Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

A coalition of climate organizations, including Green Newton, 350Mass, Newton, Mothers Out Front Newton, Newton EV Task Force, FUUSN Climate Action Task Force and Bike Newton, asked our city council candidates their views on the climate crisis and how they … Read More

Maybe you’ve been thinking about induction cooking, but aren’t quite ready to take the leap.  Now you can borrow an induction cooktop from the Newton Free Library, just like you’d borrow a book.  The library’s package includes an induction cooktop, … Read More

On Saturday, October 2 from 2-4pm, take a ‘Green Walk’ in the Melrose section of Auburndale. (Rain date is Sunday, October 3 from 2-4pm.) Come for a casual stroll around the neighborhood and learn more about reducing your carbon emission … Read More

GreenEXPO 2021 in Newton Center

The GreenEXPO 2021 will be held on Sunday, October 17 from 10am-5pm on the Newton Centre Green in conjunction with the City of Newton’s Harvest Fair. Visitors are invited to browse the many options available to make their lives greener. There … Read More

Twenty college and high school students are spreading the word on climate action in Newton this summer. As Green Newton interns, they have been engaging with residents at the farmers market, Star Market, and other locations around town. What is … Read More

On July 28,  Auburndale Builders presented a virtual tour of an existing Newton home being remodeled for accessibility (adding an elevator) and reducing energy use dramatically to the PHIUS Passive House retrofit standard. Auburndale’s Project Manager for the job and the project architect, Richard … Read More