Category Archives: Energy

VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – October 2019

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News October 2019 In this newsletter: VTIPL’s Annual Conference Happening Soon – Register Now! Address Correction – Please Note VTIPL Appreciates Congregational Sponsors of Our Conference! VTIPL Seeks a Coordinator Pledge to be a Faith Climate Voter Vermont Climate Change Policy Priorities Sierra Club/Action Circles Advocacy Training George Lakey […]

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You’re invited! Net Zero Building Tour on 10/17

You’re invited! Net Zero Building Tour: SunCommon Headquarters Thursday, October 17 starting at 5:30pm | Waterbury, VT Please join the Vermont Green Building Network for our autumn net zero building tour of SunCommon Headquarters, recipient of the 2017 Vermont’s Greener Building Award, Net Zero Award and People’s Choice Award. This net positive office and warehouse building […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Wal-Mart, women legislators, new spider spotted and more

Short constitutions equal more trust Vermont has the shortest constitution of any state, at 1,433 words. A recent article finds that trust in the government correlates to constitution length, with higher levels of trust associated with shorter constitutions. The study also finds that there is a relationship between social capital and constitution endurance, the amount of time […]

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Ready for 100% upcoming events

September has arrived and things are popping up all over, one of them today. I’m writing with some near-term opportunities to move our transition to renewable energy along. We heard a lot of interest in test driving EVs when we were tabling for sustainable transportation at the Old North End Ramble last July. Three opportunities […]

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REV2019: Registration is Now Open!

 ICYMI – Registration is OPEN for REV It Up: Empowering Energy Transformation! Join business professionals, regulators, and climate advocates from New England & Canada on October 10th & 11th in Vermont for the longest running (19 years!), largest, and most comprehensive renewable energy conference in the region. New this year, you can sign up for B2B connections.  Attend […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – September 2019

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News September 2019 In this newsletter: Registration for VTIPL’s Annual Conference Now Open! Congregational Sponsors of VTIPL’s Conference VTIPL’s Coordinator Retiring at End of Year Celebrate Sacred Waters at Shelburne Bay Park Sept. 7 Vision for Vermont Summit: Sept. 14, Bread Loaf Campus, Ripton Two Vermont Events during National […]

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AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

I’m excited to share that AASHE has released the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), a publication that recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 sustainability impact areas and overall by institution type, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The report also highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from institutions that submitted STARS reports […]

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Vermont Green Building Network Spring networking event – June 5

I’d like to alert you do an imminent opportunity to connect with others working to make Vermont more sustainable, and to catch up on several efforts to improve our sustainability. The Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) will be holding its spring networking event at the offices of the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation in Burlington on […]

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Burlington 2030 District – Spring Newsletter

SPRING NEWSLETTER In this issue: Burlington 2030 District Annual Celebration on May 1 Burlington 2030 Case Study: CCM Building at Champlain College Welcome to new members! EVSE Grant Opportunity Other upcoming event Burlington 2030 District Annual Celebration Wednesday, May 1 from 5:00 to 7:00pm | Burlington, VT Lake Lobby and Film House -3rd Floor of Main Street […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – April 2019

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News April 2019 In this newsletter: Save the Date: VTIPL’s Annual Conference – Saturday, Oct. 26, Middlebury! Congregations Nationwide Participating in Faith Climate Action Week The Alchemy of Art and Science: Leahy Center Environmental Summit Leahy Environmental Summit Evening Reception and Film Screenings Contact Your Senator(s) – Ask for […]

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