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Passive House 101 Training, December 12, 6-8pm, Lenox, MA

Green Building,Massachusetts,Passive House,networking,Sustainibility,Professional Training

by mkilmartin Intern

The Sponsors of Mass Save®, in partnership with Passive House Massachusetts, have launched a Passive House Training offer to support workforce development and market transformation in the energy efficiency and building construction indu… more...

  Filed under: Green Living

0 replies | 1174 views | Posted on: 11/27/2019 | Last updated: 11/27/2019

Multi-Family Housing: Under Construction Through Final Product, November 15, Northamption, MA

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association - NESEA

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

During this event, attendees will tour two projects built by hosting company Sunwood Builders: a 13-unit condominium project, which has been complete for less than six months, and a 28-unit co-housing project, which will still be under cons… more...

  Filed under: Green Living

0 replies | 676 views | Posted on: 11/09/2019 | Last updated: 11/09/2019

4th Annual Sustainability Symposium 2020, January 20, 2020, Las Vegas

Green Building,Green Cities,Water Conservation,Green Affordable Housing

by mkilmartin Intern

The event, held on Martin Luther King Day will explore the nexus between sustainability and social equity; the impact of our changing climate on economic stability; and the resulting effects on national and international markets. … more...

  Filed under: Green Living

0 replies | 1585 views | Posted on: 11/01/2019 | Last updated: 11/01/2019

National Solar Tour, October 5 and 6 (and surrounding weekends) - Tour Hundreds of Houses

National Solar Tour

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

The National Solar Tour is the largest grassroots renewable energy event in the nation.  On October 5 & 6, 2019 and the surrounding weekends, hundreds of people who have gone solar across the nation will open their homes … more...

  Filed under: Green Living

0 replies | 1996 views | Posted on: 09/20/2019 | Last updated: 09/24/2019

“Glavel could replace plastic foam below grade“

Green Building,Passive House,Insulation,Vermont,Green Building Materials,Recycled Materials,PassiveHaus,Glass,Glavel

by Glavel, Inc

GLAVEL, INC., is a Vermont based company that specializes in manufacturing light-weight aggregate from recycled glass. Recently featured in TreeHugger, Glavel seeks to provide high performance, non-toxic insulation material at affordab… more...

  Filed under: Green Living

0 replies | 737 views | Posted on: 06/05/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2019

Introduction to Fitwel Tuesday, October 30, 8:30-10 am, Boston, MA

Green Building,Healthy Building,Rating Systems,Fitwel

by Aditya

Fitwel is a building rating system for commercial interiors and both multi-tenant and single-tenant existing buildings that provides guidelines on how to design and operate healthier buildings. Fitwel addresses health as an interconnected s… more...

  Filed under: Green Living

0 replies | 778 views | Posted on: 10/22/2018 | Last updated: 10/24/2018

Eco Neighborhoods: Milwaukee Wisconsin’s Sustainability Toolkit

Milwaukee,Eco-Neighborhoods,Eco Toolkit

by Eileen Flynn Student

Milwaukee Wisconsin has brought teamwork to their sustainability campaign. Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office has developed an Eco-Neighborhoods Toolkit to help make the process of becoming a green city even easier. On the… more...

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0 replies | 2357 views | Posted on: 07/28/2018 | Last updated: 07/30/2018

Companies and Cities Joining the Movement Away from Plastic Straws

Strawless Oceans,No to Plastic Straws

by Eileen Flynn Student

The first time I was exposed to the dangers of plastic waste negatively affecting my environment was when I was 14 years old. I watched a video of a turtle, rescued from our oceans, with a plastic straw stuck in his nose. “Say No to Plast… more...

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1 replies | 1164 views | Posted on: 07/18/2018 | Last updated: 07/18/2018

Greenwashing: A Deceptive Marketing Strategy to Promote a Positive Environment Impact Perception

by YijunW

You might have heard of whitewashing, which is a metaphor for covering up crimes or scandals by a biased presentation of facts. But you probably have not heard of greenwashing or green sheen, a compound word modelled on whitewashing (The Ag… more...

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0 replies | 1937 views | Posted on: 07/16/2018 | Last updated: 07/27/2018

New Survey: 84 Percent of Residents Say Living in a Green Home is Important (The Green Living Trend is Growing-- Catch up!)

by YijunW

Nowadays, community residents are getting more interested in green living. A 2018 study by AMLI Sustainable Living finds that 84% of residents believe the green building is important and 64% would pay more to live in a green community. I… more...

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0 replies | 1359 views | Posted on: 05/11/2018 | Last updated: 07/21/2018

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