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Swanton Zero Energy Modular Open Houses (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays)

Tour a zero-energy model home to learn about Efficiency Vermont's Zero Energy Modular (ZEM) Program and to discover the many ways you can cut energy costs in your own home! Learn firsthand how a heat pump heats and cools. See solar and battery storage in action. Learn about subsidies and financing options.

Visit the ZEM Home during any of these times:

Wednesdays and Fridays 2:00 - 6:00pm

Saturdays and Sundays 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Bellows Falls Farmers Market

Visit Efficiency Vermont's table at the Bellows Falls Farmers Market, where an energy consultant is waiting to answer all of your home energy efficiency questions. 

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Efficiency Vermont at the Bristol Harvest Festival

Vist our booth at the Bristol Harvest Festival.

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Public Power Day Celebration

Join Swanton Village Electric, the Vermont Public Power Supply Authority, Efficiency Vermont, and the Vermont Council on Rural Development for a Public Power Day celebration on the Swanton Village Green. Families can explore the Zero Energy Modular home along with municipal vehicles and test drive a Nissan LEAF electric car provided by Nissan of St. Albans. 

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SEON's 4th Annual Sustainable Home Tour

Discover the next generation of homes at Sustainable Energy Outreach Network's 4th Annual Sustainable Home Tour! Take a self-guided tour of homes across the state and in Greenfield, MA. Houses include new homes, deep energy upgrades, and works-in-progress.

Tickets on sale at Friends of the Sun (Brattleboro) and Everyone's Books (Brattleboro), or online. Purchase advance tickets online until noon, Wednesday, October 2.

For full details and online ticket sales visit: www.seon.info/hometour

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Vermont Interfaith Power and Light Annual Conference - Climate Action and Food Sustainability

Reverend Dr. Jim Antal, denominational leader and climate activist, and Professor Molly Anderson, Food Studies Professor at Middlebury College are the keynote speakers for the Vermont Interfaith Power and Light (www.vtipl.org) annual conference, October 26 at Middlebury Congregational Church.

The keynote speakers will also lead workshops and there will be additional workshops addressing Vermont water quality and climate change, advocacy for effective climate change legislation and “Changes of Heart” for climate action.