Please join us for the next Sustainability Solutions Café!
Elizabeth Wilson – Director, Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society and Professor of Environmental Studies
“Shaping Energy Transitions”
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Changing energy systems requires shifts in technologies, […]
Dunbarton, New Hampshire‐The Dunbarton Energy Committee, Bow Energy Club, and Community Dunbarton are sponsoring the 4th Annual Central NH Energy Expo. According to John Stevens, Chairman of the Dunbarton Energy Committee, “We have purposely timed this event after we have survived the colder weather and before we forget it. We’re reaching out to our neighbors […]
ID, FL, VA Three Most-Improved States, MA Still #1
As more states struggle with extreme weather events, the 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard gives state-level policymakers a road map for building stronger and more-resilient communities. This eleventh annual report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), shows which states are doing the best […]
Did you miss the public comment sessions on potential updates to NH’s 10 Year State Energy Strategy?
You’re in luck –we’ll be hosting a facilitated public comment session during lunch at the upcoming Local Energy Solutions Conference on October 28 in Concord! This is your chance to let the Governor and his staff […]
By Eric Wallace
Distributed Energy Resources
Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) are a growing part of the energy landscape in the United States, and they are becoming an ever more attractive opportunity for households, companies, and building owners to gain control of their own energy needs. By 2024, it is estimated that solar PV […]
In the winter, does moisture form in the bottom corners of your windows? Photo: diy.stackexchange.com
By Bob Tortorice
Moisture is the silent killer of houses. Just as with cancer, you may not know it’s a problem until it’s too late. But, in a way that’s similar to many cancers, if detected early, a moisture […]
Whether you are a homeowner, business owner, community organizer/concerned citizen, or are responsible for a municipal, school, or healthcare facility, energy innovation opportunities are available and waiting for you. Come learn about new technologies and incentives to help you take action. Our communities, state, nation and the globe depend on our energy consciousness and preparedness. […]
Low flow showerhead. Credit: en.wikibooks.org
by Bill Gauley and John Koeller
Did you know that, on average, people take 0.69 showers per day? Did you know that the average shower lasts 7.8 minutes? Did you know that showering uses a lot of water? Showering currently accounts for almost 20% of all indoor residential water […]
Many locally-sourced wood and other fiber materials were used to build this high-performance home. Builder: New Frameworks. Photo credit: Studio SB Photography, 2016.
By Ace McArleton
“The built environment can switch from being a problem to being a solution.” Bruce King, The New Carbon Architecture (anticipated fall 2017).
Folks, let me introduce you to […]
Demonstrate Mastery in Construction and Efficiency
A BrightBuilt Home in Meriden, NH. This zero energy home was built by RH Irving. This south-facing side features Logic windows and doors and a solar array installed by Norwich Solar Technologies;
by Chris Gillespie
If you live in or near New Hampshire and are thinking […]