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What is a Home Energy Audit?
pprince Feb 16, 2018

Living in in an older home in Massachusetts, I know how important it is to make sure your heating system is ready for winter. Nothing is worse than having your system break down in the middle of... Read More

Carbon Pricing: Transitioning from Fossil Fuels to Renewables
Matt Z. Jun 23, 2017

In 2016, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels exceeded 400 parts-per-million for the first time and are predicted to stay above that threshold, perhaps for the rest of our lifetime. To no surprise, 2016... Read More

Risky Business: Rising Sea-Levels and Insurance Challenges
samanthaklein Jul 14, 2020

One of Florida’s most iconic sites, the Keys waterfront, is facing a daunting threat: rising sea levels due to climate change. This vulnerable landmark is at-risk for serious flooding because... Read More

The 7 Most Sustainable Cities in the World

Boston is among the top sustainable cities in the world. [Photo: Pixabay] By Lauren Bell. Explore the 7 most sustainable cities across the globe. By the year 2050, current projections... Read More

The Importance of User Behavior in Green Building Efficiency
Suelen Ribeiro Jan 25, 2018

Green building is designed to improve efficiency.  Another way to improve efficiency that has a big influence but we do not pay enough attention is “green behavior” - the way in... Read More

An Introduction to PACE Financing
Krishna Vansadia Mar 04, 2018

Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, financing was created as a means to finance energy upgrades/installations for commercial and residential properties to make them more energy efficient. The... Read More

Introduction to Building Electrification
AidanAnthony Aug 21, 2019

Despite its space-age name, building electrification is a relatively simple, yet potentially significant initiative. Instead of using the combustion of fossil fuels to operate buildings, it is now... Read More

Research Shows Intelligent Green Design Linked to Multiple Health Benefits
Jack_Benoit Feb 24, 2017

It is no secret among environmentally conscious building professionals that greener buildings display benefits that go beyond the monetary savings afforded by decreased energy and operational costs.... Read More

5 Soundproofing Ideas for a Quieter Home
Kirei USA Sep 12, 2017

Looking to create a quieter and more comfortable home? Soundproofing may be just what you need.  In soundproofing your space, the aim is to reduce sound vibrations and reflections around a room,... Read More

Investing in Green Building Can Lead to Better Health and Productivity
Matt Z. Jun 12, 2017

Some clear reasons to build green include the environmental benefits as well as the lower energy costs of green buildings. However, a third main reason that may not be as obvious involves the health... Read More