Zero Energy Modular home serves as ‘pop-up’ venue for energy workshops

Bellows Falls, VT

An innovative zero energy modular (ZEM) home that generates as much energy as it uses will call Bellows Falls home this summer, serving as a venue for free public workshops aimed at helping residents and business owners save energy, lower costs, and reduce carbon emissions. The ZEM home will be located in the Waypoint Center parking lot at 17 Depot Street from June 8 through Aug. 5.

 Event Schedule:

 ZEM Home Weekly Open House

When:              Each Wednesday, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 8-Aug. 5

What:               Public tours of home to explore technologies like heat pumps, solar, and batteries. Efficiency Vermont Consultant on hand to offer advice to cut energy costs.

Slash Your Energy Bills Workshop

When:              Tuesday, June 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

What:               Professional advice for reducing energy bills with low-cost efficiency improvements.

RSVP:     or call Brad at (802) 540-7714

Healthy Homes Workshop

When:              Tuesday, June 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

What:               Information and advice for creating and maintaining a safe and healthy indoor environment.

RSVP:     or call Brad at (802) 540-7714

For Building Professionals Only

When:              Tuesday June 18 and July 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

What:               Open discussion for contractors, builders, and architects to talk with an Efficiency Vermont expert about integrated systems, energy efficiency measures, and more.

RSVP:              Call Matt at (802)540-7619



About Efficiency Vermont

As the nation’s first Energy Efficiency Utility, Efficiency Vermont has helped Vermont avoid over 12 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program for sustained excellence award for the last six consecutive years. Efficiency Vermont works with partners to help our state transition to a more affordable, low carbon energy future through education, incentives, and support for our clean energy workforce. For more information, contact Efficiency Vermont at (888) 921-5990 or visit

Efficiency Vermont
Jeff Buell
Phone: (802) 540-7662