Historic Preservation

2021 Energy Retrofits for Older Vermont Buildings Course

This year, Vermont’s older buildings are being renovated at an unprecedented level due both to market pressure and to energy incentives. Guiding documents, like Vermont’s Residential and Commercial Building Energy Standards, present one-size-fits-all approaches based on modern construction that can adversely impact older buildings.  We need a coherent strategy for retrofitting older materials and assemblies that recognizes their value and nature.  This course will focus on residential and small commercial buildings with a panel of experienced professionals discussing best practices. Run as a forum, this course invites all interested professionals, from those with experience to those who have basic questions. 

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:00am to 3:30pm

Coolidge Holiday Open House

Kick off the holiday season in one of Vermont’s most scenic villages. Visit the Coolidge Birthplace, decorated as it would have been in 1872 when Calvin was born.  Winter exhibits at the Museum & Education Center, Aldrich House, Plymouth Cheese Factory, and 1924 Summer White House office.  Sleigh rides, old-time music, craft demonstrations, chocolate making & sampling with The Chocolatorium, lunch at the Wilder House Restaurant, special cancellation at the historic Plymouth post office, and children’s holiday activities. For more information call 802-672-3773. 


Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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