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Register Now for NYSERDA’s Efficiency Revolution Events!

Exciting news for innovative builders, developers, consultants and interested individuals in New York State! NYSERDA will be hosting educational and networking events throughout the state in the upcoming months. These Efficiency Revolution events will introduce you to new technologies, products and industry players leading the charge for high performance buildings. Highlights include:

Exhibitors of complementary products […]

SolarFest Energy $avings Day – Sat. March 25th

Energy $avings Day – Sat. March 25th Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester

On Saturday March 25th leading professionals will give presentations and provide 1-on-1 suggestions for how home and business owners can cut their energy costs right now!

Dozens of experts will be on-hand to explain ways to cut heating and cooling costs […]

Vehicle standards are energy efficiency at its best – and too valuable to roll back

by Steven Nadel, Executive Director The Trump administration is reportedly launching a rollback of vehicle efficiency standards that greatly benefit the US economy. These standards save consumers money, create jobs, help reduce US reliance on foreign oil, and lower carbon emissions. The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas emissions standards adopted since 2009 will reduce fuel […]

Net Zero Montpelier 2030 Design Competition

And the Winner of the $10k Prize is ‘Team Bridges’!

Dan Jones (left) and Deb Sachs present Team Bridgeswith a $10k check as the winners of the Net-Zero MP2030 competition. Courtesy images

Net Zero Vermont Inc. announced the winning design team for the Montpelier 2030 Design Competition $10K prize is “Team Bridges,” a collaboration […]

Home of the Future in Woodstock, NY

Woodstock, NY Passive House in the fall. Photo courtesy of Daniel Levy, Ph.D

By Marie Caruso

A house recently built in Woodstock, NY, could be the vanguard of the future in zero-energy housing.

Daniel Levy, Ph.D., a former industrial education professor and certified Passive House consultant and builder, has constructed a two-story, 2350 square […]

Weatherize Upper Valley Sees Strong Kick-Off Launch

Julia Lloyd Wright and Danny Bonta – hanging the banner for the Weathersfield area kick-of

By Sarah Brock

More than 130 Upper Valley residents turned out last month for a series of Weatherize Upper Valley Kick-Off events in Norwich, Randolph, Royalton, and Weathersfield.

The events marked the beginning of Weatherize Upper Valley, a five-month campaign to […]

Efficiency Vermont’s Better Buildings by Design Conference in So. Burlington, VT

Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects.

Green Energy Times is at the event and is happy to report that there were about 350 contractors, architects, engineers, manufacturers, vendors (62 of ’em), and […]

Campaign Launched for FREE Weatherize Assessments for 14 Upper Valley Towns

Vital Communities Partners with 14 Vermont Towns to Launch Weatherize Upper Valley

Vital Communities and volunteers in 14 Vermont towns will launch a new Weatherize Upper Valley initiative later this month to encourage more homeowners to invest in energy efficiency projects. Hartland, Hartford, Norwich, Thetford, Sharon, Royalton, Bethel, Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield, Windsor, Reading, Cavendish, and […]

Going Green in Tamworth, NH

Mt. Washington Valley Habitat for Humanity exceeds standard energy efficiency codes

Evan, Oaken (the little guy) and Deni Shangraw, with Marianne Jackson, Habitat for Humanity board member, right, on the day the family received the keys from Habitat. Courtesy photo.

By Marianne Jackson and Dick Ficke

After a year of planning and building, the Evan […]

Cozy Up to Solar Heat Workshop November 29, 2016