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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 […]

Better Building By Design: Feb 6 & 7, 2019

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 […]

Vital Communities Partners with Eight Towns for Third Round of Weatherize Upper Valley

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 […]

Upcoming Commercial Energy Efficiency Trainings

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, […]

Can Utilities Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Their Core Business?

With performance incentives, they can.

Grace Relf

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. […]

ArchitectureBoston Expo Takes Place This Week in Boston

ABX | ArchitectureBoston Expo 2018, November 28-29, 2018

ABX is the largest design and construction tradeshow and conference in the Northeast.

The show will take place in Hall A at the Boston Convention & Event Center in Boston.

Held annually in Boston, the two-day show draws 8,000 professionals across all AEC disciplines to meet face-to-face […]

Historic Home in Deerfield, MA Gets Retrofit and Restoration

It may be hard to believe this house, dating to before 1740 is a net-zero energy user. Photos courtesy of Kent Hicks Construction.

George Harvey

New houses with net-zero energy use are getting to be increasingly common. On the other hand, New England is full of old houses that really should be […]

R.H. Irving HomeBuilders Wins First Place Award

NHSaves Drive to Net Zero Home Competition winners. Bob Irving is shown in the back row (red shirt and beard) holding his first place award. Courtesy photo.

By George Harvey

Bob Irving, of R.H. Irving HomeBuilders in Salisbury, New Hampshire, has been building high performance homes for over thirty years. His goal […]

Cool Ways LEDs are Helping the Planet

Green Energy Times Staff

It seems like every time we turn around, we get another impressive update from LEDdynamics. It was just last April that we published our latest article on one of their products, “LEDdynamics™ Gro-Lights” (bit.ly/leddynamics-grow-lights). Now, we have something exciting to share.

Some time ago, LEDdynamics acquired another company, […]

Boral Tru-Exterior Siding

A Recycled, Green Option from a Green Manufacturer

Both of these homes are in Massachusetts, and each features two different kinds of TruExterior Siding. The modern-style earth-sheltered home features TruExterior Siding Nickel Gap and Channel profiles. The white house features TruExterior Siding Channel Bevel profile and Shiplap profile in a vertical orientation. Courtesy images: […]