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

Barrington Brewery Solar Hot Water Installation

By |2019-10-25T14:15:37-04:00December 18th, 2018|Energy Savings, Green for Business, Renewable Energy, Uncategorized|

 Watch this video to hear more about the solar hot water installation at Barrington Brewery! Since 1995, Barrington Brewery has been serving their own Barn Brewed Beer and food made from scratch. Barrington Brewery was the first brewery on the east coast to install a solar panel that supplies solar-heated hot water for brewing

How to be a Smart Recycler

By |2018-09-21T13:13:52-04:00September 21st, 2018|Green for Business, Green for Homes, Recycling|

Massachusetts residents have long been known to recycle – in fact, a 2015 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) report shows that nearly 95% of MA residents say they recycle on a regular basis! In the spirit of the new school year and starting fresh, we have some tips and tools on how to recycle