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 Northeast – www.nbne.org – 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 – www.yestermorrow.org – 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 – www.heartwoodschool.com – 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 Network – www.vgbn.org – 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 Responsibility – www.bsr-vt.org – 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. – www.passivehouse.us – 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 Institute – www.bpi.org – 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 Guild – www.tfguild.org – 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.