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Sustainability in the Upper Valley

The Upper Valley (UV) region in New Hampshire and Vermont has many impressive sustainable programs and projects. We wanted to share with you some of the sustainable highlights in the region from what we know. Many towns, businesses, and residents may learn from the happenings in the UV. There are likely more things going on […]

SAVE THE DATE Acclaimed Architect Sarah Susanka April 5

Acclaimed Architect, Thought Leader, and Inspirational Speaker

Sarah Susanka

Sarah Susanka April 5, 2017 Sarah Susanka’s “Not So Big” message has become a launch pad for a new dimension of understanding—not just about how we inhabit our homes, but also about how we inhabit our planet and even our day-to-day lives. 11:00 Meet […]

Plymouth New Hampshire Regional High School Energy Efficiency Upgrades

The Froling Energy crew stands by the new 42 ton wood chip silo which is 19 feet in diameter and 30 feet high.

School Administrative Unit (SAU) 48 in Plymouth, New Hampshire has just completed a $2 million energy retrofit project at Plymouth Regional High School. The project was designed by Energy Efficient Investments […]

Register for Free Event: Sustainability Summit at New York Build

Register for your free ticket today at:

The Sustainability Summit 2017 (March 15th & 16th, Javits Center) is a large-scale Conference, Exhibition and Networking event connecting decision makers, influencers and those exploring sustainability across the built environment, looking to build better communities and share information.

Speakers include: New York Passive House, Dattner Architects, […]

Lakes Region Community College Free Teacher Energy Workshop Nov. 10

Making NGSS More Meaningful for Students: Creating Energy and Climate Change Story Lines with VEEP and LRCC Thursday, November 10, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at LRCC in Laconia Preregistration required: (UNH Events)


The highly successful Vermont Energy Education Program will be guiding teachers to develop lessons and activities that help students […]

Sustainability in Tompkins County

Lake Cayuga, in Tompkins County, seen from the Cornel University campus. Wikimedia Commons.

By George Harvey

Here is a simple truth. There is no conceivable way we could give all the credit they deserve to the people working for a sustainable future in Tompkins County, New York.

Those who think […]

Sustainability Shines in the Mt. Washington Valley

Tin Mountain Converation Learning Center in Conway, NH. Photo: Donna Marie Dolan

By George Harvey

Solar power was a little slow to get off the ground in New Hampshire because of a combination of factors. One was a generally unsupportive set of policies of the state government, though these have been partly […]

Renewable Energy Forum This Week:

Transition 5 Villages

Renewable Energy Forum This Week:

Spreading the word on behalf of Energy and Climate Upper Valley and the Sierra Club of the Upper Valley . . .

WHEN: Wednesday, January 20th at 7:00 pm WHERE: Filene Auditorium in Moore Hall on the Dartmouth College […]

Sun and Fun Community Celebration at SCC

We invite everyone to a community celebration of solar, sustainability, and the environment. There will be food, live music, kids activities, and displays by many local non-profits, environmental groups, and environment friendly groups as well as various groups who meet at Second Congregational Church.

Bennington, VT Saturday, August 22 from 10-3 pm – Second Congregational […]

Friends School of Portland

By George Harvey

Friends School of Portland is a independent Quaker school for preschool through eighth grade serving the area of Portland, Maine. Since its start, it has been on an island in Casco Bay connected to the mainland by a causeway. It is in Falmouth Maine, just north of Portland.

Artist’s rendering of […]