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Concord Housing Authority Building Retrofit

To Save Energy, Money and Improve Comfort

Crane lifting units to the rooftop. (Dana Nute, President of Resilient Buildings Group)

George Harvey

There is a point where managing a project is not something that can be done on the back of an envelope. The large-scale heating system for the Crutchfield Apartments in Concord, […]

A Net-Zero Multi-Family Community

Ariel view of the net-zero multi-family community in Newburyport, MA. Credit: Hall and Moskow

Barb and Greg Whitchurch

We’ve lived two miles back into the woods on a dirt road in north central Vermont for several decades now. In our experience, some people move to this area, build a long driveway, and […]

Burlington Moves Toward Its Net-Zero Energy Goal

Burlington Mayor, Miro Weinberger, speaks at the Net-Zero Energy Revenue Bond press conference on September 2, 2021. Standing in the background are (from L to R) Jennifer Green, City of Burlington Sustainability Director, Darren Springer, BED’s General Manager, Emily Stebbins-Wheelock, BED’s Manager of Strategy and Innovation, James Gibbons, BED’s Director of Policy and […]

Efficiency Maine Funding Opportunity Invites Service Stations with Retail Operations to Step Up Conversions to High-Efficiency Equipment

Maine service stations with retail operations now have the opportunity to upgrade heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, LED lighting, and refrigeration equipment. For a limited-time, Efficiency Maine is offering a special promotion that aims to accelerate the conversion to high-efficiency equipment at service stations across the state.

“Many of these businesses use […]

Sixty Municipalities Use Funding from Efficiency Maine and The Nature Conservancy to Upgrade Lighting and Heating Systems

Maine municipalities from Alfred to Fort Kent are enjoying improved heating and lighting in township buildings thanks to grants they received from Efficiency Maine in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy in Maine. Town officials in 60 municipalities took advantage of a limited-time promotion to complete 140 energy-efficiency projects. Municipalities should be looking for additional opportunities […]

We Dare You to Look Under the Hood of NHEC Electric Rates!

Tom Belair

Owning and driving an electric vehicle (EV) has many benefits under the hood.

A quiet, more enjoyable driving experience from not having a combustion engine. Less expensive to maintain due to fewer moving parts. Regenerative braking that re-charges the battery. Higher performance that’s more fun to drive. Runs cleaner with zero […]

Save the Date: Energy Expo 2021

Presented by the Cornish & Plainfield Energy Committees Saturday, September 11, 2021, 11am-3pm (Rain or Shine) Plainfield Elementary School, 92 Bonner Rd., Plainfield, NH

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Solar Energy Weatherizing your home Heat pumps Energy efficiency incentives from NHSaves Community Power Low interest energy loans Electric vehicles and charging stations

Attn: West Fairlee, Vershire, Corinth and Bradford, VT – Insulating Window Inserts

Neighbors in West Fairlee, Vershire, Corinth and Bradford, VT are collaborating with WindowDressers Inc., a Maine-based nonprofit, (www.windowdressers.org) to make custom built interior storm inserts for households in our four towns. The inserts are easy to install, remove and reuse. They let light in, keep drafts out, and reduce heating costs.

You can see sample […]

DOE Intends to Issue a Funding Opportunity

Opportunity Accelerates the Renovation of Buildings with Energy-Efficient Innovations

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced its intent to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on behalf of the Building Technologies Office (BTO) called “Advanced Building Construction (ABC) – 2021.” This FOA would fund research intended […]

Hanover Community Power Vote on Tuesday

Hanover, New Hampshire, has a Community Power Electric Aggregation Plan up for a vote at town meeting on Tuesday, July 13. This is an important issue, but it is not hard to understand. You can learn about it at the website of Sustainable Hanover, HERE.

Article #18 on the warrant for the 2021 […]