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Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century

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 […]

New Hampshire Energy Week Kicks-Off Monday, March 6 at 10AM in Concord

A press conference to launch New Hampshire Energy Week will be held on Monday, March 6 at 10:00AM at the Legislative Office Building in Concord.

Representatives from New Hampshire Energy Week partner organizations will be on-hand to discuss their involvement in the initiative and the impact that investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy can […]

Central NH Energy Expo Will Be Held APRIL 1st, 2017 – Free Event

The Dunbarton Energy Committee, Bow Energy Club, and Transition Dunbarton are sponsoring the 3rd Annual Central NH Energy Expo.

The Central NH Energy Expo is scheduled for Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at the Dunbarton Elementary School Community Center from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. There is no charge to attend and everyone is welcome. The […]

New Hampshire Energy Week

New Hampshire Energy Week is a series of events from March 5-9, 2017 geared toward education and awareness of the economic benefits and impacts a clean energy future is- and will continue to provide for- the Granite State.

The NH Clean Tech Council, The Nature Conservancy, the NH Community Development Finance Authority, […]

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 […]

2,500 industry leaders commit to green building stock in the Northeast in face of climate change denial

As the federal government’s commitment to fight climate change becomes more uncertain, a group of sustainable energy practitioners are shoring up their resolve to work regionally to build healthier, more durable, energy efficient buildings and communities. Approximately 2,500 professionals from every field related to buildings and the codes that govern them will gather at the […]

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 […]