Green Buildings

Bridgeport implements energy efficiency plan with utility partners and regional business council

Bridgeport, CT The flurry of economic development and urban revitalization across the city has cultivated a renewed interest in updating municipal, residential and commercial properties to be more efficient and sustainable. Since 2018, city officials have partnered

SolaBlock’s “Solar Masonry Unit” projected for mid-2020 market release

Easthampton, MA According to the principals of SolaBlock, LLC, the company’s revolutionary building product, the “Solar Masonry ...

CTGBC board members and officers begin term

New Haven, CT The CT Green Building Council’s (CTGBC) newly elected board of directors took office in January at the organization’s first official meeting of the new year. The group also elected new officers for 2020.

The mainstreaming of solar energy in New England over the years - by Craig Huntley

In the decade that Solect Energy has served the New England commercial real estate market, our company and the solar industry as a whole have transformed, and business owners as well as solar developers and investors have been the beneficiaries of that transformation. 

Margulies Perruzzi’s Buckley earns WELL AP certification

Boston, MA According to Margulies Perruzzi (MP), interior designer Alison Buckley, associate IIDA has earned her WELL Accredited Professional (AP) certification. Developed by Green Building Certification Inc. (GBCI) in collaboration with the International WELL

EZ Maintenance and Greater Boston Roofing for strategic alliance

Boston, MA In a unique partnership, EZ Maintenance and Greater Boston Roofing have formed a strategic partnership that promises customers “one call does it all. EZ’s founder Eliott Zeprun and Greater Boston Roofing’s principal Alex Lappin joined forces on numerous projects over the years.

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