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EPA Press Release: EPA announces 12 Healthy Communities Grants

By |2020-10-21T13:31:58-04:00October 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

News Releases from Region 01 EPA announces 12 Healthy Communities Grants awarded across four New England states as part of Children’s Health Month 10/21/2020 Contact Information:  Mikayla Rumph (rumph.mikayla@epa.gov) (617) 918-1016 BOSTON – As part of its ongoing celebration of Children’s Health Month, this week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing 12 Healthy Communities Grants awarded

Article: Williams Pilots Innovative Investment in Local Carbon Reduction Projects

By |2020-07-09T13:34:44-04:00July 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Photo from Williams College Website Williams College is piloting an innovative approach to investing in local carbon reduction projects through a partnership with CET. The Community Climate Fund is a portfolio of projects sourced and implemented by CET that yield measurable carbon reduction, significant social and financial benefits

Building Better: The Living Building Challenge

By |2020-06-01T12:23:47-04:00June 1st, 2020|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Energy Efficiency, Green Build, New Construction Team, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Uncategorized|

The Hitchcock Center for the Environment is an educational center that aims to develop a deeper bond between humans and the natural world. The Hitchcock Center is a certified living building located on the Hampshire College campus in Amherst, overlooking the Holyoke Range. The Center for EcoTechnology was able to help The Hitchcock Center measure

Building Better: Multifamily High Performance Buildings

By |2020-05-21T07:49:10-04:00May 21st, 2020|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Energy Efficiency, Green Build, Home Energy Ratings, New Construction Team, Sustainability, Uncategorized|

Above is an image of The Lumberyard – an affordable housing complex located in the heart of Northampton, Massachusetts. At first glance, it may look like any new apartment complex, but this building is a highly energy efficient multifamily building. The efficiency of the Lumberyard was measured using the Home Energy Rating System (HERS), a

Visit Us Virtually at These Upcoming Events!

By |2020-05-19T12:12:43-04:00May 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

While we won’t be able to see many of you in person at spring fairs and farmer’s markets this season, we have been working hard to provide you with many exciting online events! Check out our scheduled webinars as well as the fairs scheduled for this fall, and don’t forget to check our Events page

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