The Video of the May 11 presentation of ‘Green Construction and Home Renovation in Newton’ is now available.



Topics covered in the presentation included:

  • Green Newton’s four principles for sustainable construction
  • Advocacy with developers and their buy-in
  • The impact of zoning on climate change
  • Programs that help homeowners reduce their fossil fuel use

The presenters:

  • Dan Ruben, Green Newton Building Standards Committee
  • Jay Walter, Green Newton Advisory Board member
  • Beverly Craig, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)
  • Jonathan Kantar, Newton’s Citizens Commission on Energy
  • Peter Barrer, Co-Chair of Newton’s Design Review Committee
  • Liora Silkes, City of Newton’s new Energy Coach