Energy Efficiency

Going for [LEED] Gold: The Clarion Residential Community

By |2020-04-02T15:12:03-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Energy Efficiency, LEED, Sustainability|

The Clarion, a new residential community, is located in the culturally vibrant neighborhood of Grove Hall and Roxbury in downtown Boston. From the outside, it looks just like any other new, chic apartment building, but there’s more to this building than meets the eye. The Clarion is LEED Certified Gold. The Center for EcoTechnology guided

Solar Hot Water

By |2019-10-25T14:09:49-04:00October 25th, 2019|Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Green for Business|

David Smith poses in front of his solar hot water array at Smith's Country Cheese Switch to Solar Hot Water and Save! What is Solar Hot Water?  A solar hot water system captures heat from sunlight and circulates the thermal energy to a water tank. Solar hot water systems reduce the usage of traditional water

Energy Efficiency Day!

By |2019-10-16T17:24:09-04:00October 16th, 2019|Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Go Green, Green for Business, Green for Homes, Outreach, Sustainability, Uncategorized|

October 2 was Energy Efficiency Day! This is a national collaborative effort of dozens of energy efficiency advocacy groups to help people cut carbon, save money, and breathe easier. The Center for EcoTechnology collaborated with Columbia Gas, Advanced Energy Group, and Eversource to perform 25 energy audits for small businesses in Springfield, MA. We were