Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

On Tuesday, May 11 from 7-8pm, join Green Newton in our next online event ‘Green Construction and Home Renovation in Newton’ and learn about the state of green building in Newton. Topics will include: Green Newton’s four principles for sustainable construction … Read More

Newton has committed to dramatically reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and resident actions an important part of the solution. On March 30, Mayor Fuller introduced Newton’s Energy Coach Liora Silkes, whose role in the City is to help residents adopt cleaner … Read More

Your home’s exterior doors can contribute significantly to air leakage and can also waste energy through conduction–especially if it’s old, not insulated, improperly installed, and/or improperly air sealed. Weatherstripping can reduce the energy losses due to air leakage. New exterior … Read More

The February 4 webinar ‘Heating and Cooling Older Homes for Comfort and Energy Efficiency’ presented information helpful for those that have an older home that needs heating and cooling upgrades, struggles during cold weather, or one that is in need … Read More

Climate Response for New Buildings Hurrah! Most of the larger multi family housing projects planned in Newton are being designed with electric heat pump heating, the appropriate response to the climate emergency, by eliminating the need for burning gas. But … Read More