2018 Winter Blitz Helps Local Residents Prepare for Winter

On Saturday, November 11th, almost 150 students from Williams College, Bennington College, and MCLA participated in the eleventh annual Winter Blitz. The Zilkha Center supplies the event with weatherization materials, including spray foam, reusable window kits, door sweeps, and pipe insulation. Participating students worked in teams to weatherize 40 houses… Continue reading »

Winter Blitz-ing the Northern Berkshires!

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., November 3, 2015— On Saturday, Nov. 7, Williams College students will participate in the eighth annual Winter Blitz, a day of service dedicated to weatherizing homes in Northern Berkshire County, as well as Pownal and Bennington, VT. Organized by student interns and volunteers for the Z… Continue reading »

Winter Blitz 2015 – Weatherizing More Homes in North Berkshire County

Williams College Seeking Homes for Annual Winter Blitz Weatherization WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., October 5, 2015—Williams College’s Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives is seeking homeowners in Northern Berkshire County, as well as Pownal and Bennington in Vermont, who would like their homes weatherized for the upcoming winter. The weatherization efforts will… Continue reading »

Zilkha Center insulates Oakley Center for the Humanities

In 2013, in partnership with Massachusetts insulation contractors Energía and Cozy Home Performance, the Zilkha Center installed new insulation in the Oakley Center for the Humanities and some faculty rental properties to increase energy efficiency. Most of the new insulation is Cel-Pak cellulose, made from recycled newspaper that has been… Continue reading »