March 21st, 2015 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, New Hampshire 10 FREE PASSES for NEW attendees of the LES Conference from energy committees, municipalities and schools. Contact Leigh to receive your free pass by 4PM Wednesday, March 18th. Session Highlight Renewable and Energy Efficiency Projects: RFP to Implementation […]
Are there for YOU! Regional and National: New England Weatherization’s website has assistance pages for Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Links to the page are in the column on the left side of the home page, near the bottom. newenglandweatherization.com The US Department of Energy has a map to information on Energy Efficiency and […]
Moniz Calls eHome “Pathway to the Future;” GMP Plans to Extend Pilot to 99 More Vermont Homes This Year
RUTLAND, VT–(Marketwired – May 16, 2014) – Joined by U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Green Mountain Power today announced a new initiative called “eHome,” a first in the nation holistic home energy services program. The first […]
What an incredible year for DOE Challenge Home! In 2013, we launched new national program requirements in January and then hung on for an incredible ride. Over the last twelve months we introduced a new Zero Energy Ready Home training program with over 30 sessions across the country; developed a customizable homebuyer brochure that […]
GMP Energy Innovation Center heralds new day in Rutland, energy
RUTLAND, Vt. – Calling it a symbol of Rutland’s fast-growing revitalization and a key to Green Mountain Power’s and its customers’ energy future, local and GMP leaders today opened the new downtown Energy Innovation Center.
“Just as we revitalized this once blighted space, the EIC […]
I want to encourage you to attend tomorrow’s FREE Button Up Home Energy Saving Workshop, where I will be presenting on basic building science concepts and how to undertake basic air sealing, insulation, and conservation measures to reduce energy use, save money and increase home comfort:
WHEN – Tuesday, November 19 WHERE – […]
The inaugural DOE Housing Innovation Awards were presented on October 4, 2013 during the Solar Decathlon in Irvine, California. Nineteen DOE Challenge Home Builders were recognized for 21 amazing homes. Each one of these homes is highlighted in a case study. Learn how these outstanding builders are leading the race to zero energy ready homes. […]
What About Net-Negative?
By George Harvey
Many people question whether a zero-energy building is really possible. In fact, it is not really hard to imagine, if you think about it. And it is not all that hard to do – lots of people do it.
To achieve zero-energy does not really mean using no power […]
Paul Scheckel, Author, The Homeowner’s Energy Handbook
A typical energy-efficiency project for many homeowners is to install new windows. It might seem like a no-brainer, but if you are among these homeowners, consider your options and motivations. Window replacement solely for the sake of energy cost savings is not often the best place to invest […]