Bright Idea grant helps Ambler Farm's yellow farmhouse

Thanks to a Bright Idea grant, the yellow farmhouse at Ambler Farm will soon be fully insulated.

The town received the grant through its participation in Clean Energy Communities, a statewide Energize Connecticut program administered by CL&P and Yankee Gas.

The town will use the grant to install high-efficiency insulation inside the popular farmhouse, which will keep it warm during the winter and cool during the summer — greatly decreasing the cost of heating and cooling the currently un-insulated home.

Currenlty the Yellow House is inhabited by one of Ambler Farm’s employees and his family — but the building proper is technically a town property.

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