Win an Energy Efficient Smart Home in Rutland, Vermont
Thanks for all who entered! The contest is now closed. Finalists have been chosen and we will announce a winner later in August.
Green Mountain Power, in collaboration with Naylor & Breen Builders, NBF Architects and the United Way of Rutland County and nearly 60 other supporters, is giving away a brand new fossil fuel-free home. The home will be a 1,500-square-foot traditional New England farmhouse – three bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, wide front porch, and the latest in technology and controls.
The mortgage-free, energy-smart home will include:
- Solar panels
- Air source heat pumps
- Tesla Powerwall
- Cutting edge insulation package
- Local “concierge” to provide assistance with job searches
- Four Beast 365 Year-Round Season Passes at Killington Ski Resort
- Business and personal contacts and free co-working space at GMP’s Energy Innovation Center in downtown Rutland.
Learn more about Rutland County.
This home, built through an incredible collaboration, will be one of the most energy efficient homes in Vermont. Thank you to all the Community partners who contributed to the GMP Rutland Innovation Home. Besides the primary partners, a host of local, regional, and national businesses have made substantial commitments to the project. They include: A.H. Harris Construction Supplies, Abatiello Design Center, ABC Supply Company, Inc., American Standard, Ammatuna Family, A. Tedesco Masonry Inc., Best Appliance, Bill Lohsen Plumbing & Heating, Bissette Construction, Black Diamond Builders, Bourne’s Energy, Boise Cascade, Brinc Building Products, Builder Specialties, Camp Precast Concrete Products, Carpenter & Costin, Casella Waste Systems, CED/Twin State Electrical Supply, Chey Insulation, Clay Point Associates, Daikin Air Intelligence, Efficiency Vermont, Enman – Kesselring Consulting Engineers, Environmental Hazards Management, F.W. Webb Company, Fabian Earthmoving, Ferguson Waterworks, Florence Crushed Stone, Frigidaire, Gilmore Home Center, Green Mountain Drywall, Green Mountain Electric Supply, Green Screen Graphics, groSolar, Hadeka Stone Corporation, Hawk Hill Cabinetry & Custom Woodwork, Henry Company, Heritage Family Credit Union, Housing Trust of Rutland County, Hubbard Brothers, Hubbard’s Portable Restrooms & Septic Service, Huber Engineered Woods, J.E. McLaughlin Inc., JP Carrara & Sons, Kamco Supply of Boston, Kaycan Building Products, Killington Ski Resort, Kinney Pike Insurance Agency, Kitchen Encounters, Lajeunesse Interiors, Marvin Windows and Doors, Misty Meadows, M&M Lawn Care and Trucking, Moen, Mountaintop Inn and Resort, Omega Electric, Owens Corning, Pins Fabricating Systems (PFS Inc.), Pratico’s Landscaping & Fence Co., r.k. MILES, Inc., Racette Electric, Rebars & Mesh, Riverside Truss, Rob Stubbins Electrical and General Contractors, ROCKWOOL, Royal Group Inc., Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland’s Magic Brush, Rynone Manufacturing Corp., Sargeant Appraisal Service, Schneider Electric, Sears Hometown, Shelter Industries, Sherwin Williams, Smart Cabinetry, Spacepak Inc., Stego Industries, The Stove Depot, SunCommon, Tesla, Inc., Trex Company, Vaillancourt Tree & Landscape Service, VT Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation, Vermont Roofing Company, Vermont Wood Pellet, Warerite Distributors, Watts Radiant, and Weyerhauser. See Press Release.