Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

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

Join the Studio for High Performance Design & Construction (StudioHPDC) on Wednesday, June 16 at 5pm for their webinar ‘High Performance Homes for Homeowners and Renovators’  — an overview of high-performance homes, Zero-Energy, LEED, and the Passive House standard, as … Read More

Underserved and language-isolated communities across Massachusetts struggle with high electricity bills while wealthier suburbs access the state’s energy efficiency services at six to seven times the rate of low- and moderate-income communities and communities of color. On Tuesday, June 15 … Read More