Tag: energyefficient

New Technology Addresses Shared Air in Buildings

New Technology Addresses Shared Air in Buildings

| May 13, 2020

Marion, MA – South Coast Improvement Company (SCI), a design-build general contractor serving New England and the Mid-Atlantic states, recently announced its SCI-Wave offering to address the issue of shared air, one of the biggest issues for assisted living facilities, businesses, universities, retailers, hotels, and healthcare centers during the Covid-19 crisis and life afterwards. Developed […]

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Extended Care to Reduce Energy Use

Extended Care to Reduce Energy Use

| January 10, 2020

Boston – Sudbury Pines Extended Care ended the year with a more than 25% reduction in energy use following a partnership with Eversource. The family-owned small business is now a more efficient year-round environment for guests, families and employees, all while reducing its environmental impact and saving $18,000 in yearly energy costs. The energy efficiency […]

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Revere Mixed-Income Rental Housing Receives Financing

Revere Mixed-Income Rental Housing Receives Financing

| December 12, 2019

Boston – MassHousing has committed $7.9 million in affordable housing financing to the non-profit The Neighborhood Developers (TND) for the construction of the 571 Revere Street in Revere. The MassHousing financing will allow The Neighborhood Developers to construct 51 units of new affordable housing for households across a broad range of incomes, including 19 new workforce […]

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$1.73M in Awards Announced to Support Energy Efficient Construction

| November 7, 2019

Boston – The Baker-Polito Administration announced $1.73 million in awards to support energy efficient new construction for affordable housing developments in six cities and towns built to Passive House standards. The grants, awarded to eight affordable housing developments in Cambridge, Gloucester, Hanson, Northampton, Holbrook and Boston totaling 540 high-efficiency units, provide energy savings and improved […]

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RISD Opens North Hall Residential Facility

RISD Opens North Hall Residential Facility

| September 19, 2019

Providence, RI – Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, celebrates the opening of Rhode Island School of Design’s (RISD) North Hall, the college’s first newly constructed residential facility to open in 34 years. The first cross-laminated timber (CLT)-steel hybrid residence hall in New England, the $25 million project is an innovative model […]

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Kenyon College Tops Off Chalmers Library

Kenyon College Tops Off Chalmers Library

| September 18, 2019

Gambier, OH – September 10 marked an occasion to celebrate in the construction of the new library at Kenyon College designed by GUND Partnership. The entire campus community and design and construction teams were invited to sign a structural steel beam painted Kenyon’s signature purple. The beam signing was followed with a ceremony to mark […]

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Energy-Efficient Cohousing Receives Financing

| September 4, 2019

Northampton, MA – MassDevelopment has partnered with Greenfield Savings Bank to provide Sunwood Builders, Inc. and Sunwood Development Corporation with loan financing for Village Hill Cohousing (VHC), an energy-efficient cohousing community under construction at Village Hill Northampton. Village Hill Cohousing broke ground in late 2018, and, once completed, will include a common house and 28 […]

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Accel Partners with Eversource on New Facility

Accel Partners with Eversource on New Facility

| August 26, 2019

Berlin, CT – Accel International, a specialty cables and wires manufacturer, recently expanded operations, retrofitting a 177,000sf facility in Cheshire to support its nearby Meriden operations. The company partnered with Eversource to save on energy costs at its new location through the installation of energy-efficient manufacturing equipment, building systems and lighting. The building upgrades and […]

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Creating a Living Building with Jessica Schultz and Sam Batchelor

Creating a Living Building with Jessica Schultz and Sam Batchelor

| July 18, 2019

by Emily Langner In episode #11 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomed Sam Batchelor, partner at designLABArchitects, and Jessica Schultz, LFA, communications and living building coordinator of the Hitchcock Center for the Environment, to talk about the new Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification, a rigorous performance standard for buildings, and the Hitchcock Center’s recent […]

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