2007 Sponsor & Partner Directory
Homeowner Day Presented by: PG&E
The Pacific Energy Center offers educational programs, design tools, advice, and support to create energy efficient buildings and comfortable indoor environments. Most of our efforts are focused around commercial buildings; however, other departments offer advice and information for residential buildings.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9
EPA’s Region 9 office works to protect public health and the environment in the southwestern United States (Arizona, California, Nevada, and Hawaii).
City of San Francisco
San Francisco’s Department of the Environment
SF Environment’s mission is to improve, enhance, and preserve the environment and to promote San Francisco’s long-term environmental well being.
Build It Green
Build It Green is a professional non-profit organization whose mission is to transform the building industry so that buildings are remodeled and built using green practices and products.
Build It Green is the Producer of the first Green Home Tour in San Francisco – click here for more info
Sensible City is a marketing & PR firm which executes profitably-designed, purpose-powered community outreach programs. Sensible City clients fuse the economics of abundance with tactical business development, enabling a culture of servant leadership and consistent, extraordinary results.
Webcor Builders is currently ranked by volume as the largest contractor in California. More than 35 years of working for such clients as Lucasfilm, California Academy of Sciences, eBay, Oracle Corporation, Symantec and Starwood Lodging has secured its position as a builder for corporate campuses and high-profile, large-scale projects. Through the years, Webcor has become known for its innovative and efficient approach to construction, wide range of experience, skill in concrete construction and expertise in the use of technology. Webcor takes an active role in its projects by providing both cost-effective solutions during the preconstruction period and leadership during the construction phase, ensuring that its clients receive the high level of quality and service they expect. Webcor is consistently listed among the ENR Top 30 General Contractors in the Nation and currently has more than $1.8 billion of contracts in place.
TerraMai - Reclaimed Woods from Around the World
TerraMai provides beautiful, distinctive lumber and flooring products made exclusively of reclaimed wood from around the world. TerraMai sources wood from buildings and structures slated for demolition as well as packing material and orchard salvage destined for the landfill. Founded in 1991, TerraMai has provided premium wood for projects ranging from Patagonia retail stores to the Baltimore Aquarium and the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers and reclaimed millions of board feet of old-growth lumber.
Sun Light & Power
Sun Light and Power is a certified green business specializing in the design and installation of residential and commercial solar energy systems, both photovoltaic (solar electricity) and thermal (solar hot water), with over 30 years of experience and hundreds of installations throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Alameda County Waste Management Authority
Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors
Integrity from Marvin Window and Doors employ stewardship values that respect and deploy a sense of responsibility for the environment. We pride ourselves on developing and supporting sound environmental business practices and products. Integrity is constructed of Ultrex, a pultruded fiberglass that has a longer life-cycle due to characteristics like 8x the strength of vinyl, 5x longer UV resistance than vinyl, 39% less energy required to produce than vinyl, and is made primarily of silica sand-an abundant natural resource. Ultrex is manufactured in the only pultrusion facility to fully comply with the 1990 Clean Air Act, and Integrity was recognized as the 2005 Greener North Dakota Company of the Year.
Timbron's mission is to be a leader in recycling waste plastics and manufacturing quality products with a purpose: to protect and enhance our environment.
LP Building Products
LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier is one of the most cost-effective measures for improving home energy savings throughout California’s various microclimates, regardless of other conservation measures installed. LP TechShield reduces attic temperatures up to 30 degrees which results in home energy savings of up to 20% and increased home comfort.
We believe there's a better way. We're dedicated to providing an eco-friendly alternative to granite, quartz, and other quarried stone – an alternative that's both gorgeous AND good.
California Energy Commission
The New Solar Homes Partnership (NSHP) is part of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's California Solar Initiative (CSI ). The NSHP merges the goals of energy efficiency and solar production to accomplish the installation of 400 megawatts (MW) of solar electric systems on energy efficient new homes in California over the next ten years. The Energy Commission will partner with builders and developers to create a self-sustaining market for solar homes that incorporate high levels of energy efficiency and high-performing systems on 50 percent of new homes by the end of that period. The NSHP program will target new residential construction, both single family and multi-family, including affordable housing. The NSHP provides incentives based on the system's expected performance plus technical and market support for builders participating in the program. The program officially began on January 2, 2007.
New Resource Bank
Dunn Edwards Paint
Dupont - Orepac
Klip Bio Technologies
US West Energy Solutions
Quality Custom Components
NanaWall® all custom operable glass wall systems combine energy efficient, weathertight security with the ability to instantly and easily fold wide open. Stringent independent testing insures that the NanaWall meets the most challenging architectural specifications and LEED performance criteria.
NanaWall Combines LEED friendly materials with LEED project standards such as daylighting and natural ventilation. The NanaWall is NFRC rated and EnergyStar certified. Custom sizes, configurations, hardware, and glazing insure inspired design and long-term product satisfaction.
Trendsetter Solar Products
Green Technology is a non-profit initiative with a mission to assist government sustainability efforts, providing a forum in which government officials can communicate with colleagues and with those in the private sector who are developing and distributing green technologies. It accomplishes this mission through publishing, including Green Technology Magazine, and through organizing events such as the Green California Summit and the Green California Schools Summit.
Michelle Kaufmann Designs
Michelle Kaufmann Designs is a full service architectural + design firm that is 100% committed to creating healthy, sustainable homes and buildings that are as beautiful as they are green.
Economic Transformations Group
Greenspace is a 4000 sf store, showroom and education center specializing in green products for the home and business, providing a wide array of green products. Greenspace works with designers, contractors and the general public to provide high quality, eco-friendly solutions for home, business and building projects.
3EStrategies is a Bend Oregon-based sustainability non-profit working in the areas of Green Building and Climate & Energy. The Building Green Council of Central Oregon provides education and assistance to regional design professionals, residents, communities and local governments as part of its mission to "make green building the norm."
Acterra is a non-profit based in Palo Alto, California. Acterra was formed in 2000 by the merger of two of the region's most respected and effective environmental organizations: the Peninsula Conservation Center Foundation (founded in 1970) and Bay Area Action (formed in 1990). Their mission is to create local solutions that foster a healthy natural environment.
The American Society of Interior Designers
A community of designers, industry representatives, students and educators which has an innovative understanding of we beings interact with our environment.