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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

The Many Co-Benefits of a Good Climate Solution

John Gage

The cheapest and quickest way to reduce climate pollution is to put a price on it and let efficient market forces unleash the investment, innovation, and transition to clean energy required. We can protect household budgets during the transition, protect US businesses from free-polluting foreign competition, and strongly encourage all other countries […]

Webinar: How do Nonresidential Energy Efficiency Programs Benefit Low-Income Communities?

Date and time: Wed, Jan 15, 2020 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

This webinar will highlight the findings of a newly released ACEEE report on how energy efficiency program implementers reach nonresidential and community-serving institutions in low-income areas. These groups may include nonprofits, schools, local government buildings, locally owned businesses, medical facilities, […]

Window Dressers Build Events in Vermont

WindowDressers Insulating Window Inserts are built at Community Workshops across Maine and Vermont. Typically, a rotating crew of 10-12 volunteers per half-day shift come together to assemble the inserts over several days. No special skills are necessary and every simple job is taught on-site by our experienced volunteers. Below is the schedule for Vermont locations:

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Senator Tim Ashe to Speak at Energy & Climate Action Conference at Lake Morey

12th Annual VECAN conference Saturday, Dec. 7 at Lake Morey Resort What: 12th Annual Community Energy and Climate Action Conference put on by VECAN (Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network), a program of the Vermont Natural Resources Council. Who: Town energy committees, local energy leaders, clean energy businesses, organizations, state agency partners, and any Vermonter […]

The VECAN Conference is December 7

The VECAN Conference is Saturday!

For those who are interested in energy or climate change, who you are in Vermont, or close to it, there are not many events that can even come close to matching the VECAN Conference. This year’s conference is on Saturday, December 7, at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vermont.

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Interview: Efficiency Vermont’s Efficiency Excellence Network Program Manager

Allison Fode, Efficiency Vermont

Green Energy Times Staff

Efficiency Vermont has a program that anyone looking for serious work on a building should know about. It is the Efficiency Exellence Network (EEN) program. Professionals associated with it are required to keep updated on the latest technology in their fields. Its […]

Energy Efficiency Commercial Trainings

Ground Zero: An Adventure in Net-zero Energy Building

The finished house featuring the photovoltaic array solar panels on the roof of the garage. Photo: NESEA.

Jenna Batchelder

To the untrained eye, the Eisinger net-zero energy (NZE) house in Keene, New York, would seem like any other single-family Adirondack homestead. The roof-mounted solar panels aside, the 1974-square-foot home is conventional looking, maybe even […]

Energy Audit Recommendations for Your Home

This is the second in our Home Inspection Tips series

Graph and Chart designed with Energy Tool from NACHI

Michael Canavan

Now that you have received your Home Energy Audit report, how do you understand the report and what does it mean to you, the homeowner? The report generates recommendations that provide the highest […]

Upper Valley Energy Events

Green Real Estate Crash Course

Join the 49 Upper Valley Realtors who have already completed Vital Communities’ new Green Real Estate Crash Course. This dual-state, three-credit continuing education course helps Realtors understand the resources available to homeowners to make energy efficiency improvements and increase their comfort in their new homes. Realtors also learn everything they […]