NECA Boston Student Chapter Enters Green Energy Challenge

Wentworth Student Chapter members and representatives from Sullivan & McLaughlin Companies prepare for site visit to 112 Southampton Street Shelter.

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 and A/B switching, a rooftop solar system coupled with a new roofing system with thermal protection and solar energy storage, and HVAC upgrades.  
Green Energy Challenge proposals are submitted by NECA student chapters throughout the U.S. Three finalist student chapters will be announced this summer and will present at the 2018 NECA Convention in Philadelphia, Sept. 29 to Oct. 2.  
NECA Boston member companies assisting in the Wentworth Student Chapter Green Energy Challenge project include J.M. Electrical Company, energy efficiency analysis; Sullivan & McLaughlin Companies, lighting retrofit; Mass Electric Construction Corp., rooftop solar system; McDonald Electrical Corp., estimate, schedule, and NECA E-CAP, finance plan.