of windows and doors is increasing in importance as the USA becomes more energy efficient in its approach to construction. Passive House components are an important development in this process due to their low energy features. An important aspect of Passive Houses arePassive House windows and Passive House doors. Passive House windows and doors are usually triple glazed. Triple glazed windows are essential in Passive House construction because they prevent heat loss. All Klearwall Passive House windows are certified by the Passive House Institute, Germany and are suitable for all types of Passive House and non-Passive House buildings.
475 helps make more durable, resilient, ecological, and energy-efficient buildings that optimize occupant comfort and health. We enable the building improvements required to dramatically reduce our energy demand and address our climate crisis. We are an ecommerce-based catalyst in the transformation of US construction to high-performance, low-energy and Passive House buildings. The name “475” is a reference to the heat demand requirement of the Passive House Standard, 4.75 kilo BTUs per square foot per year. Passive House is the gold standard for high performance construction today.
ROXUL Inc. is part of ROCKWOOL International of Denmark, the world's leading producer of stone wool insulation made from natural stone and recycled slag.
ROXUL products provide superior thermal properties, sound absorbency, fire resistance and water repellency. These combined benefits provide superior energy efficiency in buildings and homes for comfortable indoor environment for occupants while reducing heating and cooling expenses.
Igloo Cellulose insulation is a highly cost-efficient insulation, Fiberglass Alternative. Conserves energy while promoting environmental responsibility. It also protects your family with its proven fire resistance, noise barrier and sound absorber. Make the right choice: Igloo Cellulose!
At National Life Group, we are a mission-driven and purposed-filled business. For us, the cause of what we do is as important as the products we sell. And our cause is a very simple one, directed at the people who live and work on America’s Main Streets: To Do good in our communities and with the individual families we serve. For more than 167 years, we have aimed to keep our promises to provide families stability in good times and in bad. And throughout that history, we have provided peace of mind to those families as they plan their futures.But our mission extends well beyond the insurance and annuities policies that we sell. Our cause is also to make the world a better place through grants from our charitable foundation, paid time for our employees to volunteer at nonprofits, environmentally sustainable and healthy work sites, and fun, family friendly events that promote the work of nonprofits in our own backyard.We invite you to explore what we have to offer and to join the cause.
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A family business making Central Vermont energy-efficient one home at a time.
Capstone provides comprehensive services to help people achieve economic well-being with dignity and develops partnerships to strengthen Vermont communities. Our commitment is to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty, to work with individuals and families to move out of poverty, and to advocate for economic justice for all Vermonters.
Wallboard Supply Company is a third generation, family run business that has been serving New England's building needs since 1970. Bob Filion started the company with a commitment to provide quality drywall and finishing products with unmatched customer service.
Established in 1936, Poulin Lumber has grown to be the leading supplier of quality building materials with a focus on serving the needs of the professional contractors and homeowners in the region. In 2015, with the collaboration of Wallboard Supply Company, Poulin Lumber’s strength and service capabilities have been expanded throughout New England.
Founded in 2000 as the nation’s first energy efficiency utility, today we continue to define the leading edge of clean energy. Our work advances sustainable energy solutions for all Vermonters through education, services, and incentives, and promotes efficiency as a clean, cost-effective, and local fuel source.
Fully Insured & Licensed Electrician • Located in Central Vermont • Woman Owned & Operated Master Electrician • Serving Vermont Since 1997