Specialized Building Code

At town meeting on May 6, 2024, registered voters will be asked to approve article 36, the Specialized Building Code that ensures electrification and therefore reduced fossil fuel use in new construction. Approval is critical to achieving the Net Zero target of 2045. The Select Board voted to endorse the code. For details about the code, see This is one of the easiest actions we can take to help address climate change - do your part and vote at annual town meeting.

Use less energy and use energy from greener sources

To meet greenhouse gas emission targets, more sustainable living spaces are needed, along with more sustainable forms of transportation and other measures for saving energy and using greener energy.