Jean TerwilligerVermont architect Jean Terwilliger specializes in the design of sustainable homes, additions and renovations using collaborative design methods and cost effective green building technologies. Recent projects include the first LEED Gold rated home in Rutland County, several Energy Star rated homes, and a wide range of smaller projects throughout Central Vermont.

A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Jean is licensed in Vermont and New Hampshire, NCARB certified, with over 20 years of experience and extensive training in sustainable design.  She worked for firms in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont and spent several years raising two children before starting her own firm in 2003. She is a member of the Cornwall Planning Commission, donated design services for the 2009 Middlebury Habitat for Humanity house, and guided the construction of the new home of the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society as chair of the building committee from 2003-2009.  

Jean gained an interest in design and construction early in life crawling over floor joists and cleaning up nails during the construction of a family cabin in central Wisconsin, and has been exploring architecture ever since.  Jean is a member of the American Institute of Architects, US Green Building Council, and the Vermont Green Building Network.