Category Archives: Green Living

Small is the New Black – Small Houses are Hot

Netflix subscribers will tell you that Orange is the New Black, but in real estate, Small is the new black. Tiny, even. Tiny Houses are all the rage – not just here in Vermont but all across the country. A …Read More

Earth Day Vermont – Today?

Monday, April 22 is Earth Day. Here in Addison County, let me rephrase, here on the Internet, it is difficult to find Vermont Earth Day activities. Either event organizers have not honed their Social Media chops, I am barking up …Read More

Vermont Real Estate Predictions: Better than the Weather

Many in Vermont Real Estate view 2012 as the first year of the recovery. Indicators are pointing in the right direction: sold listings are up by more than 14%, our unemployment rate is below the national average, our state was …Read More

Vermont is Green in Many Ways – Take a Look At Addison County Recycling

Vermont is very green – even in winter. We’ve got Green Mountains and green minds. Not green with envy, but green with conservation. Recycling is not new here. Vermont’s first European settlers and original Abenaki residents used and reused whatever …Read More

POW: Vermont Ski Homes and Protecting our Winters

2011’s alarmingly warm autumn has many Vermonters reexamining their carbon footprints. Though the Farmers’ Almanac predicts some more white stuff  for January, winter seems to come later and later each year. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, average temperatures …Read More

Sustainable energy in Vermont: starts with energy conservation

Like the news in all New England states, Vermont news is filled with controversy – even about things that may seem irrefutably good for us like sustainable energy. The wind power debate in Northern Vermont is particularly fractious. With the …Read More

Middlebury Goes for the Green: You Can, too!

Middlebury College placed fourth in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon! When I read the headline, I imagined Middlebury College students racing full-tilt against Toyota Priuses or pedaling solar vehicles with Wright Brothers-like PV panel wings. The event is …Read More

Middlebury Goes for the Green: You Can, too!

Middlebury College placed fourth in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon! When I read the headline, I imagined Middlebury College students racing full-tilt against Toyota Priuses or pedaling solar vehicles with Wright Brothers-like PV panel wings. The event is …Read More

Vermont Green Up Day – Saturday, May 1st 2010

Across the state, Vermonters will celebrate the 40th year of Green Up Day. Read More

Vermont Green Up Day – Saturday, May 1st 2010

Across the state, Vermonters will celebrate the 40th year of Green Up Day. Read More

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