Green Buildings

Changing janitorial contractors can be seamless: Here is what to expect - by Daron Greelish

Maybe you have been considering a changing of the guard with regard to your janitorial company. Like many service industry companies, janitorial service is a highly price-competitive industry, but there is more to consider than just budget.

How do you accomplish construction without disrupting your facilities? - by Marc Newmark

So, you’ve found yourself managing a construction project at your institution and somehow it needs to get done while you keep everything running as normal. Don’t panic! While noise and vibration certainly aren’t the only issues created by construction, they are an inevitable change in the

Old Sturbridge Village celebrates 1.8 MW solar energy system with Solect Energy, Green Street Power Partners

Sturbridge, MA At a celebration that was marked by the contrast of old and new, officials from Old Sturbridge Village Museum (OSV), students...

Wind turbines may soon turn south of Martha’s Vineyard - by Susan Bernstein

In June of 2017, utility distribution companies such as National Grid and Eversource Energy in Massachusetts in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Energy (“DOER”), issued a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for cost-effective long-term contracts for offshore wind energy generation

Cutolo, Keyes, Prosol and Stoddard join board of directors of CT Green Building Counsel

Hartford, CT The CT Green Building Counsel (CTGBC) has welcomed their new Board Members for 2018. Tanya Cutolo, Paul Keyes, Ilona Prosol, an...

The lowest cost energy choice for property owners: Think long-term when it comes to energy - by Scott Howe

Like any business, owners of commercial properties are constantly faced with choices regarding capital investment options that will improve a building’s value and reduce operating costs. Investing in energy systems can offer some of the most compelling business cases due to incentives offered by the federal and state governments.

Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC completes the installation of a rooftop solar array at Whelen Engineering - consisting of 1,026 solar photovoltaic panels

Chester, CT Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC, a clean focus company, completed the installation of a rooftop solar array at Whelen Engineerin...

Skanska to construct Southern New Hampshire University’s new College of Engineering, Technology and Aeronautics building - aiming for LEED Silver

Manchester, NH Skanska has been awarded a $44 million contract to construct Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) new, three-stor...

Workbar in Back Bay has been awarded WELL Certification

Boston, MA According to Workbar, a Massachusetts-based coworking and office space company, its newest workspace in the city’s Back Bay...

Boston in Top 25 of EPA’s list of cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings

Boston, MA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its tenth annual “Top Cities” list, which ranks the 25 U...