General Connections

FatEarth – connects businesses to sustainability-oriented products and services.

Real Goods – “Products for an Ecologically Sustainable Future” – power production, distribution and storage, appliances, heating, cooling and lighting, more.

Environmental Compliance Services, Inc. – Agawam, MA-based environmental consulting firm. Offers services relating to: cost recovery, emergency response, environmental laboratory, industrial/environmental compliance, lead and asbestos/indoor air quality, property assessment, remediation system design and installation (Soil and Groundwater). subsurface investigation/drilling, training/industrial hygiene, underground storage tank compliance, wetlands/ecology.

Sustainable Step New England – provides training and workshop facilitation on sustainability topics in business, society and personal life.



Design and Construction

Sustainable Sources – Green Building Professionals Directory, Green Real Estate (buy or sell your sustainably built house), bookstore, sourcebook, web services.

ENERGY STAR Homes – a program in several New England states to promote energy-efficient practices in new homes. Services include experts who will assess and rate your home construction project, make recommendations for efficiency improvements and financing.

Comfort Home Corporation – the Comfort Home Program offers energy-efficiency services through utility sponsorship to builders and home buyers of single family and multifamily housing.


 Landscape Architects

 Landscape Contractors

 Interior Designers

 Greenhouses and Solariums

 Sustainable Builders

 Site Consultants

 Building Materials

 Construction Waste Recycling

 Environmental Laws

 Building Codes

 The Permitting Process

 Miscellaneous Design and Construction




Miscellaneous Design and Construction

Residential Environmental Design – articles on building materials, book reviews, renewable energy resources, construction methods, ways to conserve energy at home.

Whole Building Design Guide – Design techniques and technologies for architects and designers

WorldBuild – consulting service offering building design, financing help and planning for projects, as well as green building strategies, research, and resources for builders and designers.




Alternative Energy

Renewable Energy Businesses in Massachusetts from Source Guides – a comprehensive guide to more than 500 online marketplaces and global exchanges worldwide.

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy — papers for purchase on energy policy, guidelines for ‘green’ building, appliances, transportation


Solar Heating / Hot Water

Wind Power

Biomass and Biofuel


Landfill Gas

Energy Providers

Alternative Energy Vehicles

Use Reduction

Efficient Appliances

Selling Power to the Grid

Miscellaneous Alternative Energy



Design and Construction – Architects –

Architects –this listing is by no means comprehensive–to be included, please send us your information.

Listing of International Sustainable Architects – listing compiled by Wallace Research Group, a provider of information and research services for architects. See also Wallace Research Group’s listing of sustainable designers and consultants.

Amacher and Associates – Commercial and Residential Architecture, Home Design, Interior Design, Sustainable Development, Green Building
Cambridge, MA

Kraus Fitch Architects, Inc. – Environmentally Inspired Design
110 Pulpit Hill Road
Amherst MA 01002
Telephone: 413-549-5799

William McDonough, FAIA – renowned designer, recipient of the Presidential Award for Sustainable Development, the nation’s highest environmental honor.
410 East Water Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Telephone: 434 979 1111

Loken Builders – Energy & Resource Efficient Construction & Consulting – Montana-based firm specializing in personalized remodeling and new construction.