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February 2015 Articles Online

(Our apologies – photographs have yet to be uploaded for some of the articles below.)

Front Cover

1 Weatherizing the Statehouse in Vermont
1 Affordable Power for NH
1 Goodbye Vermont Yankee

Editor’s Page

2 The Top Energy News Stories of 2014

News and Happenings

3 Vermont’s Legislative Landscape

Transportation

4 Is an Electric Car Right for You?
5 New Hampshire Welcomes Tesla EVs
5 2015 Fuel Efficient Vehicles
6 Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation

Community News

7 Power Storage Options
8 Aegis Energy Helps Goats to Go Solar

Getting to Know your Solar Installer

9 Solar Installers: O’Meara Solar – East Orange, Vermont

Solar Photovoltaics

10 Plymouth, NH Village Water & Sewer Solar Array
12 181 New Solar Contracts Signed in the Upper Valley
Community Solar
13 Community Solar – the Game Changer for the Green Revolution
13 State Designates Green Energy Times as Vermont Green Business 
14 Growing a Community Solar Farm
15 Microgrids are Coming!

 Incentives

17 VT’s Energy Efficiency Programs Lead the Nation

Heating Efficiency

18 The High Mowing School – Now Heated with Biomass
18 Burn Pellets without Electricity

Sustainable Forestry

20 Sustainable Sugaring: Look Out for Vermont Sap Suckers!

NESEA – BuildingEnergy 15

21 Nadav Malin’s Top Three Reasons to Get Yourself to BuildingEnergy ’15

Energy Efficiency

22 Weatherization in New Hampshire – Easy and Affordable
23 You Can Save $1,000 on Heating

Climate Change

24 Every Fifteen Minutes a Species Dies
24 The Global Warming Cause

News, Clues, & Reviews

25 David Blittersdorf ’s View from the Top
25 Film Review: SUPERHouse!
25 Around the World on Solar Power

Building Efficiency

26 Green Builders: Building Alternatives
27 Deep Energy Retrofit: Windows
28 Low Hanging Fruit: Insulation
29 The 90% Passive House

Sustainable Agriculture

30 Sustainable Textiles
30 Compost Heated Greenhouses
31 Emerging Frontiers in Bio-Energy: Biomass to Biofuels
31 Worm Composting at Home

Sustainable Education

32 Center for Climate Preparedness
33 Vermont Law School Solar RFP
34 Joint Legislative Sustainability Resolution

It’s a Green Life … After All

35 Ingredient of the Month – Brain Health 101
35 $270,000 awarded for Clean Energy and Food Scrap Recycling
35 The “Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

Sustainable Sports

36 The Art of Cross-Country Skiing
36 Loon Snowmakers Cut Electricity Use by One-Third

It’s a Green Life After All

37 You Can Get a Crazy Amount of BPA from Cash Register Receipts!
38 What’s up with … Natural Paints?
39 Wood: A Sustainable flooring