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Dartmouth Revers Center for Energy: Energy 101: Fundamentals of Power and Gas

The Revers Center for Energy will host a one-day seminar on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, entitled, “Overview of the Energy Industry”. This intensive, introductoryenergy 101 workshop is ideal for students exploring the energy industry and complements other classroom and experiential learning opportunities at Tuck. There is limited space for 25 students. The workshop will cover: […]

It’s Time for SolarFest!

Join Bernie Sanders — Support SolarFest We just received a letter from Sen. Bernie Sanders, where he wrote: “I want to congratulate you for coming together to help build a clean energy future… SolarFest is critically important for another reason, too…Change comes when people come together and speak out on the issues they care […]

2018 VT Clean Energy Industries Report

The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) commissioned Vermont Clean Energy Industries Report for 2018 is now available. The report (the 5th CEDF has issued) details the number of workers in the different clean energy sectors of Vermont’s overall clean energy economy. You can download a copy on CEDF’s ‘Reports’ web page: http://publicservice.vermont.gov/renewable_energy/cedf/reports and here is […]

World Energy Rankings Suggest Countries Need Energy Efficiency to Meet Paris Goals

Italy and Germany place first, US loses ground, Mexico improves Washington, DC (June 26, 2018): Some countries do strikingly better than others in saving energy, but all can better use efficiency to meet their Paris Agreement climate goals, according to The 2018 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard published today by the nonprofit American Council for […]

Toxic Dangers of Particle Board

Uniboard is one of the leading particle board alternatives out there that don’t use toxic formaldehyde to bind its filler material together.

by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss, EarthTalk®, From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine

Sadly, much of the furniture we enjoy every day is “off-gassing” toxins into the […]

Citizen Participation in 100% Renewable Energy Goals in Hanover, NH

By Barbara Callaway

Last year Hanover, NH adopted the goals of using 100% renewable electricity by 2030 and 100% renewable energy for heating and transportation by 2050. The town is actively taking steps to reach these goals. An organized group in Hanover, the Neighborhood Action Group (NAG), is working to encourage neighborhood residents to […]

NY Sets Energy Efficiency Target

to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Combat Climate Change

On April 20, 2018, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced an ambitious acceleration of energy efficiency in New York, including a comprehensive plan to achieve a new target for significant greenhouse gas emission reductions, decrease consumer energy costs and create job opportunities. Meeting the new […]

A Real Home-Grown, High-Performance Door

Gryphon Doors – keep your home warm and tight with mycelium

Gryphon Door in Charlotte, VT. Photo: Ben Graham

By Ben Graham

At the beginning of the last energy efficiency revolution that brought about Passive House, Living Building Challenge, Net Zero and Vermont High Performance Homes, it was widely reported that windows and doors […]

New Hampshire’s First Multi-Family Passive House

Slated for Occupancy in July

Gilford Knolls III, in late May, 2018. Photo: Greg Whitchurch.

By Greg Whitchurch

Gilford Knolls III (http://bit.do/GKIII) will provide 24 affordable, one-bedroom apartments for seniors and will be New Hampshire’s first multi-family dwelling to be built to the Passive House standard.

A passive building is designed and built in […]

Energy Plan in Hartford