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A study released on February 13, 2019 by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI) identified strategies to transition New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine to a clean energy economy. Innovative public-private partnerships and new investments can spark a clean energy future that has the potential to catalyze the creation […]
Barbara and Greg Whitchurch
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the quality of the air within buildings, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of the occupants. A home that’s healthful for the occupants has the proper moisture level, is pest-free, contaminate-free, and well-ventilated with filtered outside air.
Health effects of formaldehyde. […]
The evidence in support of more healthful buildings is overwhelming. Children living in green housing have significantly lower incidents of asthma. In the workplace, we see greater employee productivity, with staff that are more engaged, creative and innovative, and less likely to leave for a competitor. And, the same concepts can be applied […]
The Aerobarrier spray system in action. Photos AeroBarrier™
As a custom home builder in the high-end market for the past 20-plus years, I have watched the emphasis on energy efficient building practices grow to the point where a blower door and tape roller have become as standard in the toolkit […]
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 […]
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Join us at BuildingEnergy Boston, March 14 & 15, to earn your AIA, AICP, BPI, GBCI, MA CSL, & PHIUS CPHC credits in one fell swoop! View the availability of each credit type on our CEU page or read […]
DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Hotel South Burlington, Vermont 1,000 Attendees. 40 Workshops. 60+ Exhibitors.
Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects. This annual not-for-profit conference sponsored by Efficiency Vermont brings together top talent in […]
Weatherize Orford-Piermont-Lyme Team at the kick-off event at the Rivendell School in January, 2018. Image: Molly Drummond.
January 8, 2019 – An annual program hosted by nonprofit Vital Communities is helping many homeowners keep out the cold this winter, with more than 200 homes weatherized since 2016. Eight more New Hampshire towns join […]
Reduce building operating expenses and solve energy problems with this 1-day “Energy Efficiency for Commercial Building Managers” intensive training sponsored by NHSaves. The same program will be in four locations around New Hampshire- in Keene on 2/1, Portsmouth 2/13, Manchester 3/1 and Plymouth 3/14. Topics range from LED lighting, cold climate heat pumps, air sealing, […]
With performance incentives, they can.
As the energy utility business model changes, more states are offering utilities incentives to increase energy efficiency by making it as appealing as traditional investments. ACEEE explores performance incentives for utilities in twenty-nine states, focusing on nine innovative states in particular.
New Jersey is one example. […]