16th Mar 2018
Brent Mellen from Building Energy meets with Pomfret homeowner Vern Clifford during his home energy visit.

Last Chance for Weatherize Woodstock Pomfret Bridgewater

By Sally Miller There has been a lot of excitement in the community about Weatherize Upper Valley. The extreme cold temperatures this winter have really motivated people to explore ways...

20th Feb 2018
John Endicott measures a tree to determine the carbon dioxide stored in the tree.

Community-Based Effort to Lower Toxic Levels of CO2

By Dr. Lynn Peterson and Zachariah Ralph Last Saturday about 20 people attended the first of a series of eight monthly presentations and conversations on how we, in our region,...

20th Feb 2018
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Five-Town Initiative Aims to Build Regional Resilience

By Ron Miller Although “Woodstock” is part of our name, the mission of Sustainable Woodstock since its founding has been to serve five towns within our regional school district—including also...

20th Feb 2018
The kickoff meeting of the Green Real Estate Network was held on January 9th, bringing together real estate agents, appraisers, lenders, home inspectors, and home energy professionals.

A Greener Approach to Home Buying

By Sarah Brock and Bobbi Dagger Energy bills are often the second highest cost of homeownership, after mortgage, taxes, and insurance. This comes as no surprise to those of us...