Green Buildings

House at Harvard undergoes extreme retrofit: HouseZero project requires no HVAC or daytime electric light

Cambridge, MA The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) is retrofitting it...

Using the zoning law to stop expanded nuclear activities - by Susan Bernstein

Susan Bernstein is an attorney at law, Needham, Mass. ...

What is the renewable portfolio standard and why does it matter? - by Craig Huntley

Craig Huntley is co-founder and CDO at Solect Energy, Hopkinton, Mass.  ...

Dyer Brown designed Arup office earns IFMA Best Practices: Small Project award

Boston, MA The Boston chapter of the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) presented an Award of Excellence to Arup for the...

Solar array at new Monarch School of New England goes live - installed by ReVison; constructed by Jewett Construction

Rochester, NH With the installation of a rooftop solar array this month, a regional high school and vocational center under construction has...

Boston hospitals lead the nation in greenhouse gas reductions - 33% by 2020

Boston, MA Boston-area hospitals advanced public health by cutting their energy greenhouse gas emissions by 29% between 2011 and 2015, and a...

PROCON’s work on Portwalk Place phase III achieves LEED Silver certification

Portsmouth, NH According to PROCON, Portwalk phase III achieved LEED Silver certification. The development is comprised of the Hampton Inn &...

University of Connecticut unveils energy efficiency work with Eversource

Storrs, CT Representatives from the University of Connecticut (UConn) and Eversource led a tour of Gampel Pavilion to unveil recent energy e...

USGBC Mass. Chapter to host Annual Green Building Showcase at Northeastern University’s Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex on June 15

Boston, MA The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Massachusetts Chapter has formally decided the date and location of the annual Green Buildi...

Preparing your solar system for summer: Monitoring, preventative maintenance and cleaning - by Steve Bianchi

System and production monitoring A real-time web based monitoring system measures the production of solar electricity and sends an ale...