Net Zero Energy Podcast


The City of Burlington, Vermont’s goal is to reduce, and eventually eliminate, fossil fuel usage. In this podcast series, Burlington’s Director of Sustainability Jennifer Green and her guests will be sharing ways we can all reduce our energy usage for heating, driving, and everything else we plug in.



Myti | Bill Calfee

Burlingtonian Bill Calfee has launched Myti, an online shopping platform that aims to provide local alternatives to Amazon and other large online retailers. Working with local retailers keeps the money local and greatly cuts down on shipping and packaging costs and their effect on our environment.

The 2023 Vermont Energy Burden Report | Kelly Lucci and Justine Sears

Kelly Lucci from Efficiency Vermont and Justine Sears from VEIC join Jen to discuss the 2023 Vermont Energy Burden Report that details the percentage of a household’s income spent on electricity, heating, and transportation. Measuring this burden is a powerful way to understand the impact of energy costs across the state, and where energy expenses are highest.

Transportation Demand Management | Charles Dillard

Charles Dillard is Burlington’s Principal Planner in the office of City Planning. He joins us today to talk about Transportation Demand Management or, the more friendly term, Transportation Options. The goal of TDM is help get people out of cars as often as possible and, for when cars are necessary, making that option more accessible to all of our neighbors.

Latinx In Sustainability | Cristina Garcia

Cristina Garcia is back! This time, she talks about Latinx In Sustainability, an organization she founded out of New York, NY. She talks with us what the group is doing to help underrepresented and under-resourced Latinx communities in an effort to diversify the sustainability workforce.