Stamford to launch state’s first massive energy-efficiency plan Stamford Advocate, June 14, 2016 The city will become the first in the state to launch a large-scale energy-efficiency plan that officials estimate could save as much as $1 million a year. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined Mayor David Martin on Tuesday at the Government Center to announce […]
Connecticut utilities detail energy savings spending plan New Haven Register, October 4, 2015. Image credit: tpsdave The plan produced by the utilities proposed to spend $250 million annually on energy saving efforts every year between now and the end of 2018. That’s a $20 million a year increase compared to what is currently being spent annually, […]
Gita Subramony for Zondits, July 9, 2015. Image credit: moerschy Connecticut recently introduced a new energy labeling program for homes. Using the US Department of Energy’s program, the Constitution State will employ an energy scorecard to help home buyers and owners evaluate homes based on efficiency. The state hopes to have this data accessible through real […]
Q&A discusses the future of renewable and efficient energy project financing with Bryan Garcia, president of the Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority, which is changing its name to Connecticut Green Bank.
A year ago, Charles Epstein called a company to come and change all the light bulbs in his Cromwell home. Workers caulked his drafty windows and sealed leaky door jams. It helped, but only so much. Epstein, in his late 60s, kept in the back of his mind that solar panels could be his next move.
It doesn’t look like the home of the future on the outside – no quirky, futuristic “Jetsons”-style accoutrements. But the Connecticut Showcase Home, at the entrance of The Reserve at Farm View development in Norwich, is designed to offer forward-looking energy savings along with a gracious, classical exterior.