December 5, 2013
Please join the USGBC NH Chapter on Thursday night, December 5th, for the 5th Annual Membership Meeting and an evening of networking and holiday cheer.
The event will take place from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM at the LEED Silver Certified Hampton Inn in Exeter, NH. The Chapter will be announcing the results of their annual Board elections, presenting a review of the past year and announcing our new educational offerings for 2014. This will be an interactive event, so come prepared to share your ideas and experiences in green building.
Healthy and delicious Hors D’ouevres prepared by Sunflowers Restaurant and Catering of Jaffrey, NH will be offered. Cash and non-perishable food items will also be accepted for donation to the NH Food Bank.
December 6, 2013
Join the festivities with ReVision Energy at the Children’s Museum on Friday evening, December 6th in Dover, NH. In partnership with the Children’s Museum, we will be holding a toy drive to benefit the Dover Fire Toy Bank, during the Museum’s Dollar Deal Night and the City of Dover’s annual Tree Lighting.
Please bring a new unwrapped toy or purchase one in the Museum Shop to donate. For every donation, you will receive a 20% off coupon for the Children’s Museum store. The museum will be open from 5:30 – 8 pm at just $1 per person. At 6 pm, join us outside the museum in Henry Law Park for the Tree Lighting ceremony and enjoy caroling and a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Claus.
The Dover Fire Toy Bank has been coordinated by current and retired members of the Dover Fire & Rescue for more than 35 years. While Christmas typically conjures up visions of Santa and toys, they also provide educational aids, warm clothing, and boots to many children in need in the Seacoast area. Items specifically requested by the Toy Bank include: Toy Trucks, Stuffed Animals, Hats, Mittens, Scarves, Books, board games, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, baseballs and gloves, electronic games, puzzles, dolls, radios (clocks or headsets), MP3 players, sleds and/or saucers, watches, and other gifts suitable for ages infant to 14 years of age. Gift cards for Fox Run Mall, Olympia Sports, Dicks Sporting Goods, music gift cards or to the Noggin Factory and any other local stores are also appreciated by all ages. Especially needed are gifts suitable for ages 10-14 years old girls and boys.
December 7, 2013
ReVision Energy will be participating in the 2013 Portsmouth, NH Illuminated Holiday Parade.
The theme this year is a “Celebration of Lights” in honor of the new Memorial Bridge. The 1.1 mile parade route begins at Plaza 800 (800 Islington Street) and ends near the South Mill Pond. Our Exeter Office crew will be there to usher one of our trucks decorated with Illuminated solar panels. Come check us out!
December 8, 2013
Join us at the home of Seamus and Kimberly Higgins for light refreshments and a tour of their recently installed 5.9 kW solar energy system and heat pump water heater on Sunday, December 8th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at 10 Blackcap Road in Eddington, Maine.
Their cape style house has great southwestern exposure, allowing the 23 panel system to offset most of their electrical needs and heating needs. This is a great opportunity to ask questions of the ReVision staff and to learn more about solar energy systems. Also, this event is free and open to the public!
December 14, 2013
On December 14th and 15th, ReVision Energy will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots at Scratch Baking Co. in South Portland. Bring a new, unwrapped toy by the bakery from 7am – 6pm on Saturday or from 7am – noon on Sunday and get a free coffee! Also enjoy the warm feeling of giving and check out solar hot water on Scratch’s rooftop.
If you can’t make that time, we encourage you to come by our Portland showroom (142 Presumpscot Street, Portland) to donate a toy from 9am – 5pm Monday through Friday from now until December 14. The Toys for Tots program collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distributes those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community.
December 16, 2013
Have you thought about solar hot water or solar electricity for your home but not known where to begin? Then come to Solar For the Homeowner, a free presentation followed by questions and answers covering how solar hot water and solar electric energy systems work at the Kimball Library!
You’ll learn the answers to questions like: How much will a system cost? Is my home a good site for solar? How reliable are these systems? What incentives are currently available? What can I expect for a return on my investment? Feel free to bring any other questions about solar in general or your situation specifically. Learn what thousands of Mainers already know – that solar systems are an affordable, reliable, and sensible investment!
December 19, 2013
Stop by the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce Office for free lunch and a roundtable discussion with ReVision Energy on the true costs and econonmics of solar energy. Solar is more affordable than ever, so if upfront costs are what’s holding you back from owning your power, please join us and bring along your questions and concerns. Learn about the various financing tools available and generous state and federal incentives for homeowners, businesses and non-profits, and how long we expect these incentives to stick around.
Please RSVP to Heather Fournier at heather(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)revisionenergy.com. We look forward to seeing you for lunch!
January 18, 2014
Join us at the home of Anne Low for light refreshments and a tour of their recently installed 4.6 kW solar energy system and solar hot water system on Saturday, January 18 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM at 243 Lake Street in Auburn, Maine.
Anne’s solar system offsets approximately 10,651 of carbon pollution each year! This is a great opportunity to ask questions of the ReVision staff and to learn more about solar energy systems. Also, this event is free and open to the public!
January 25, 2014
Join ReVision Energy’s solar professional, Geoff Sparrow at Riding to the Top on Saturday, January 25th from 10 AM – 12 PM!
Geoff will be leading a presentation on “Solar for the Homeowner: How to Reduce Your Energy Bills in Maine’s Climate” and will guide a tour of Riding to the Top’s 34.32 kW solar electric system following the presentation. This is a great opportunity to get answers to questions such as, how much do these systems cost, what can I expect for my return on investment, what are the available incentives and how do these systems perform in our Northeast climate? This event is open to the public and refreshments will be provided.