New Frameworks Natural Building is excited to be part of a diverse and dynamic community of design and building professionals.  Please click on the links below to learn more about natural building and the people with whom we work.

Natural Builders – an informal regional trade association of natural building professionals; the website offers a lot of information concerning natural building in cold climates

Yestermorrow Design/Build School – – a leading design/build school in central Vermont offering a wide breadth of curricular offerings, including programs led by Jacob and Ace.

Heartwood School for the Homebuilding Crafts – – the country’s preeminent school specializing in timber framing, at which Jacob and Ace offer an annual class on natural building enclosures for cold climates.

Vermont Green Building – the Vermont chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, promoting green building practices in the state.  New Frameworks Natural Building is a member of VGBN.

Vermont Building for Social – A Vermont-based group working to advance socially- and ecologically-sound development practices.  New Frameworks Natural Building is a member of BSR-VT

Passive House Institute U.S. – – The leading U.S.-based organization providing training, education and research to promote implementation of Passive House Building Energy standard.  Jacob of New Frameworks Natural Building is a Certified Passive House Consultant.

Building Performance – The nation’s premier standards development and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work. Jacob of New Frameworks Natural Building holds BPI certifications as a Building Analyst and Envelope Professional.

Timber Framers – A non–profit education serving to promote the practice of timber framing through a variety of educational and networking services. New Frameworks Natural Building is a member of TFG.