Green for Homes

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

This Holiday Season: Recycle Smarter, Not Harder

By |2020-12-14T16:09:22-05:00December 14th, 2020|Creative reuse, Education, Green for Homes, Recycling, Zero Waste|

This holiday season, make sure you are recycling smarter, not harder, and are disposing of items properly. Americans generate approximately 25% more waste than usual from Thanksgiving to New Years. Sometimes this is because people put items that they are unsure how to dispose of in their recycling bins, because they think they can be

High Performance Building: Blower Door Tests

By |2020-12-07T09:44:17-05:00December 7th, 2020|Buildings, Construction, Energy Efficiency, Engineering, Green Build, Green for Homes, Home Energy Ratings, LEED, New Construction Team|

High Performance Building Here at the Center for EcoTechnology (CET) we have a dedicated High Performance Building team that guides residents and builders through the process of energy efficient building for renovations, additions, and new building projects. Our team looks at blueprints and plans and guides builders and contractors along to help them reach their

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