We are all familiar with the 3R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This concept of managing our waste is now taught to our children as soon as they get into school. Many youngsters are learning it at home, before they get to school.
The 3R’s are the preamble […]
Gary Stokes, Director of Operations for OceansAsia, holds up dozens of face masks collected on the Soko Islands, Hong Kong (Image: Naomi Brannan/OceansAsia.org)
Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the production and use of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks and gloves, has skyrocketed. While PPE offers […]
Flickr/United Soybean Board
Spring light always seems to reveal mess and dinginess that has accumulated over the winter and, for centuries, has kicked off the ritual known as ‘spring cleaning.’ Painting has long been a part of spring cleaning. In the old days it was most often whitewashing, which used a solution […]
Alissa White shared results of her Northeast SARE-funded research project looking at climate change impacts on vegetable and berry farms at a national conference. Photo credit: Candice Huber, Northeast SARE.
When farmers and growers throughout the Northeast go to work, they know they will face unpredictable weather. After all, Mark Twain’s adage, […]
Spring is here and Larry Plesent is ready to use his e-mower again. Courtesy photo.
I don’t know about you, but mowing lawns is my least favorite chore. I save up projects to do on my weekends and truly resent the time involved in maintaining the lawns at our two business locations […]
Illustration by Gabriel Tempesta
I hear the ice dripping as it is finally above freezing after a long winter.
The hail bouncing off my coat on my morning walk has turned to rain.
On the first warm day each rain drop leaves an animal at the spot where the raindrop touches the […]
The Thompson Field House at Phillips Exeter’s Academy. All photos courtesy of Architectural Resources Cambridge.
Phillips Exeter Academy has nearly 1,000 students in grades nine through 12, and it has an outstanding reputation. Describing itself, it says, “The Academy is committed to creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and being […]
Plymouth State University’s new rooftop solar array features nearly an acre of state-of-the-art solar panels. It is anticipated to offset more than 90% of the Physical Education Center’s annual electricity consumption.
Peter Lee Miller
Plymouth State University’s (PSU) venerable Physical Education (PE) Center has undergone an energy efficiency transformation. It joins the University’s new […]
Kramer Services of South Londonderry, VT
Interview with Stephen Kramer, Master Plumer and President
Green Energy Times staff
How did you get started in this industry and your company? What is your area of expertise? I have been in business since 2004. We service and install equipment in VT from Manchester to Stratton, Mount Snow, […]
A Thermal Image Walk-Around
Recently we were called to perform an envelope assessment for a house under partial renovation in Starksboro, VT. After some interior demolition work, the builders had noticed squirrel damage to the insulation in the wall cavities they had exposed. They subsequently asked us to do a thermal […]