Green Buildings

Fully utilize your real estate assets through solar energy - Turn your roof into a revenue generator - by Craig Huntley

Real estate developers and building owners recognize that they need to maximize every s/f of their real estate assets. Solar energy offers a number of innovative ways to better utilize underused assets and provide benefits to both owners and tenants.

DiPrete Engineering is working on over 30 solar projects in Mass. and R.I.

Cranston, RI Solar development projects in the states of Mass. and R.I. are increasing at a substantial rate. The American Council for an En...

ReVision to install solar for Nashua Soup Kitchen

Nashua, NH The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter (NSKS) is set to become the first solar-powered nonprofit organization ...

How to get best financial outcome while “going green” - by Udi Meirav

With energy use in commercial buildings accounting for nearly 20% of total U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at a cost of more than $100 billion per year, and global warming the heated subject of national discourse, the sector is under growing pressure to make a difficult decision – produce the best financial outcomes, or increase their building costs to “go green” and boost energy efficiency to reduce carbon emissions. 

Union Investment Real Estate’s 440,000 s/f 101 Seaport Blvd. awarded LEED Platinum certification

Boston, MA According to CBRE/New England , 101 Seaport Blvd. has been awarded LEED Platinum certification, the highest LEED rating level pos...

AAI standard revised for tracts of forest and rural lands - by Susan Bernstein

Likely to become effective September 17, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revised the All Appropriate Inquiry Standard (AAI) for large tracts of forestland and rural property.

FireFlower Alternative Energy completes construction on 1,170 solar panel project

Woburn, MA Local company, FireFlower Alternative Energy, has partnered with Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply and MassAmerican Energy ...

From SRECs to SMART: MA overhauling solar incentive program - Still time to qualify for SRECS - by Craig Huntley

For the last seven years, Massachusetts has run an extremely successful incentive program to promote the adoption of clean solar energy across the state based on solar renewable energy certificates (SRECs).

Hobbs Brook Management earns Energy Star certification for superior energy performance

Waltham, MA According to Hobbs Brook Management LLC, a commercial property management and development firm specializing in leasing, construc...

Top ten environmental conditions that can derail property transactions - Part 1 - by Frank Ricciardi

Real estate professionals are extremely dedicated and work very hard to successfully complete property transactions and development projects.