Green Buildings

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...

Understanding the different benefits of behind the meter and stand alone solar energy systems - by Craig Huntley

Craig Huntley is founder and chief development officer at Solect Energy, Hopkinton, Mass. ...

Q&A with Bianchi of Solect Energy: Importance of proactive maintenance of solar energy systems

Starting this summer, Massachusetts is altering its solar incentive policies with changes that will  better suit real estate developers and property owners with tenant occupied buildings, than the previous SREC program. 

Erland completes new 98,800 s/f Snyder Center - athletic facility with green elements

Andover, MA Erland Construction completes the new 98,800 s/f Snyder Center at Phillips Academy Andover (Academy), a state-of-the-art athleti...

Massachusetts Court clarifies deadline for filing for property damages in contamination cases - by Susan Bernstein

The recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in Grand Manor Condominium Association v. City of Lowell (Grand Mano) extensively clarifies the date by which a private suit (i.e. not one brought by the government)

Ayer Electric completes 2.59MW solar array for New Hampshire Electric Cooperative

Moltonborough, NH In late December 2017, one of New Hampshire’s largest solar PV array went online, as NECA New Hampshire Division ele...