Our Environmental consultant is Paul Leveille. Paul is the High- Performance Buildings Coordinator for The Jordan Institute in Concord, NH. The Jordan Institute's mission is to help communities enhance the health of people and the environment in ways that make economic sense. There he administers “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design” (LEED) projects, including this “LEED for Homes” pilot project, and the NH Minimum Impact Development Partnership (NHMID). NHMID integrates ecological design, energy-efficiency, pollution prevention, indoor environmental quality and community character in site and building design, construction, and operation and maintenance.
Paul is the former Director of Facilities for the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, NH's oldest and largest conservation organization. Among facilities he oversaw is the award-winning Conservation Center - a showcase of passive solar design. Leveille oversaw lighting upgrades, installation of the largest utility inter-tie solar electric system in NH and a central woodchip-fired heating system at the center.In 2000 he oversaw the addition of an 11,400 sf state-of-the-art wing incorporating a super-insulated air tight envelope, daylighting, local materials, composting toilets, full greywater recycling system, non-toxic materials and more. The project is New England’s first LEED certified building and earned a Gold rating.
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He chairs the Environmental Guild whose mission is "to collaborate individual sustainable design resources into a collective force that can bring about appropriate change." The Guild is the "Committee on the Environment" of the NH chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He has two degrees in Engineering and lives with his wife and son in a LEED for Homes “registered” home under construction in Grafton, NH.
He is a board member of The New Hampshire Sustainable Energy Association, which provides New Hampshire residents with an effective resource to help people through the process of incorporating renewable energy and sustainable technologies into your lives. He is also a member of the New Hampshire Minimum Impact Development Partnership and Enviromental Guild as well as the American Institute of Architects NH.
Paul is the current President of The New Hampshire Sustainable Energy Association, which provides New Hampshire residents with an effective resource to help people through the process of incorporating renewable energy and sustainable technologies into their lives.
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Paul Leville, 54 Portsmouth Street, Concord, NH 03301, (603) 224-9945