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ENERGY EFFICIENCY DAY – OCT. 2, 2019

On October 2, 2019 a growing network of advocates, companies, government agencies, utilities and others will showcase the benefits of efficiency during the fourth annual Energy Efficiency Day.

What can you do for Energy Efficiency Day 2019? Click here to find out more.

NHSAVES UPDATES HOME ENERGY AUDIT PROCESS

Home Heating Index Tool and Streamlined Online Application Process Makes it Easier for Customers to Realize Incentives and Energy Savings.

MANCHESTER, NH – With fall just around the corner, NHSaves is making it easier than ever for residential customers to assess their home’s energy efficiency and qualify for incentives through the introduction of a new […]

Button Up is Coming. Will You Help Us Make It Better?

We’re currently planning this fall’s Button Up campaign!

Help us make Button Up 2019 brilliant by completing this quick survey.

Similar to last year, the campaign will happen between mid-September and mid-November. With enhanced incentives from Efficiency Vermont this year, (Income eligible Vermonters can now receive 50% off the project costs, up to $4000 […]

Revamped HHI Tool is First Step to a More Energy-Efficient Home

With an eye on making life easier and homes more energy efficient, NHSaves has unveiled a revamped online tool that calculates fuel usage and qualifies residential customers for rebates and incentives through the Audits and Weatherization program.

The improved home heating index tool (HHI), which launched on the NHSaves’ website on […]

Wentworth Community Housing:

A Look at The Upper Valley’s New Solar-Powered, Super-Insulated Apartments

Extraordinarily affordable and energy-efficient multi-unit building to open in White River Junction this summer

Wentworth Community Housing will be getting most of its energy from the sun, thanks to a 70 kW-DC PV array installed by Norwich Solar Technologies. Efficiencies are seen thoughout the […]

DOE refuses public hearing on a proposal that could gut US appliance standards

 

DOE refuses public hearing on a proposal that could gut US appliance standards

By Andrew deLaski, Executive Director, Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP)

The Department of Energy (DOE) has quietly issued a proposal that could seriously undermine US energy efficiency standards for many appliances and products — everything from air conditioners […]

Will vehicle automation help or hurt the environment?

By Kate Doughty, Communications Assistant

Many of today’s cars are already available with connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies such as adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking. Testing of fully autonomous vehicles is underway in cities and states across the United States, including Arizona, Texas, and Wyoming. And 22 US states and Washington, DC, […]

TUNE IN FOR STREAMING OF SYMPOSIUM ON ENERGY

Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century ELECTRIFICATION and CLIMATE CHANGE Transportation, Energy Storage, Integrating Renewables into Grid Energy Innovations Around the World “The Links in E. Syracuse” Friday, April 12, 2019 To hear live: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/visual-technologies Registration is now closed as we have hit our limit! 400 seats filled.

If you don’t want […]

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, […]