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End of 2021 Legislative Session Recap
AIAVT's Public Policy Committee (PPC) provides an update on the 2021 legislative session
Update on the Work of the VT Climate Council
AIAVT's Public Policy Committee has been keeping up with the Climate Council as they work towards meeting the state's energy goals.
Embodied Carbon in Building Materials: the Next Challenge for Vermont’s Net Zero Goals?
by Matt Bushey, AIA and Members of the AIAVT COTE Committee
Many of us have dealt with clean-energy skeptics over the years. Folks who dismiss solar panels because they claim more energy is used to produce the panels than they save. Or that the manufacture of electric cars produces more emissions than a conventional vehicle. While these false claims have been thoroughly debunked, the argument is based on a kernel of truth: that products and materials do use energy to manufacture. The whole process of raw material extraction, manufacturing, and transportation can use a large amount of
Ryan Edwards Describes the experience of being a "Fly on the Wall" for the Vermont and New England Design Awards Juries