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Burlington is on track to meet Net Zero Energy city goal

Vermont Business Magazine Summary Mayor Miro Weinberger, the Burlington Electric Department, and other city team and community leaders today jointly announced that Burlington is off to a great start toward meeting its ambitious Net Zero Energy city by 2030 goal (link is external) ...

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UVM sustainability fund helps create change on campus

WCAX6 Summary A special fund at the University of Vermont encourages students to propose and create real change on campus and within the community when it comes to sustainability and clean energy. The Sustainable Campus Fund is supported by a $10 fee paid by each student and is then...

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Burlington enters Phase 3 in creating district energy system

Vermont Biz Summary Mayor Miro Weinberger, Burlington Electric Department (BED), VGS, University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC), Ever-Green Energy, and the Burlington District Energy System (BURDES) Committee, a group of interested local citizens, today announced another milestone step...

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Energy Efficiency & Power Production: UVM Physical Plant on 'Across The Fence'

Across the Fence The UVM Physical Plant was featured in a recent episode of 'Across the Fence', the longest-running locally-produced program in the U.S. It's worth the watch! #News #MemberNews #UniversityofVermont

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Burlington Announces Scaled-Down District Energy Plan

Seven Days Summary The City of Burlington announced Thursday that it will move forward with its long-envisioned district energy system, albeit a highly scaled-back version. The city has signed a letter of agreement with the University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont Gas and consultant...

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University of Vermont Central Utility Plant: A Half-Century of Growth, Innovation, and Efficiency

Summary The University of Vermont recently celebrated the expansion of its central chilled water plant. The plant building itself was constructed in 1901 as a theater and became a gymnasium in 1915. It has served as the central heating and cooling plant for 50 years and now houses five steam...