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DIY Weatherization Workshop- Starksboro

Are you ready for winter? Come to this informal workshop to get some practical, hands-on guidance on how you can reduce heating and cooling costs in your home through do-it-yourself measures, including weather stripping your doors and windows, sealing the air leaks in your basement and attic, and installing interior storm windows.  Free weather stripping will be provided to all participants.  The workshop will be led by Li Ling, Energy Consultant for Efficiency Vermont.  The workshop will be held at Starksboro First Baptist Church on 1/23 at 7pm.

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Healthy Homes Vermont Workshop- Craftsbury

Cold, damp homes exacerbate chronic health conditions like COPD, asthma, and other repository illnesses. Healthcare providers around the country are recognizing the benefits of working with energy efficiency partners to weatherize homes of vulnerable patients. Come to this informal workshop to learn about the Healthy Homes Vermont pilot that wraps several assessments into a single, powerful bundle. This workshop will be given by an Efficiency Vermont healthy home performance expert and describes their partnership between an experienced weatherization auditor and a hospital staff member.  All three individuals work together to understand a patient’s environment, and then pinpoint opportunities for cost savings and health benefits through the installation of free energy efficiency measures.  The workshop will be led by Bruce Courtot, Energy Consultant with Efficiency Vermont.  The workshop will be held at Craftsbury Public Library at 12 Church Ln in Craftsbury Common from 7:00pm – 8:30 p.m.

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Button Up Vermont Workshop-Peacham

Come to this informal workshop to learn about how homes lose energy and discover opportunities for saving money on your energy bills. This workshop will cover low-cost tips, air sealing and insulation, and financial and technical resources. The workshop will be led by Bruce Courtot, Energy Consultant with Efficiency Vermont. Michael Trudeau, an energy contractor who does air sealing and insulation, will give some insights from the contractor’s perspective.  The workshop will be held at Peacham Library in Peacham from 7:00-8:30 pm on Thursday, January 24th. The workshop is co-sponsored by Efficiency Vermont in partnership with the Peacham Energy Committee. 

06-07

2019 Better Buildings by Design

Save the Date! Better Buildings by Design (BBD) is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects.

06-07

ZEM On Tour

Ever wondered how healthy, comfortable, and resilient a new home could be? Efficiency Vermont is bringing the traveling Zero Energy Modular (ZEM) model home to our annual Better Buildings by Design conference, and members of the public are welcome to visit. Come tour an all-electric ZEM home that makes as much energy as it uses, see solar and battery storage in action, and learn about associated affordable housing opportunities here in Vermont. The model home features a ramp for accessibility.

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Ryegate Winter Carnival

The Ryegate Winter Carnival is the biggest town event of the year.  There will be food - a chili cook off, a bonfire for hotdogs and marshmellows, cocoa and coffee.  For fun their are horse sleigh and snow machine rides, ice skating, cross country skiing. Visit with an Efficiency Vermont representative to learn how to save energy in your home or business.

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Mobile Home Efficiency Workshop- Craftsbury

Find More Comfort and Lower Energy Costs in Your Mobile Home - Come to this informal workshop to learn about opportunities to improve your home with a focus on do-it-yourself. This workshop will cover low-cost tips, heating system repairs, and financial and technical resources. The workshop will be led by Jennifer Severidt, Energy Consultant for Efficiency Vermont.  The workshop will be held at Craftsbury Public Library in Craftsbury Common from 7pm – 8:30pm.