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HeatSmart CNY Upcoming Events – Earth Day Related!

Learn How You Can Fight Climate Change and Lower Your Energy Use at Virtual HeatSmart CNY Events

SYRACUSE, NY – Do you pay too much to heat your home? Is your home drafty? Do you want to end your dependency on fossil fuels or chopping wood? HeatSmart CNY will be holding a segries of […]

Heating and Cooling your Home with Clean Technologies Demystified

Georgena Terry

The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) recently released a new guide to heating and cooling, prepared for the Vermont Public Service Department. If you need to replace your home’s existing central heat or hot water system, are looking for additional space heat, need whole-home or space cooling, or if you’re building a new […]

Forest Sustainability Webinar

 

Professional foresters with decades of experience have a lot of stories to tell. They have seen good practices and bad ones, well managed stands and those that have been left on their own.

After working in, advising on and observing the growth of northern New England’s forests, our panel of 3 foresters and […]

Heat Pumps 101 Webinar

New Webinar! Register Now!

Heat Pumps 101: How They Work & How They Can Be Used

Title: Heat Pumps 101: How They Work & How They Can Be Used When: Wednesday March 31st, 3 – 430pm Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2871121042402684176 Blurb: This webinar will cover topics related to how heat pumps operate, their inner workings, and […]

How New York’s State Capital Switched Off Natural Gas

Four years of combined efforts to stop installation of gas turbines for clean, surface water coupled electric chillers have helped to change policy in New York.

by Jay Egg

The Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York, was the vision and legacy of New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller. The idea for the government complex […]

Windham County, VT Grants Available

Windham Regional Commission is pleased to announce competitive grant funding is available to assist commercial, non-profit or public entities in installing advanced wood heating systems through the Windham Wood Heat Initiative (WWH). WWH will provide grant funding of up to 25% of the installation cost (including design, installation, and acquisition costs of AWH systems and […]

Just In! (from NY-GEO)

Below are G.E.T.’s top picks from NY-GEO’s weekly “Just-In” Newsletter. Just In! features three fresh news item summaries on the NY-GEO home page every Monday. NY-GEO members get the full newsletter, which includes an advanced look at the website articles, plus event listings and job openings and several bonus article summaries with links, usually […]

The Great Indoors: Creating a More Healthful and Safer Built Environment

Reprinted with permission from Steven Winter Associates, Inc. April 16, 2020 blog at http://bit.ly/SWA_GreatIndoors

Steve Winter Associates Team – Jayd Alvarez, Thomas Moore, Lauren Hildebrand, Maureen Mahle, and Peter Stratton

Ventilation on a rooftop. All images courtesy of Steven Winter Associates

As humans, we spend a lot of time indoors. Studies by the U.S. […]

Stay Warm with Local, Renewable Heating

New Incentives for Advanced Wood Heat Help Cut Costs and Climate Pollution, Bolster Local Economy

Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) applauded U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch for supporting smart investments in renewable energy that can grow our local economy while addressing the climate crisis. Thanks to their […]

Residential Clean Heating and Cooling

A new guide for Vermonters and the region

Clean Energy States Alliance

Nearly 80% of Vermonters heat their homes by burning fossil fuels which contribute significantly to climate change, are a drain to the local economy, and can worsen air quality. The remaining households are heated by burning wood or with various electric heating technologies. […]