SEPTEMBER 30, 2023
SOUTH BURLINGTON CITY HALL
180 MARKET ST. | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Why should I personally care?
How does this factor in my day-to-day and future?
Come to the Festival and find out - and have fun!
Eastern Mountain Sports, Green Mountain Power, Green Mountain Solar, New Leaf Design, Net Zero VT, South Burlington Bike and Pedestrian Committee, South Burlington Land Trust, SunCommon, Vermont Energy Education Program, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, Vermont Gas, VSECU (Credit Union),
Vermont Interfaith Power and Light, Window Dressers
Fun swag and lots of info about:
- Weatherization – rebates/saving money, free programs,
- Solar energy
- South Burlington Climate Action Plan
- Electric Vehicles
- Electric Bikes
EV and eBike Demos
Come look at and learn about a variety of electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and e-bikes
Future of Flight Demo
See demonstrations of systems that BETA uses to electrify aviation.
Induction Stove Demo
Is an induction stove for you? Watch a City Market professional cook on one and learn about the benefits and energy savings. Between 10am and 12:30
City Market is sharing their stationary smoothie bike. Hop on the bike and pedal to power the blender!
Library Energy Scavenger Hunt – Visit Marabella KidSpace to play a renewable energy game and win a prize.
SunCommon Bouncy House
CHAMP will make at appearance at the Festival from 12:30 - 1:30!
Festival Raffle: $3000 worth of prizes - 50 winners – we will draw names every half hour at the event (Ace Hardware, Alpine Shop, Bird Bike Share, Lake Champlain Chocolate, Earl's Cyclery,
Eco Bean, EMS, Gardeners Supply, Hannaford, Healthy Living, Larkin Hospitality, Leonardo’s, Net Zero VT, Skida, Small Dog, Trader Joe's)
Local Motion Raffle: For bike riders using parking valet service. 7 winners for bike-related products -including Camelback hydration pack and Bontrager helmet from Earl's Cyclery.
EMS Raffle: win EMS products
City Hall/Library Tours
Get a tour of City Hall and Library from Wiemann Lamphere architects and learn about our energy efficient building.
11am and 1pm - meet at City Hall Welcome Center/reception desk.
Library Curated Book Selection
Check out some great books related to sustainability and energy. You can find them on display upstairs at the Library.
Local Motion Bike Valet
Ride your bike to the festival and leave it worry-free. Local Motion provides a secure bike parking service that allows you to park your bike with an attendant and enter a raffle when you get your claim check.
Check out 20 minute presentations on a variety of topics - Bike tire repair, heat pumps, EVs, weatherization, local transport, financing, O’Brien property, solar, Climate Action Plan.
|10:30 AM||Dave Roberts||Drive Electric VT||Electric Vehicles|
|11:00 AM||Paul Lesure, GMS/Andrew Gill, O'brien/Tiana Smith,GMP||Green Mountain Solar/O'brien Brothers/GMP||Vermont's First Resilient Neighborhood|
|11:30 AM||Matt Sargent||Building Energy||Weatherization/Audits|
|NOON||Pat Perry||VT Heat Pumps||Heat Pumps|
|12:30 PM||Deb Sachs||Net Zero VT||Sustainable Transportation|
|1:00 PM||Dwight Decoster||CVOEO||Low Income Weatherization|
|1:30 PM||Ethan Goldman||South Burlington Energy Committee||South Burlington's Climate Action Plan|
SCHEDULE - SENIOR CENTER
|10:30 AM||Laurie Fielder||VSECU||Financing Energy Projects|
|11:00 AM||Ethan Hausman||CSWD||Food as Energy/Recycle/Compost|
|11:30 AM||Dwight Decoster||CVOEO||Low Income Weatherization|
|NOON||Dan Castillo||Eastern Mountain Sports||Fix a Bike Flat|
|12:30 PM||Tom Perry||New Leaf Design||Getting Homes off Fossil Fuel|
|1:00 PM||Ethan Hausman||CSWD||Food as Energy/Recycle/Compost|
THANK YOU TO :
Sandra Lucia of Vermont Gas
Thomas Schmidt Design