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RACDC And Energy Efficient Affordable Housing

RACDC recently completed construction of 14 rental units on a former brownfields site. All three buildings received the 5- star-plus rating from Efficiency Vermont. Now the group is working on models of for-sale homes on another portion of the same site. Designed to be easily replicable, aesthetically pleasing, energy efficient and affordable, they hope to […]

Sustainable Randolph

Randolph Area Community Development corporation Looks At Biomass District Heat …makes sense for our region. …finding ways to reduce the long term use of energy resources within the town of Randolph, VT. […]

Request for Quotes: Weatherization Subcontractor Services

soliciting services for qualified contractors to perform home energy efficiency improvements for income eligible households in Cheshire and Sullivan Counties. Weatherization work …insulation, air sealing, and general carpentry work in residential dwellings… […]

FROM FUEL OIL TO SOLAR POWER:

The Evolution of the Energy Co-op of VT

“Supporters Help Launch Co-op Solar” From left to right: Eric Hartman from Harvestar, Tom Longstreth – Exec. Dir. at ReSOURCE, Alicia Gant from VSECU Solar Loan Program, Tom Hughes – CEO at Sunward Systems LLC, John Quinney – GM at Energy Co-op, Peggy Treanor – […]

Green Mountain Club – 100% Renewable

Waterbury Campus Installs Solar Trackers and Innovative Wood Heating Systems

The Green Mountain Club in Waterbury Center is now powered 100% by on-site renewable energy.

Club Executive Director Will Wiquist said it was a no-brainer.

“As stewards of the Long Trail, GMC must walk the talk in promoting efficiency and renewable energy. We can’t ask […]

Ultra-efficient Drew St. home will be open to the public – Sat., Mar. 17th

Overall heat energy savings are projected to be 70% and electrical consumption is anticipated to decrease by at least 38%. The ultra-efficient Drew Street home will be open to the public on Saturday, March 17th between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM […]

March 19 – Contractor Organizing Summit

Organizing Summit of CONTRACTORS. This trade association would provide a unified voice to the Vermont Legislature, Efficiency Vermont and other groups, organizations & businesses that can affect our industry. It could also lead public marketing campaigns to help drive demand. Monday March 19th […]

Free energy workshops, Wed & Thurs this week – 3/14 & 15

SUNREI is sponsoring two energy-saving workshops in the Button Up series this week:

Wednesday, March 14, Weeks Memorial Library, Lancaster, NH 7:00pm

Thursday, March 15, Bethlehem Elementary School, NH 7:00pm

The Button Up workshops are aimed at helping homeowners reduce energy consumption and save money on heating and electric bills. Gil Richardson, a […]

FREE “BUTTON UP NH” WEATHERIZATION WORKSHOP

A free “Button Up NH” Weatherization Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 15 at the Bethlehem Elementary School… information on reducing fuel and electricity use via basic air sealing & insulation techniques, finding technical and financial resources, identifying sources of energy waste and easy do-it-yourself conservation measures. […]

Rock Wool & Veggie Oil Show Staggering Results!

This shows the outside of building and the inside. You see the brick that was removed to fill cavity and put back with spray foam as a mortar to hold. The joist cavity is filled with rock wool above .

Terry Martin, a local builder from Shrewsbury VT and Eric Solsaa, of Solsaa […]