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USGBC NH Nov 12 Green Eggs Breakfast Event
Join the USGBC NH Chapter Thursday, November 12 7:30-9:00 am for a tour of EMD Millipore’s biomass central heat plant. Where? 11 Prescott Road, Jaffrey, NH EMD Millipore’s biomass central heat plant supplies steam for all heating and process needs of the Jaffrey site, eliminating the use of over 400,000 gallons of oil annually. The […] More ›
Plan NH announces Municipal Technical Assistance program for housing options
Plan New Hampshire, in partnership with New Hampshire Housing, is pleased to announce the creation of a new initiative, the NH Municipal Technical Assistance Program.  Its purpose is to provide funding for municipalities who wish to increase housing options for households with diverse needs and income levels. Grants of $2500 to $10,000 will be available […] More ›
Appraising, Selling & Financing Buildings with Energy Efficient & Renewable Energy Features
Join the Vermont Green Homes Alliance (VGHA) for the 2015 Green Real Estate Symposium on October 29th at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vermont. The Symposium titled will bring together nationally-recognized speakers for a day of sessions and panel discussions on trending topics such as residential green evaluation tools, the emerging market of high […] More ›
NHBSR presents NH and the Clean Power Plan Sept 23
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 – 12:00pm to 2:30pm Eversource Energy Park 780 Commercial Street Manchester New Hampshire 03101 Rob Werner 603-674-9810 The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) recently released the Clean Power Plan, designed to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants 32 percent by 2030. Each state has considerable flexibility to meet this goal; […] More ›
Green Eggs Breakfast Forum Sept 16: Commissioning for High Performance Buildings
Wednesday September 16 at Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth 7:30 AM Commissioning for High Performance Buildings Building systems commissioning is a term familiar to those involved in sustainability, but many wish to learn more about the process and its benefits.  This presentation will describe the commissioning process, why it is necessary for high performance […] More ›
Surgeon General to announce a Call to Action on September 9
(A Call to Action [from the Surgeon General] is a science-based document to stimulate action nationwide to solve a major public health problem.) On  Wednesday, September 9, 2015, Dr. Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of the US, will call on all of us to walk more. According to a communication from the National Physical Activity Society, […] More ›
Granger Fellowship awardee earns national recognition for his tiny house
Rob Dunn, of Henniker, who earned a Granger Fellowship award earlier this year through Plan NH’s Scholarship and Fellowship Program, has received recognition in media across the country for his tiny house, in which he lives as he continues his studies at Green Mountain College in Vermont. A story about him and his tiny house […] More ›
HEAL NH Conference Early Bird registration now open
Leadership for Policy and System Change: Working together for equitable access to healthy food and opportunities to be active is the theme for this year’s HEAL NH Conference, to be held on Friday, October 1 at the Grappone Center in  Concord.  The keynote speaker is Bill Purcell, former mayor of Nashville and current Institute of Medicine […] More ›
Plan NH to conduct a community planning and design charrette in Laconia August 28 and 29
On Friday and Saturday, August 28 and 29, a team of Plan NH members and others will gather with Laconia Planner Shanna Saunders and her team to hold a community planning and design charrette. Building on the extensive work that the City has been doing with the Orton Family Foundation, and in conjunction with an […] More ›
Meet the DOT Chiefs of Northern New England Sept 17 over breakfast