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Full Renovation at 81 Wyman Street

Full Renovation at 81 Wyman Street

| October 19, 2017

Waltham, MA– Hobbs Brook Management LLC has begun a full interior renovation of 81 Wyman Street in Waltham. Plans are to reposition the space, located in the heart of Waltham’s technology corridor, into a modern, amenity-rich Class A office building. The highly-sustainable building, which will feature an abundance of natural light, LED lighting, and all […]

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Northeastern U Makes the Grade with Energy Efficiency

Northeastern U Makes the Grade with Energy Efficiency

| October 13, 2017

Northeastern University teamed up with Eversource Energy during the construction of its Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC) on Columbus Avenue in Boston – a six-story facility featuring 234,000sf of lab and classroom space – to enhance its energy efficiency and sustainability goals. Eversource collaborated with architecture firm Payette, engineering firm Arup, and general contractor […]

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The Connection Helps Save Big with Lighting Upgrades

The Connection Helps Save Big with Lighting Upgrades

| October 6, 2017

New Haven, CT – As a nonprofit human services organization, The Connection in New Haven knows that cost savings can mean the difference between helping a few people or many more in need. Operating a facility for 24 hours a day, seven days a week can be costly, and any increased efficiencies can make a […]

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MetroWest YMCA Installs 144 kW Solar PV System

| September 13, 2017

Partners with Solect Energy and PowerOptions Framingham, MA – MetroWest YMCA has partnered with Solect Energy to install a 144 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its Framingham facility. The array consists of 374 photovoltaic (PV) panels, which are projected to produce 154,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy annually. That is enough […]

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Rhode Island Building Puts Net Zero on the Map

| August 24, 2017

Submitted by National Grid According to the New Buildings Institute, the number of net zero projects doubled from 2012 to 2014. Yet confusion around the term “net zero” prevents it from reaching its full potential, an even wider, faster adoption across the country. So what does it mean for a building to be net zero? […]

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Solect Energy Completes Charles Moore Arena Solar Array

Solect Energy Completes Charles Moore Arena Solar Array

| August 15, 2017

Orleans, MA – Charles Moore Arena (CMA), a nonprofit ice rink, has collaborated with Solect Energy of Hopkinton to install a 345 kilowatt (kW) rooftop solar system at the arena. The installation will help stabilize and reduce CMA’s biggest operating outlay, as the array will cover 50% of its energy demands. Looking for opportunities, Tony […]

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Mass. Electric Co., IBEW Local 96 Complete 8.1MW Worcester Landfill Solar Project

Mass. Electric Co., IBEW Local 96 Complete 8.1MW Worcester Landfill Solar Project

| July 26, 2017

Worcester, MA – In April, IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor Mass. Electric Construction Company completed electrical installations for the 8.1MW solar farm atop the city of Worcester’s capped 25-acre former landfill. The project, among Massachusetts’ largest municipality-owned solar arrays, is comprised of 28,600 solar panels mounted on 1,430 solar racks. Mass. Electric’s crew of 65 […]

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Mirak Automotive Group Installs 540 kW Solar PV System Through Partnership with Solect Energy

Mirak Automotive Group Installs 540 kW Solar PV System Through Partnership with Solect Energy

| July 25, 2017

Arlington, MA – Mirak Automotive Group, a new and pre-owned car dealership and service center, has partnered with Hopkinton-based Solect Energy to install a 540 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its Mirak Service Center. The solar array consists of 1,440 photovoltaic (PV) panels and is expected to produce 639,042 kilowatt hours […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. School Wins 2017 Green Award

Martin Luther King, Jr. School Wins 2017 Green Award

| July 21, 2017

Design by Perkins Eastman Boston – At the USGBC MA Green Building Showcase held in June at Northeastern University’s Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, Perkins Eastman was awarded the 2017 Green Building of the Year award for its design of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School located in Cambridge. The design, targeting LEED for Schools Platinum, […]

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Energy Upgrades Help Bring School Building Back to Life

Energy Upgrades Help Bring School Building Back to Life

| July 19, 2017

Bridgeport, CT – Bridgeport International Academy (BIA), housed in the former Seaside Institute for girls, built in 1886 as a school for female workers at an adjacent factory, has made major updates to its facility’s energy infrastructure to coincide with its teachings on conservation. United Illuminating (UI), a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., assisted a unique […]

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