Following the passage and signing into law of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), New York State legislators and renewable heat advocates are calling on the Public Service Commission (PSC) to require investor-owned utilities to meet state climate goals by expanding energy efficiency programs.
Clean energy advocates with the Renewable Heat Now […]
Community Campaigns for Renewable Heating and Cooling Technologies, Part 2 Monday, August 5, 1-2 pm ET
Please join the Clean Energy States Alliance for the second in a two-part webinar series highlighting the role renewable heating and cooling campaigns play in decarbonizing buildings and in helping states meet their carbon […]
QuietCool® whole-house system. Photos courtesy of Jeff Kapsalis.
I would think that just about everyone has had the experience of lying in bed, tossing, being unable to sleep because it is too hot. Air conditioning (AC) can help, but it uses a lot of energy. If you live […]
Outside view of a mini-split heat pump system. Image: Wikipedia.org.
Matt Sargent and Bruce Landry
The first step in determining if a heat pump is appropriate should be to have an energy audit completed by a certified home performance contractor. The audit will determine costs and savings for recommended efficiency upgrades. Typically upgrading air […]
Red Clover Commons in Brattleboro, VT. Courtesy photo.
Matt Desmarais and Jeff Harrison
Housing Vermont, a nonprofit development company, wanted to create fifty-five new, permanently affordable rental-housing units. To keep their costs permanently low, they worked with Blake Group to design and build a next-generation geothermal heating and cooling system for their construction project […]
Dandelion geothermal installation. Photo courtesy of Dandelion.
We got word from Joanne Coons and Michael Bailey about a conference that took place in New York State, over two days starting April 10. The Sixth Annual New York Geothermal (NY GEO) Conference, was held at the Rivers Casino and […]
Halco installer, Shawn Hodge (left), converted William Sunderline’s (right) historic home from natural gas to geothermal heating and cooling, eliminating fossil fuel use in the home. Photo: Pamela Bender.
A historic Fayetteville home and a local HVAC contractor are the winners of the 2019 GeoStar Top Job Competition for a geothermal installation. Halco, […]
Windham Regional Commission Request for Grant Proposals Installation of Advanced Wood Heat System in Commercial Buildings Date of Release: March 22, 2019 Proposals Due: April 15, 2019 Windham Wood Heat (WWH), a Windham Regional Commission program, is seeking grant proposals from commercial establishments in Windham County seeking to convert from fossil fuel heating to advanced […]
How the Recently Opened Hotel is Modernizing a Century-Old Legacy of Sustainability
Since opening last fall, The Glen House has welcomed guests looking to take in thewinter splendor of Mt. Washington. Image: Mt. Washington Auto Road.
By Chris Gillespie
If you’re looking for a year-round destination to enjoy the natural beauty of New Hampshire’s […]
Paul Schwartz, CEO/Co-Founder of ThermoLift, showing a prototype unit. All photos courtesy of ThermoLift
Some things are both counter-intuitive and extraordinary. To understand them, we really need to have a grasp of science. So I hope no one minds if I start with explaining a couple of things […]