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“Roadmap” to Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing Presentation

March 23, 2011, Chapel, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT, 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Presenters: Energy Balance; Cx Associates; Regulatory Assistance Project Sponsored by the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board In the summer of 2008 the price of heating oil  spiked to nearly $5 per gallon.  The price spike sent shockwaves through Vermont’s affordable rental housing delivery system. Many of us met to discuss short- and long-term strategies to protect affordable rental housing.  One outcome of this effort was a major planning effort to develop a “roadmap” of building envelope options and optimal mechanical systems to prepare  the multifamily housing stock for the potential inflationary impacts of the 21st century world energy markets. We are pleased to announce that the “roadmap” study is completed. We hope that you can join us for a presentation of its findings and recommendations. The day’s events will include a presentation by the Regulatory Assistance Project of  European approaches to funding energy efficiency. Schedule of Events: 8:45:   Registration at Vermont College Chapel/Coffee and light snack 9:15:   Overview of Roadmap process 9:30:   Presentation of Roadmap Report w/Q&A 11:00:  Break 11:10:   Presentation of Optimal Mechanicals Report w/Q&A 12:30:  Break/Luncheon Served 12:45:  Luncheon presentation: International models of energy efficiency funding schemes. 1:45:    Wrap-up and next steps 2:30:    Adjourn To register, reply to by March 16.  Include your name, title, organization, and  telephone number. Mail a check payable to “VHCB” in the amount of $15 for lunch to 58 East State St., Montpelier, VT 05602.  We will confirm your registration, provide directions to the workshop site, and a parking pass. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. All locations are wheelchair accessible. Please contact us in advance if you require  special accommodations or have dietary restrictions. For more information contact Rick DeAngelis at 828-3526 or or Craig Peltier at 828-1007 or

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