As a resident of Burlington, Vermont, I truly enjoy all the natural beauty that this wonderful state has to offer. I often say to people that we have a beautiful Lake in our front yard and majestic Mountains in our back yard! From skiing to hiking to boating, or simply taking a scenic drive to enjoy the amazing fall foliage, Vermont has something for everyone! So it's a natural conclusion that we should do everything we can to protect and preserve Vermont's natural beauty for many generations to come.
As a homeowner in Burlington, Vermont, I have taken advantage of the Energy Audit program with Vermont Gas to make my home more fuel efficient, thus saving both energy and money!
As a real estate agent in Burlington, Vermont, my biggest carbon footprint comes from my car. And like so many residents here in Vermont, I was inspired to do something about it. I bought a used hybrid SUV, and I encourage other real estate agents to consider buying one as well.
Please click the links below to learn about Green Initiatives at several Vermont companies and organizations, and to learn more about what YOU can do in your home to keep Vermont's natural resources healthy!
...And If you're looking to buy, search here for a Vermont Green Home!
VERMONT GREEN RESOURCES
Vermont Gas: In addition to their Energy Audit program, they have numerous tips to increase energy efficiency in your home.
Burlington Electric Department (BED): Numerous tips & resources to increase energy efficiency in your home or business.
Efficiency Vermont: Provides technical assistance and financial incentives to Vermont households and business to increase their energy efficiency.
Seventh Generation: Burlington, VT based company that develops eco-friendly home cleaning products.
NATIONAL GREEN RESOURCES
EnergyStar: National resource for increasing energy efficiency. The website includes tips, products and resources for homes, businesses and other developments.
Green Home Guide: U.S. Green Building Council's Green Home Guide including LEED Certification & Information
NAHB National Green Home Building Guidelines: The National Association of Home Builders provides educational resources, advocacy tools and a credible green standard for home builders.