Home Efficiency for Savings & Comfort

The basics are no longer basic, as building science includes everything from retrofitting to improve thermal gain & loss, moisture control, indoor air quality, to off-gassing, supply chain carbon footprint, materials recycling and even the gold standard of PHIUS House Alliance. Learn what you can do to affordably make your home more comfortable & healthier.

Heating & Cooling With Heat Pumps

This panel of experts for their important discussion of the pros & cons of both ground- and air-source heat pumps, domestic hot water, and the latest new technologies, especially valuable as heating oil and propane prices continue to skyrocket.

Rehab an Historic Farmhouse

The Peters-Locrow farmhouse in Clifton Park, NY was built in the 1830s and had been vacant for a decade. It had holes in the roof, water in the basement and a menagerie of animals living inside. Paul & Joanne Coons discuss rehabbing this farmhouse using energy conserving and green building practices while maintaining its historical integrity.



SolarFest Contacts: Sponsors, Speakers, Exhibitors

Agreenability — Robert Jensen; [email protected]
BCSWA — Paula Kamperman; [email protected]
BTF Residential Designs — Gwendolen St. Sauveur, EI LEED GA; [email protected]
Calabrese Architects — Elizabeth Freeman Calabrese, AIA; [email protected]
Efficiency VT — Brian Just; [email protected]
Efficiency VT — Brad Long; [email protected]
Efficiency VT — Li Ling Young; [email protected]
Energy Catalyst — Matthew Desmarais; [email protected]
Escher Design — Bob Escher, AIA; [email protected]

Greenvest — Todd Walker; [email protected]
Heat Squad — Rick Shappy; tel 802-989-3658
LFD Solutions — Jeff Mann; [email protected]
Moravec Geothermal — Kevin Moravec; [email protected]
NeighborWorks of Western VT — Melanie Paskevich; tel 802-438-2303
Rich Earth Institute — Kim Nace; [email protected]
Stiebel Eltron USA — Space Heating & Heat Pump Water Heaters
Sustainable Design — Alan Benoit, AIA; [email protected]
Toilets For People — Jason Kass; [email protected]
Vermod Homes — Ashley Andreas; [email protected]
Vermont Passive House — Paul Sipple; [email protected]