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Building Technology, Programs & Policy, Whole Building

New Buildings Face Drastic Changes with Boston Zoning Plans

18 Jan , 2021  

energynews.us, 1/18/2021. The initiative is among the most aggressive of existing or proposed strategies to cut energy consumption in buildings, which are responsible for 70% of the city’s carbon output. The city of Boston is laying plans to require newly constructed large buildings to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, a move supporters hope will help […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Maui College Aims to Go 100% Renewable

27 Mar , 2018  

This College Wants To Be The First 100% Renewable Campus In The U.S. After a long process of implementing energy-efficiency measures and installing solar arrays and battery storage, Maui College is ready to cut ties with fossil fuels forever. Written by Elli Anzilotti, fastcompany.com, March 19, 2018. In 2015, the state of Hawaii committed to […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Hampshire College Goes Net Zero

24 Jan , 2016  

Hampshire College

Lisa Markowski for Zondits, January 24, 2016. Image credit: Earth Dispatch Hampshire College, a liberal arts school known for its innovative learning structure, is on to something else interesting. Its new campus center building has been designed with net zero energy (NZE) heating, cooling, water gathering, and self-sustained wastewater treatment systems that are expected to […]

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