Surveying residents to assess resilience in the town of Dummerston, Vermont
The solar-electric system on our restored barn will contribute to community resilience in our part of Dummerston, Vermont.Photo Credit: Alex Wilson
Forests destroyed by mountain pine beetles can be made into valuable engineered wood products.
The mountain pine beetle has killed millions of acres of forest across the western U.S., including most of the western slope of Rocky Mountain National Park.Photo Credit: USDA Forest Service
Some suggest that we should base decisions about insulation levels on the cost of supplying the necessary heating or cooling with solar electricity
Photovoltaic (PV) system being installed on our barn roof.Photo Credit: Alex Wilson
We’ve come a long way from the early Tyvek housewrap; our experience with the German Pro Clima Solitex weather-resistive barrier
Pro Clima Solitex weather-resistive barrier installed on our home. Click to enlarge.Photo Credit: Alex Wilson
This week’s Slow Living Summit celebrates local food, local economies, sustainability, and resilience.
The Slow Living Summit is happening June 5-7 in Brattleboro.Image Credit: Strolling of the Heifers