Energy Committee

The Bristol Energy Committee was established in 2007 by the Selectboard with the mission to investigate the energy use in the Town of Bristol and make recommendations based on energy conservation and efficiency; consulting with and advising the town about energy related issues in zoning and alternative energy; assisting residents and businesses in understanding and reducing their energy use; working with the schools in exploring energy conservation and efficiency; and exploring energy conservation and efficiency in transportation.

The Bristol Energy Committee meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm at the Town Offices in Holley Hall.

The current members of the Bristol Energy Committee are:

  • Sally Burrell, Chair (Term expires March 2021)
  • Richard Butz, Secretary (Term expires March 2021)
  • Ian Albinson (Term expires March 2020)
  • Michael Corey (Term expires March 2021)
  • Liston Freeman (Term expires March 2021)
  • Lance Laliberte (Term expires March 2021)
  • John McCormick (Term expires March 2021)
  • Stephen Taylor (Term expires March 2021)

FY 2019/2020 Meetings
DateAgendaMaterialsMinutes
August 28, 2019Agenda
July 17, 2019AgendaNEAT videoMinutes_DRAFT
FY 2018/2019 Meetings
DateAgendaMaterialsMinutes
June 19, 2019AgendaNEAT videoMinutes_DRAFT
May 15, 2019Agendan/aMinutes
April 17, 2019AgendaNEAT videoMinutes
March 20, 2019AgendaNEAT videoMinutes
March 6, 2019Starksboro/Bristol Agenda
February 20, 2019AgendaNEAT videoMinutes
January 16, 2019AgendaNEAT videoMinutes
December 19, 2018AgendaNEAT videoMinutes
November 14, 2018Agendan/aMinutes
October 17, 2018AgendaNEAT videoMinutes
September 19, 2018AgendaNEAT videoMinutes
August 15, 2018AgendaNEAT videoMinutes
July 18, 2018AgendaNEAT videoMinutes

RESOURCES

Button Up Vermont
Contractor Visit Sign Up form (PDF) – December 15th deadline!
Home Energy Workshop Presentation (PDF)
Reducing Energy Costs in Mobile Homes (PDF)

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity
Weatherizing Mobile Homes (PDF)

Bristol Energy Case Studies
Button Up Briefs (PDF)
Richard Butz, East Street (PDF)
Bob Donnis, Maple Street (PDF)
Mike Leyden, Mountain Terrance (PDF)


UPCOMING EVENTS


PAST EVENTS

Meet the Contractors with Button Up in Bristol
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Holley Hall, 1 South Street, Bristol

Button Up Vermont and the Bristol Energy Committee will be hosting a free “Meet the Contractors” event on December 11, 2018 at Holley Hall at 7:00pm.

This informational session is the last chance to sign up for free contractor visits through Efficiency Vermont’s Button Up Vermont program.

Owners of homes and businesses in Bristol and the surrounding area are invited to meet participating contractors Nate Gusakov from Silver Maple Construction and Eric Hartman from Harvestar to learn how to improve energy efficiency in their homes.

• Free LED bulb (1 per household) for first 25 attendees.
• Drawing for a free NEST Smart Thermostat at the end of the evening.
• Sign up for free contractor walkthrough home energy surveys.
• Light refreshments will be served.

Home energy saving workshops are being offered in communities around the state this fall and winter.

Link: Facebook Event page


Mobile Home Efficiency Energy Saving Workshop
Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Bristol Fire Department, 79 West Street, Bristol

Button Up Vermont and the Bristol Energy Committee will be hosting a free Mobile Home Energy Saving workshop on December 6, 2018 at the Bristol Fire Department at 7:00pm.

Tired of wasting money heating your home? You’ll learn how you can make changes and what resources are available to help you do it. You can sign up for free walk-throughs of your home by local contractors certified by Efficiency Vermont.

• Free LED bulb (1 per household) for first 25 attendees.

Presenters include representatives from Efficiency Vermont and the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity.

Light refreshments will be served!

Link: Facebook Event page


Button Up Vermont in Bristol
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7 PM – 10 PM

The Bristol Energy Committee and Efficiency Vermont will be hosting a Home Energy Saving workshop on October 24, 2018 at Holley Hall at 7:00pm. This informational session is designed to help Vermonters learn the basics of building science and how to improve energy efficiency in their homes.

• Free 4′ LED shop light (1 per household) for first 25 registered.
• Drawing for a Nest Thermostat at the end of the evening.
• Sign up for free walkthrough home energy surveys.

Link: Facebook Event page

Event Video: Watch the event video on NEAT

Button Up Vermont and the Bristol Energy Committee will be hosting a free “Meet the Contractors” event on December 11, 2018 at Holley Hall at 7:00pm.

This informational session is the last chance to sign up for free contractor visits through Efficiency Vermont’s Button Up Vermont program.

Owners of homes and businesses in Bristol and the surrounding area are invited to meet participating contractors Nate Gusakov from Silver Maple Construction and Eric Hartman from Harvestar to learn how to improve energy efficiency in their homes.

• Free LED bulb (1 per household) for first 25 attendees.
• Drawing for a free NEST Smart Thermostat at the end of the evening.
• Sign up for free contractor walkthrough home energy surveys.
• Light refreshments will be served.

Home energy saving workshops are being offered in communities around the state this fall and winter.

Link: Facebook Event page


LINKS

Past Agendas and Minutes.

Also find us on Facebook.