Green Buildings

New England energy efficiency rebates & incentives - by Hall and Ricciardi

In his recent state of the union address, governor Charlie Baker from Massachusetts discussed an ambitious goal of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Such a goal will require sweeping changes to our transportation and real estate industries to

Mass. ranks fourth in the U.S. for LEED Green Building according to U.S. Green Building Council

Boston, MA Securing its status as a national green building leader, Massachusetts has taken fourth place on the annual list of the Top 10 States for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design(LEED). The new list, presented by the U.S. Green Building Council

How to finance solar energy for your real estate - by Craig Huntley

Many of the financing methods applicable to real estate and property management projects also apply to solar energy projects. But in addition, as the solar industry has matured, new and innovative financing instruments have been created that enable businesses

Lincoln School breaks ground on sustainable Little School expansion - part of $5m Building Beginnings campaign

Lincoln, RI Lincoln School has broken ground on a state-of-the-art Little School expansion, a 4,700 s/f facility that stands as a testament to the school’s best-in-class Little School and Early Childhood program. Little School

EQ’s Willis Tower becomes largest building to earn LEED Platinum

Chicago, IL According to EQ Office (EQ), a U.S. office portfolio company wholly owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds, Willis Tower is now the largest building in the United States to earn the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design’s (LEED) Platinum designation.

Business lessons learned in 10 years - Solect Energy looking ahead to another successful decade - by Craig Huntley

The start of the year 2020 has Solect Energy looking ahead to another successful decade of helping real estate developers, property owners and facility managers improve their bottom lines with solar energy. But it also has us looking back as we celebrate ten years in business

The USGBC celebrates new LEED milestone: Surpasses 100,000 commercial green buildings

Boston, MA  The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is celebrating a new LEED milestone, it has surpassed 100,000 registered and certified LEED commercial projects.

Lafrance Hospitality engages Fairbanks Energy Services to design efficiency solutions for Hampton Inn & Suites

Plymouth, MA Fairbanks Energy Services, a full-service design/build energy efficiency firm and developer of comprehensive commercial and industrial projects, has completed comprehensive energy solutions with Lafrance Hospitality.

The Baker-Polito Administration presents $1.73m in awards to support energy efficient new construction

Boston, MA The Baker-Polito Administration has placed $1.73 million in awards to support energy efficient new construction for affordable housing developments in six cities and towns built to Passive House standards. The grants, awarded to eight affordable housing developments

Smart Roofs Solar Inc. purchases office for $600,000

Monroe, CT Smart Roofs Solar Inc. has purchased the former Carpenter’s Union Building located at 618 Main St., for $600,000, according to Jon Angel, president of Angel Commercial, LLC.