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Home grown heating – why wood pellets beat fossil fuels

In a rural state like Vermont, where the price volatility of traditional heating fuels like oil and propane can be a real hardship for homeowners , the “home grown” solution of heating with wood pellets is particularly appealing.

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Solar rules and regulations. Who needs them?

There’s no viable solar business in Florida …. or not much of one. How strange is that?

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Position Available – Community Marketing Manager

We have an opportunity for an energy efficiency and renewables advocate to lead our marketing efforts ….

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Mobile Home Efficiency

Mobile homes here in Vermont offer many opportunities for energy savings. There are 22,000 mobile homes in 244 parks scattered across the state. They make up more than 7% of our housing stock.

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Position Available – Service Technician

Our service department is growing and we will be hiring and training a service technician to work on oil-fired heating equipment ……

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Winter Heating Tips: Attic Heat Loss

It may be obvious to some but many folks don’t realize just how much heat they lose through their attic.

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The Importance of Being Warm

“One kind word can warm for three winter months,” goes a Japanese proverb. Here in Vermont we can appreciate a kind word. But we can also appreciate a working furnace, hot wood pellet stove or a shed full of seasoned cord wood during a week of zero degree temperatures.

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Better together

Fuel dealers and energy efficiency contractors working together?

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What’s the deal with heat pumps?

Richard Faesy from the Energy Futures Group, and an Energy Co-op of Vermont Board member ….

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How Energy Efficient is Vermont?

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is a quiet policy heavyweight ….

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