Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Air-Source Heat Pumps, Part 2: Water Heaters

By Tad Montgomery

In addition to heating and cooling buildings, air source heat pumps (ASHP’s) can be used for the heating water. Conventional electric water heaters can be converted, but it is more efficient to use one made for the purpose. The ASHP typically draws heat from the basement where it is located and delivers […]

“Just Right Depth” Energy Retrofit & Home Addition

This event, originally scheduled for Monday, October 29, was postponed due to weather.

Please join us this FRIDAY, November 2 after work from 4:00 to 7:00, or Saturday anytime from noon to 3:00.

Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you!

“Just Right Depth” Energy Retrofit & Home […]

Energy Services Field Experiences being offered by PAREI

Attn: Newly trained energy professionals, property managers, building supply employees. observe or assist a BPI certified Energy Auditor while they conduct a final post-retrofit Blower Door Test at two local homes in Plymouth, NH […]

Product Review – Old Fashioned Milk Paint

By Lauren M. LoSchiavo

The accounting of this project is an unbiased, opinion of the usability, durability, and overall visual effects of the “Old Fashioned Milk Paint” product.

After agreeing to do the project, which included covering a high ceiling stairwell, and landing area, Anne Thibeau, President of the company, asked for the total square […]

Creating a Zero Energy House from a Historic Shell

Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 4pm,

Community Building in Enfield (Rt4 / Main St) Reception following at the house, 78 Main St, Enfield

The talk is free; rsvp is requested (but not required):

Please join me on Sunday, June 3rd for a presentation call “Creating a Zero Energy Building from a Historic Shell”. This […]

Cold Cape?

Left: roof rafters and dormer sides

Cape style homes are classic and plentiful here in Northern New England, originating in the 1700’s as a practical, sturdy style home to withstand our weather. Unfortunately, they have those cold kneewall areas. These kneewalls are usually 2×4 construction with R-11 fiberglass and the cold air easily […]

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… […]

Lighting Retrofits

By Adam Fortier

We find ourselves today constantly trying to make environmentally conscious choices while struggling with the costs of “going green”. Unfortunately, it seems that the ability to be green comes with a price tag that has many of us struggling between the moral choice and the affordable one. Reductions in your energy consumption […]

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 […]