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High Performance Building: New Builds

By |2021-01-06T17:29:43-05:00January 6th, 2021|Construction, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Green Build, Green for Homes|

Home Energy Efficiency The Center for EcoTechnology (CET) helps building and design professionals design and build homes and multifamily buildings that meet today’s cutting-edge standards for performance. We have expertise and experience in high performance multifamily projects, many of which are affordable housing projects. CET also works on high performance single-family homes, including Net Zero

High Performance Building: Stretch Codes

By |2020-12-28T12:29:00-05:00December 28th, 2020|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Green Build, Green for Homes, Home Energy Ratings, Uncategorized|

What is a Stretch Code? 40% of all of the energy consumed in the U.S. is consumed in buildings, and many states have implemented energy efficiency building codes to try and reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment. Massachusetts has been at the cutting edge of these building codes since 2008 when they passed

Is Working from Home Better for the Environment?

By |2020-09-22T15:33:14-04:00September 11th, 2020|Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Green for Homes|

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to change many of our habits. We now must wear masks, social distance, avoid crowded buildings and events, and curtail our long-distance travel—just to name a few. Countless lives and daily routines have been changed in a myriad of different ways, but at least one of those changes looks

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