Vermont's Greenest Buildings Virtual Tour, Online and Free, December 8, 12 - 1pm

  • 8 December 2021
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN)
Vermont's Greenest Buildings Virtual Tour, Virtual
Event Description

Join the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) for a virtual tour of some of Vermont's greenest buildings. During this lunch time webinar, Kate Stephenson of HELM Construction Solutions will lead a virtual tour of the newly renovated VNRC Headquarters based in Montpelier.  We will then virtually visit the Terwilliger Kincaid Residence, a net zero home and the VGBN 2019 Vermont's Greenest Award winner in the residential category. Architect Jean Terwilliger will lead this tour of her Vermont home. A live Q+A will follow each building tour.


VNRC Headquarters Renovation Project:

Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) recently completed the transformation of a newly acquired 1880s-era Montpelier home into the organization's net-zero headquarters using low-embodied-carbon materials, including salvaged building elements, recycled foam insulation, supplemental cementitious material (SCM) concrete, low-embodied-carbon drywall, and all-electric fossil-fuel-free systems. On-site stormwater mitigation strategies add to the project’s demonstration value and energy recovery ventilation with air filtration ensures excellent indoor air quality.

Architect: Vermont Integrated Architecture; Engineering: Engineering Services of Vermont; Contractor: Neagley & Chase Construction Company; Owner's Rep: HELM Construction Solutions


Terwilliger Kincaid Residence:

After a multi-year search for the right property, an 8-acre lot with amazing green mountain views presented itself as a beautiful option within a five-mile radius of downtown Middlebury. The design of the house focused on taking best advantage of the views and of the changing sun path over the course of the year, while preserving as much of the open space on the lot as possible for habitat and trails. The house was designed for flexibility, with a large first floor shared office and accessible bathroom that will allow for single level living if needed, and a sleeping loft to accommodate extra guests without adding an additional bedroom. A "bike room" separates house and garage, allowing space to store and work on bikes all year long, and keeping any combustion fumes away from the house. The house exceeds Efficiency Vermont's High Performance Home standard, meets Passive House air tightness standards, and is performing better than the HERS predicted.

Architect: Jean Terwilliger, Vermont Integrated Architecture; Builder: Northern Timbers Construction; Structural Engineer: Sellers Treybal Structural Engineers, PC

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN)
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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