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An Affordable Straw Bale Senior Housing Project

Vermont’s first straw bale affordable senior housing project has been built in Holland, in the Northeast Kingdom. […]

Open House Tour of LEED Certified Home

VTrans Bicycle and Pedestrian Program is soliciting applications for projects

The VTrans Bicycle and Pedestrian Program is soliciting applications for projects that will improve access and safety for bicyclists and/or pedestrians through the planning, design and construction of infrastructure projects. The Bike/Ped Program provides funding for either scoping (feasibility) studies or for the design and construction of projects. Applicants must attend a training session on […]

NESEA 2013 Zero Net Energy Building Award

Thornton Tomasetti Project Earns NESEA 2013 Zero Net Energy Building Award

The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Bosarge Family Education Center in Boothbay, Maine has been awarded the 2013 Zero Net Energy Building Award by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA). Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, served as the project’s green building consultant.

The […]

GMP issues RFP for Solar Farm at Rutland Regional

RUTLAND, Vt. – Green Mountain Power today issued a request for proposals for the construction of the Solar Center at Rutland Regional, a solar farm and educational center planned for Allen Street.

The project will include a 150-kilowatt solar farm and educational information on renewable energy, and is expected to become a destination for local […]

More Solar for Rutland, VT – Solar Farm at Rutland Regional

GMP issues a request for proposals for the construction of the Solar Center at Rutland Regional, a solar farm and educational center planned for Allen Street. […]

Sen. Sanders states that Obama needs to turn words into action!

No one who is serious about protecting the future of our planet and reversing global warming could support this pipeline project…. […]

PAREI Button Up NH Workshop

Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative

Please Attend

Button Up NH Workshop Thursday, February 7th Pease Public Library 6:30-8:00pm Refreshments provided by Local Foods Plymouth

The Plymouth Energy Commission, Plymouth Better Buildings and PAREI are hosting a free Button Up NH weatherization workshop where participants will learn basic building science concepts and learn […]

Passive Solar

By George Harvey

There an allegory about a certain man, who was walking through a construction site, when he accidentally kicked over a bottle that happened to be standing in his path. The bottle opened, and out popped a Jinni. “You have freed me,” said the Jinni, “so I will grant you three wishes.”

“Nothing […]

Air Sealing Presentation by Tom Perry

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AIR SEALING: GOT AIR???

The Importance of Building Science and Systems

Presented by Tom Perry BSR Board President / New Leaf Design

Monday, November 26, 2012

6:30pm-9:00pm presentation will begin at 7pm

On the Rise Bakery – Richmond, VT

“How tight is too tight?” Is it important for buildings to “breathe”?

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