Green Buildings

AAI standard revised for tracts of forest and rural lands - by Susan Bernstein

Likely to become effective September 17, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revised the All Appropriate Inquiry Standard (AAI) for large tracts of forestland and rural property.

FireFlower Alternative Energy completes construction on 1,170 solar panel project

Woburn, MA Local company, FireFlower Alternative Energy, has partnered with Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply and MassAmerican Energy ...

From SRECs to SMART: MA overhauling solar incentive program - Still time to qualify for SRECS - by Craig Huntley

For the last seven years, Massachusetts has run an extremely successful incentive program to promote the adoption of clean solar energy across the state based on solar renewable energy certificates (SRECs).

Hobbs Brook Management earns Energy Star certification for superior energy performance

Waltham, MA According to Hobbs Brook Management LLC, a commercial property management and development firm specializing in leasing, construc...

Top ten environmental conditions that can derail property transactions - Part 1 - by Frank Ricciardi

Real estate professionals are extremely dedicated and work very hard to successfully complete property transactions and development projects.

MetroWest YMCA installs 144 kW solar PV system through partnership with Solect Energy and PowerOptions

Framingham, MA MetroWest YMCA has partnered with Solect Energy and PowerOptions to install a 144 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the ro...

UMass. Amherst’s renovated Old Chapel receives LEED Gold Certification - designed by Finegold Alexander

Amherst, MA According to Finegold Alexander Architects, the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s recently renovated Old Chapel has re...

Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly receives U.S. Department of Energy accolades

Boston, MA The Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as the first multifamil...

enVerid Systems’ HLR boosts energy efficiency to reduce emissions while saving on expenses

Boston, MA With the building sector responsible for nearly 48% of all energy consumption in the U.S. and global warming the subject of heate...

Environmental Business Council of N.E. names the recipients of the 2017 EBC Ascending Leader Award

Boston, MA The Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) has named the recipients of the 2017 EBC Ascending Leader Award. The awar...