Following publication of Getting to Zero, the recommendations of Governor Patrick’s Zero Net Energy Buildings Task Force, DOER established a Zero Net Energy Buildings Advisory Council.  The Advisory Council is a group of private and public sector building and energy experts which advises state policy makers and program staff seeking to support the emerging ZNEB market in Massachusetts and to realize Governor Patrick's vision for universal adoption of zero net energy buildings by 2030.

Members of the ZNEB Advisory Council include:

Francis Boucher, National Grid, Waltham, Mass.

Mike Browne, Advanced Building Analysis, Amesbury, Mass.

Bruce Coldham, Coldham & Hartman Architects, Amherst, Mass.

Penni Connor, NSTAR, Westwood, Mass.

Paul Eldrenkamp, Byggmeister, Inc., Newton, Mass.

Rick Gilles, Barnraisers, Inc., Ayer, Mass.

Brian Swett, Mayor's Office - City of Boston, Boston, Mass.

Jonathan Kantar, Sage Builders, Newton, Mass.

Betsy Pettit, Building Science Corporation, Somerville, Mass.

Deborah Rivers, Perkins + Will, Boston, Mass.

John Rosenthal, Meredith Management, Co., Boston, Mass.

Chris Schaffner, The Green Engineer, LLP, Concord, Mass.

Carter Scott, Transformations, Inc., Townsend, Mass.

Rhonda Spector, MassDevelopment, Boston, Mass.

Mark Walsh-Cooke, ARUP, Cambridge, Mass.

Ellen Watts, Architerra, Inc., Boston, Mass.

David Weitz, Conservation Services Group, Westborough, Mass.

John Nunnari, Boston Society of Architects, Boston, Mass.

Ken Fisher, Gensler, Boston, Mass.

Jennifer Marapesse, Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, Greenfield, Mass.

Carolyn Sarno, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Lexington, Mass.

John Dalzell, Boston Redevelopment Authority, Boston, Mass.


This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources.