A Bright Idea

Project Porchlight has launched a campaign in Vermont to promote the use of light bulbs that dramatically cut energy consumption. The goal is for volunteers this summer to deliver 36,000 compact fluorescent light bulbs to households across Burlington, Essex, Colchester, and Winooski. Senator Bernie Sanders, the chief sponsor of the most aggressive bill in Congress to combat global warming, took part in the Vermont kickoff for the international, grassroots program. He also cited Efficiency Verm

Project Porchlight has launched a campaign in Vermont to promote the use of light bulbs that dramatically cut energy consumption. The goal is for volunteers this summer to deliver 36,000 compact fluorescent light bulbs to households across Burlington, Essex, Colchester, and Winooski. Senator Bernie Sanders, the chief sponsor of the most aggressive bill in Congress to combat global warming, took part in the Vermont kickoff for the international, grassroots program. He also cited Efficiency Vermont as a model for providing of energy efficiency services for homes, businesses and farms. "I would like to see this state continue to be a leader on energy efficiency," Sanders told Seven Days.

To learn more about Project Porchlight, click here.

To read about Efficiency Vermont, click here.

To watch Eva Sollberger's Seven Days video about the kickoff of the Project Porchlight campaign in Vermont, click here.