Green Buildings

A safe harbor gift from the IRS: The 30% federal investment tax credit on solar - by Craig Huntley

Property owners who assume they can’t get a solar energy project going before the 30% federal investment tax credit (ITC) on solar decreases at the end of 2019 will like this news.

Anchor Line Partners and JLL begin upgrades to One Post Office Sq. - anticipated LEED Gold rating

Boston, MA Construction has begun at the 41-story One Post Office Sq. Already an iconic feature of the downtown skyline, the new One Post Office Sq. is emerging as the building undergoes

Lendlease hosts ribbon-cutting for Clippership Wharf in East Boston - achieved USGBC LEED Silver certification

East Boston, MA Mayor Walsh, state and city officials, community members and Lendlease came together to celebrate the opening of Clippership Wharf, a mixed-use project that is transforming the city’s waterfront.

New dashboard allows customers to assess available energy funding

Orange, CT Millions of dollars are available to commercial and industrial (C&I) utility customers across the state to help support energy efficiency upgrades and new efficiency projects. Through a new dashboard feature on the Energize CT website

Sherin and Lodgen reps. Goldman Sachs Asset Management in acquisition of 17-site solar portfolio

Boston, MA According to law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP, its Renewable Energy Practice Group served as local counsel to the Renewable Power Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. in its acquisition of a portfolio of 17 operating solar sites

Suffolk ranks in top 20 of green buildings contractors

Boston, MA Suffolk, one of the most innovative and successful builders in the country, is ranked as the 20th largest green buildings contractor in the country according to Engineering News-Record’s annual listing of

Noise pollution is a real issue: Sustainable acoustics for better buildings - by Kristen Murphy

Just because we can’t see airborne pollutants like particulate matter, radon, VOCs (and so on) in the spaces we inhabit doesn’t mean that we can ignore them. The same is true for sound. Noise pollution is a real and well-researched issue that affects both human and wildlife. Studies show that

Solar and storage - Lower costs, back-up power, and sustainable energy all in one package - by John Mosher

Solar energy has entered the mainstream over the last several years with rapid adoption by businesses, schools and other institutions. More recently, energy storage systems are being deployed with solar energy systems giving consumers a complementary array of benefits.

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),