Green Buildings

MetroWest YMCA installs 144 kW solar PV system through partnership with Solect Energy and PowerOptions

Framingham, MA MetroWest YMCA has partnered with Solect Energy and PowerOptions to install a 144 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the ro...

UMass. Amherst’s renovated Old Chapel receives LEED Gold Certification - designed by Finegold Alexander

Amherst, MA According to Finegold Alexander Architects, the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s recently renovated Old Chapel has re...

Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly receives U.S. Department of Energy accolades

Boston, MA The Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as the first multifamil...

enVerid Systems’ HLR boosts energy efficiency to reduce emissions while saving on expenses

Boston, MA With the building sector responsible for nearly 48% of all energy consumption in the U.S. and global warming the subject of heate...

Environmental Business Council of N.E. names the recipients of the 2017 EBC Ascending Leader Award

Boston, MA The Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) has named the recipients of the 2017 EBC Ascending Leader Award. The awar...

Mass. Electric Construction Co., IBEW Local 96 complete 8.1MW former Worcester landfill solar farm project

Worcester, MA IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor Mass. Electric Construction Co. completed electrical installations for the 8.1MW solar farm...

Perkins Eastman wins USGBC Green Building Showcase award

Boston, MA At the USGBC MA Green Building Showcase held on June 15th, 2017, at Northeastern University’s Interdisciplinary Science and...

Re-Stream forms academic logistics division

Boston, MA Having developed an innovative number of green logistic services for public and private schools, as well as colleges and universi...

Summertime energy bills: What are demand charges and why are they so expensive? - by John Mosher

John Mosher is vice president of energy solutions at Solect Energy, Hopkinton, Mass. ...

SolarFlair Energy completes four Westborough solar projects totalling over 3.2MW in one calendar year

Westborough, MA In May, SolarFlair Energy, Inc. turned on its fourth project totaling 3.2MW within one calendar year in the town.  By p...