Green Buildings

Union Square Station Associates receive approval for 175,000 s/f lab building - aiming for LEED Gold certification

Somerville, MA According to Union Square Station Associates (US2) the city Planning Board voted to approve a 175,000 s/f lab building, a key part of the first phase of the revitalization of Union Sq. The new lab building will provide much-needed lab

Winners selected for the 9th Annual CT Zero Energy Challenge

New Britain, CT Eversource and AVANGRID, Inc. subsidiaries United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, have selected three winners for the 9th Annual Energize Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge (ZEC),

Consigli completes work at Tanglewood Festival - pending LEED Gold certification

Lenox, MA In time for the start of this summer season, Consigli Construction Co., Inc. completed construction of a new four-building complex at the Tanglewood Festival. The Linde Center for Music and Learning will support

Boston Global, Cogsville Group, Eagle Dev. Ptrs. and EDGE to develop 645,000 s/f tower at 401 Congress St.

South Boston, MA Boston Global Investors, The Cogsville Group, Eagle Development Partners and Dutch-based real estate developer EDGE have signed a joint venture partnership for a new office development in the South Boston Waterfront.

Real estate owners should act now to take advantage of declining federal solar tax credit - by Craig Huntley

When it comes to solar incentives for real estate, most people tend to think of the state programs that have launched new markets allowing building owners to take advantage of solar energy while reducing their energy costs. 

Peabody Properties and The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Dev. Corp. team up to tackle energy efficiency together

Jamaica Plain, MA In 2014, The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) committed to the federal government’s Better Buildings Challenge, setting the goal of 20% energy use reduction in its affordable housing portfolio.

East Rock Brewing Co. taps expertise of United Illuminating and Southern Connecticut Gas for energy-efficient build-out

New Haven, CT Before a lease was even signed for the space that would become East Rock Brewing Company, UI energy engineers were coming up with ideas to help owners Tim and Shaun Wilson secure incentives for energy efficient systems.

Fuller Housing and FireFlower to build 358-kW solar development

Milton, MA Fuller Village is collaborating with local company, FireFlower Alternative Energy, will install a 358-kW rooftop solar array across nine of its buildings on Brush Hill Rd. Deborah Felton, executive director of Fuller Village, reviewed the options

Solar energy systems, heat waves and storms - Make sure your system is operating optimally - by Steve Bianchi

Summer is finally upon us. With the warmer temperatures New England often sees an increase in fierce thunderstorms and high winds. For many property owners who have installed solar energy systems, the summer season is the time for peak power production

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.