Home Electrification Series: Mechanical Systems

In the third session of our Home Electrification Series, we will explore options for heating your home with electricity instead of fossil fuels. We’ll explain different types of heat pumps available (air source heat pumps, ground source heat pumps, ducted … Read More

Giving Tuesday

Friends of Green Newton, Next week on Tuesday, November 30, Green Newton will be participating in #GivingTuesday.  We need your support more than ever to help Newton accomplish its goals of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. We believe the fight … Read More

Your School’s Sustainability at Underwood’s Green Open House

Get inspiration on making your school more earth-friendly. On Wednesday, December 1 from 3:30-4pm, Andy Gluck, Underwood Green Team Advisor, will talk about some of the initiatives they have undertaken: easier recycling composting getting students more involved gardening Terracycle programs partnering … Read More

Zero Waste Talk

Newton Free Library

Cities around the country–including Boston, Cambridge, and Brookline–are establishing Zero Waste plans to prioritize waste reduction. Waste reduction is a matter of environmental preservation, with landfills and incinerators posing potential risks to health. However, as more landfills in the region … Read More

Home Electrification Series: Electric Hot Water

In the fourth session of our Home Electrification Series, we’ll look at options for electrifying your hot water system. We’ll talk about heat pump hot water heaters, instantaneous hot water, and resistance electric hot water heaters, and the best applications … Read More

Home Electrification Series: Electric Cooking

In the fifth session of our Home Electrification Series, we’ll review options for electric cooking and range hoods. We’ll look at induction stoves as well as electric resistance ranges, and talk about the importance of exhaust hoods for good indoor … Read More