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We Are in Trouble

Museum specimin ( Didier Descouens, Wikimedia Commons) By George Harvey From an environment point of view, we are in serious trouble. Most people are entirely unaware of how bad things are. Studies published in 2015 gave a peek into the situation. That year, the Royal Society for the Protection of …

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Hawaii Maui College on Track to be 1st Net-zero College

{$inline_image} Over 750kW of PV carports installed at UH Maui College by HNU Energy was the first major step toward UH Maui College’s vision to become the nation’s first net-zero college campus. Courtesy HNU Energy. By George Harvey In June of 2015, Governor David Ige of Hawaii signed a set …

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Weatherizing The Upper Valley

Round Two Launches in January Most basements have no air sealing or insulation around the band joists. Installing foam insulation and air sealing around the edges is one option for reducing the heat loss and the infiltration of cold air into the home. Courtesy: Efficiency Vermont. By Paige Heverly, Vital …

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Advanced Wood Heating: REV’s 5-Year Plan

Road through a managed forest. Public domain By Barb and Greg Whitchurch On November 2nd, Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) held a press release event to announce their 5-Year Action Plan (bit.do/REVT5-Y). The event was hosted by Vermont Artisan Coffee and Tea Co. (VAC&T) at their brand-new, wood-heated headquarters in Waterbury, …

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