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Promoting Urban Biodiversity Through the Built Environment

Promoting Urban Biodiversity Through the Built Environment

| October 23, 2018

by Blake Jackson The demand for urban living is only expected to rise with 68% the world’s population projected to live in cities by 2050, according to United Nations data. As designers and planners, we have a responsibility to not only prepare our cities for growth, but also ensure this development doesn’t come at the […]

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Ribbon Cutting for Energy-Efficient School

Ribbon Cutting for Energy-Efficient School

| October 18, 2018

Brookline, MA – The town of Brookline hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration for the new Coolidge Corner School, marking the recent opening of the school a significant step towards solving its enrollment growth pressures. The 227,000sf expansion and restoration project was designed by Cambridge-based HMFH Architects and includes full-scale renovation of the school’s historic 1913 building, two […]

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Eversource Shines Light on Nonprofit

Eversource Shines Light on Nonprofit

| October 9, 2018

 Newton, MA – When The Second Step began focusing on lighting challenges at its two locations in Newton, they partnered with Eversource to make energy-efficiency improvements, saving an estimated $12,000 in annual energy costs.  The Second Step, founded in 1992, is a nonprofit that has helped thousands of domestic violence survivors build brighter futures for […]

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enVerid Wins 2019 AHR Expo Innovation Award

| September 28, 2018

Boston – enVerid Systems, recently announced that its HLR 1000E-M has received the AHR Expo Innovation Award in the Green Building category by a panel from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. enVerid HLR technology was recognized for innovation, value, and market impact among green building products.  .Legacy commercial HVAC designs rely on massive volumes […]

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O&G Recognized as Top U.S. Green Builder

| September 25, 2018

Torrington, Connecticut – O&G Industries was recently recognized by Engineering News Record (ENR) on its annual Top 100 Green-Buildings Contractor list that ranks the country’s top sustainable building contractors. The company ranked 77th overall and tied for eighth place as the largest Green Building Contractor in the Educational market. It is the only Connecticut-based contractor recognized on the 2018 list. […]

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City of Lowell Joins State Solar Program

City of Lowell Joins State Solar Program

| August 1, 2018

Lowell, MA – The Baker-Polito administration recently announced the selection of the city of Lowell to participate in the 2018 Solarize Mass Plus program to promote the adoption of solar technology and air source heat pumps among residents. A partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), the Department of Energy Resources (DOER), and local communities, Solarize […]

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NECA Boston Student Chapter Enters Green Energy Challenge

NECA Boston Student Chapter Enters Green Energy Challenge

| May 25, 2018

Boston, MA – The NECA Boston/ Wentworth Institute of Techology Student Chapter has submitted its entry into the 2018 Electri-International/NECA Green Energy Challenge. Its proposal is to provide energy-efficiency upgrades to the 112 Southampton Street Shelter in Boston. The project scope detailed in the proposal includes a comprehensive lighting retrofit to LED and daylight sensing control […]

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UG2 Awarded Green Services Contract At PC

| May 16, 2018

Providence, RI – Integrated facility management company, UG2, has signed a multi-year agreement to provide comprehensive green janitorial and ancillary services at Providence College. As of January 1, UG2 services 1.2 million square feet of cleanable space, including academic, residential, athletic and dining hall facilities, totaling 47 buildings with 65 employees. As part of UG2’s […]

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Old Sturbridge Village Celebrates Solar Energy System

Old Sturbridge Village Celebrates Solar Energy System

| May 15, 2018

Sturbridge, MA  – At a celebration that was marked by the contrast of old and new, officials from Old Sturbridge Village Museum (OSV), students from Old Sturbridge Village Academy, and executives from Solect Energy and Green Street Power Partners, LLC (GSPP) participated in a ribbon cutting of a 1.8 MW solar system that powers the Northeast’s […]

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Smart Energy Dashboard Debuts

Smart Energy Dashboard Debuts

| May 4, 2018

Barre, VT – Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC), in partnership with Efficiency Vermont, Liebert Engineering, Inc., and Control Technologies, Inc. (CTI), recently unveiled an interactive 49-inch LED touchscreen energy kiosk that graphically displays CVMC’s energy usage and costs in a real-time dashboard. As master system integrators, CTI seamlessly integrated CVMC’s several different manufacturer controls, its Building Automation System (BAS), using […]

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