Solarize Volunteer Building Solar Farm in Canaan

Great article in today’s Valley News about a new solar farm in Canaan. The project was originally planned for Enfield, but Enfield’s stricter zoning policies do not include guidelines for large renewable energy projects. Fortunately, the project is prompting town leaders in Enfield to consider updating zoning policies to include renewable energy. I’m sure we’ll hear about this project from the Enfield Energy Committee at next year’s Energy Committee Roundtable.

Read the full article HERE

Energy Efficiency and the Real Estate Market

FREE WEBINAR – Making Energy Efficiency Visible in the Real Estate Market
Wednesday June 24, 2015, 10am – 11am EST

Register Today!

As the brutal cold of winter 2015 fades to a memory, the question for an increasing number of potential home buyers is how to find a comfortable house that won’t break the bank with high energy bills.

Join VItal Communities’ partner NEEP (Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships) on Wednesday June 24 from 10:00 to 11:00 EST for a webinar which will focus on the value of energy efficiency in the real estate market and provide a snapshot of the growing high-performance housing market.

RE/MAX’s Chief of Energy Solutions, Craig Foley, will outline the importance of being able to recognize the energy efficient characteristics of homes. His presentation will provide resources that real estate professionals can use to stay up to date on the rapidly changing technologies that contribute to a comfortable, healthy, and affordable living environment.