Green Buildings

The Gutierrez Co. to convert 4 Burlington Woods into new LEED-Certified speculative lab building

Burlington, MA The Gutierrez Company has formed a joint venture partnership with a national institutional investor to develop the Burlington BioCenter at 4 Burlington Woods.

The Davis Cos. has fully leased the Alewife Research Center - anticipated to achieve LEED Silver certification

Cambridge, MA According to The Davis Cos. (TDC), the Alewife Research Center (ARC), located at 35 Cambridge Park Dr., is now fully leased. The newly constructed class-A laboratory building is adjacent to the Alewife MBTA Red Line station

Crystal Windows launches Magnus Series 4500 Commercial vinyl product line

Boston, MA Crystal Window & Door Systems has released its new Magnus Series 4500 line of unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) window and door products. The Magnus Series 4500 windows offer the best of both worlds

Cleantech meets real estate: How innovation is driving new value for buildings - by Beaver and Keally

At the end of May in Boston, the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) hosted an event that explored the intersection of real estate and clean technology. Presenters ranged from commercial real estate developers to architects to innovation executives who are leading technology companies

Erland selected to construct building for EMD Serono - the project will meet LEED and WELL building standards

Billerica, MA Erland Construction was selected to provide preconstruction services for EMD Serono’s new 146,000 s/f, mixed-use building on their growing campus. The addition of this amenity-focused building will shape the advancement

U.S. EPA honors nine 2019 ENERGY STAR Partners of the Year in Massachusetts

Boston, MA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) New England regional office and the U.S. Department of Energy are honoring nine Massachusetts organizations as Energy Star partners for their contributions to public health and the environment.

Sherin and Lodgen represents Wellesley Bank in financing three solar facilities

Plymouth, MA Sherin and Lodgen LLP’s Renewable Energy Practice Group represented Wellesley Bank, a Massachusetts-based banking and wealth management company, in the development of three solar facilities. The facilities include a 385 kWh rooftop mounted facility in Canton

Solect Energy awarded competitive RFP contract with the city of Medford for a microgrid energy management system

Medford, MA Solect Energy, one of the state’s leading commercial-scale developer and installer of solar energy systems, has been awarded a competitive RFP contract to engineer, procure, install, and service a microgrid energy management system at the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW).

Proper geo-environmental services are key to a successful project - by Frank Ricciardi

Geotechnical and environmental (geo-environmental) engineering services are critical to successful construction of new buildings/structures, renovation of existing buildings/structures, or any project requiring earthwork. Project owners and managers are tasked with completing projects on budget and need to determine the disciplines/scopes of services where cost savings can be attained.

Heating & cooling systems using “nature’s way” to provide water treatment with ProMoss - by Dan Cook

The Problem Deloge was unhappy with the chemical treatment program for Canal Place which was:  Affecting the heat transfer effic...