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Installer Highlight: Vermont Heat Pump, LLC

Pat Perry owns Vermont Heat Pump, LLC, in Shelburne, Vermont, and installs Fujitsu units exclusively.

What is your background?

PP: I worked as an electrical engineer at IBM for 30 years, and …

An Interview with Ben Bush of Hillview Design Collaborative and Building Company

Integrated design and efficiency are at the heart of the Hillview Design Collaborative and Building Company of Richmond, Vermont (www.hillviewdesign.com). The two companies, headed by four partners …

Meet Your EEN Staff Members

A brief chat with some friendly people you may know only by name.

Steve Casey, Account Manager—8 years with Efficiency VermontHillary Orsini, Program Manager—2 years with Efficiency VermontSarah …

An interview with Bill Chidsey: Driving Deeper Engagement with Mission-Minded Customers

Bill Chidsey has a list of certifications, licenses, and work experience as long as your arm. But what’s more important to him is quality of life, family, and working with clients who share his big- …

Interview with John Nielsen of Mountain Air

Tell me a bit about yourself. How did you get into the business?

JN: For 20 years, I worked as a consultant across all 50 states, delivering efficiency to office processes. I was eventually …

A Conversation with Vermont Contractor John Carter

We recently sat down with John Carter, owner and operator of Arctic Air, to ask him a few questions.

How long have you been in the business, and what led you here?

JC: I actually started off with a …

A Customer’s Story: The Heat Saver Loan

Sarah Flack is a homeowner who worked with an Efficiency Excellence Network contractor—Jacob Racusin of New Frameworks Natural Design/Build—to make much needed improvements to her house in Northern …

An interview with Harry Hunt: Residential architecture and energy efficiency

Efficiency Excellence Network member Harry Hunt, owner of an architectural firm in Stowe, spoke with us about himself and his company, whose mission is "to transform the built environment of today …

An Interview with Jacob Robichaud of Analyzing Energy

Vermont's Act 62 allocated more than $2 million to serve 1,500 moderate-income Vermont households with weatherization assistance in the form of much higher incentives. In order to meet the resulting …

An Interview with Morton Bailey of Lyme Green Heat

Lyme Green Heat of Lyme, New Hampshire, has been in business since 2008. It provides central heating solutions and wood pellet heating fuel to residential, commercial, municipal, and institutional …

An Interview with Turner Piping & Refrigeration

Turner Piping & Refrigeration, headquartered in Rutland, was founded in 1911 as an electrical company (Turner Electric) and shifted to refrigeration in 1935. Owned by Kurt Matzke, the company now …

A conversation with Jody Perkins of ARC Mechanical Contractors, Inc

ARC Mechanical Contractors Inc., headquartered in Bradford, Vermont, began in 1947 as Allen Refrigeration Company. It grew from 12 people in 1987, when it became ARC Mechanical Contractors, to about 7 …

A Conversation with Bill Morrissey

We recently sat down with member contractor Bill Morrissey, to ask him a few questions.

How long have you been in the business, and what led you here?

Eight years ago, I was doing general …

A Conversation with Vermont Contractor Jay Hammond

Efficiency Excellence Network member Jay Hammond, President of Colchester’s Hammond Electric, Inc., shared a bit about himself and his company with us.

How long have you been in the business, and …

An Interview with Dan Davis: Exploring the Hot Topic of Advanced Wood Heating

Efficiency Excellence Network member Dan Davis, owner of Cutting Edge Energy Systems, shared a bit about himself and his pellet boiler company with us. Cutting Edge’s market includes Vermont and …

An Interview with Gary Hubbard: Illuminating How a Lighting Designer Approaches His Work

Gary Hubbard has been with Leading Edge Design Group (LEDG) since its inception. According to the company website, LEDG helps organizations create modern, connected facilities through the planning, …

 
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