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Serving Vermont since 1981

Northeast Construction now Building Energy

Building Energy began its life as Northeast Construction in 1981. With 4 decades of experience in construction and carpentry, we are handymen at heart!

Our construction management team has over 100 years of experience, ensuring your project is completed in a timely manner with quality work.

Building with Efficiency in Mind

After spending thousands of hours making existing homes more efficient through weatherization, insulation, efficient heating and cooling, and solar electric systems, we design and complete projects making them efficient spaces the first time around!

Some Common Projects Include

  • New Home Design and Construction
  • Additions and Remodeling
  • Kitchen and Bath Remodeling
  • Garage Additions
  • Skylight Installation and Replacement
  • Interior and Exterior Painting
  • Siding and Roof Replacement

Contractors You Can Trust


Get it Right the First Time

Construction projects such as additions and remodeling are a big investment. Ideally, you only want to spend this money once. To ensure your investment lasts into the future, work with a company that can make your project efficient the first time.

Construction is our Roots

Building Energy started as a construction company in 1981 then branched out into home efficiency in 2007. With 40 years in business, you can trust us to be honest and professional.
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Local and Honest Service

When you work with Building Energy, you know what you are getting. We have certified and experienced contractors to ensure your project is completed on time and within budget. Our work is completed in house by trained professionals, not your neighborhood handyman.

A Home Renovation Success Story in Vermont

Learn how Building Energy helped a longstanding customer with an energy audit, renovation, and heat pump installation in Vermont.
Hear From Our Customers
The quality of their work and the attention to detail were really first rate. They were professional, showed up on time, cleaned up after themselves, and were always responsive to any questions or concerns we had. I won’t hesitate to call them again in the future!
Nancy A.

Success Stories

Take a look at some recent projects and get inspired to take on your own!

SOLD: High-Performance Home in Shelburne

Learn about a beautiful highly energy-efficient, high-performance home that was recently sold in the Shelburne Historic District in Vermont.

Quality Inn Project

When David Silvestri opened his first electric bill, he was floored. The businessman has owned motels in the past and he never shied away from renovations and making improvements. But…

The Tightest House In Vermont – Williston Passive Solar

A Vision for New Construction The Williston Passive Solar Home was constructed by Building Energy for a family desiring a highly efficient home. It received a 5+ Star Rating from…

Work With The Best

Scott Gardner

Scott Gardner, founder of Building Energy, has been building and remodeling energy efficient homes and businesses in the Northeast for…

Andrew Charbonneau

Andrew Charbonneau joined Building Energy in 2001 as a Project Manager after earning a Construction Management degree from VT Tech.…

Bryan Bergeron

Bryan Bergeron started with Building Energy in 1998 as a job supervisor and lead carpenter. Bryan has 30 years of experience in…

Ben Albee

Ben Albee joined Building Energy in July 2019 as a Lead Carpenter, later serving as a Project Manager as well. Growing…

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