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Boston Under Water: Climate Change in our City: Wed. 11/5 at 5:30 pm

by admin

Join Ceres, The Nature Conservancy, and The Trust for Public Land for a young professionals happy hour and discussion of the impacts of climate change on Boston's landscape. Brian Swett, Chief of Envi…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Massachusetts,Boston,Ceres,The Nature Conservancy,The Trust for Public Lands

1 replies | 629 views | Posted on: 10/28/2014 | Last updated: 10/29/2014

A Conversation about the #Olympics and #Boston #Massachusetts, 2/17 8-9:30am:

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

What do we think about the potential Olympics in Boston? Come to our Green Breakfast Club in February to hear brief presentation/remarks from green building experts and sustainable community planners…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Massachusetts,Boston,Olympics

0 replies | 459 views | Posted on: 02/16/2015 | Last updated: 03/06/2015

Free Energy Saving Event March 7 (4pm), with Renew Boston, Next Step Living, Boston Green Realty

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

You are invited to join Renew Boston, Next Step Living and Boston Green Realty for a FREE Energy Saving Event! Learn how to Access up to 90% off insulation costs and free air sealing using the May…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Boston,Renew Boston,Energy Savings,Next Step Living,Boston Green Realty

0 replies | 504 views | Posted on: 03/01/2015 | Last updated: 03/01/2015

2015 Greenovate Boston Awards - Nominate or Apply!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

2015 Greenovate Boston Awards - Nominate or Apply! The Greenovate Boston Awards, which are in their 9th year, recognize businesses, community organizations, and individuals who are helping Boston a…

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Keywords: Massachusetts,Boston,Greenovate Boston,Boston Climate Action Plan

0 replies | 467 views | Posted on: 03/24/2015 | Last updated: 03/24/2015

USGBCMA Emerging Professionals Community Service Project - Come help with a Franklin Park Clean up: 4/25 9 am - 12 noon

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

USGBC EPMA's Earth Day Service Project April 25, 9 am - 12 noon Come join us for a clean-up at Franklin Park! As part of the Charles River Watershed Association’s (CRWA) annual Earth Day clea…

Filed under: Massachusetts

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Keywords: Boston,USGBCMA,Community Service,Franklin Park,Emerging Professionals

0 replies | 456 views | Posted on: 04/24/2015 | Last updated: 04/28/2015

Electric Vehicle Lunch & Learn event - August 27th! 11:45-1:45 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Join SemaConnect, CBRE, and USGBC MA on Get Charged 2015 Summer Tour's Boston stop, an interactive Electric Vehicle Lunch & Learn event on August 27th! The event is FREE for all attendees within th…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Massachusetts,Boston,EV

0 replies | 871 views | Posted on: 08/17/2015 | Last updated: 08/17/2015

EnergyEfficiency - What can we learn from Boston's old Buildings?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

According to a report recently released by the City of Boston, some older buildings built in the 1940s and earlier throughout Boston have lower energy use than many newer buildings. The city revie…

Filed under: Energy

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Boston,Energy Star,Energy Efficiency

1 replies | 610 views | Posted on: 10/13/2015 | Last updated: 10/21/2015

GreenbuildX Boston is coming! December 12th - Stay tuned for more details

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

GreenbuildX Boston In the spirit of the USGBC National Convention, USGBC MA will be holding a one-day educational green building summit. The event is planned for Saturday, 12/12/15 from 9-6pm and w…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Boston,Greenbuild,GreenbuildX

0 replies | 446 views | Posted on: 10/30/2015 | Last updated: 10/30/2015

Green Building Tour: The East Village at Northeastern University, November 4th - 6pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Green Building Tour: The East Village at Northeastern University Join the USGBC MA Chapter for a tour at a soon-to-be LEED silver certified building at Northeastern University! The newest resid…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Boston,Green Building Tour,Northeastern University

0 replies | 722 views | Posted on: 10/30/2015 | Last updated: 10/30/2015

Text Your Ideas to Imagine the Best Boston in 20103! (No idea too big or too small)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Mayor Walsh has launched the community engagement process for Imagine Boston 2030 with a Textizen mobile platform. The platform will allow people to use technology already in their pocket to engage wi…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Boston,Green Neigborhoods,Affordable Homes

0 replies | 385 views | Posted on: 11/11/2015 | Last updated: 11/11/2015

Boston Globe: It’s not easy being green — and Affordable — in Boston (Is it Getting Easier?)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Is it getting easier to be green in Boston? Globe writer Andy Rosen reports on current efforts, including: -Boston construction over 50,000 sf must be LEED certifiable (whether certified or not) …

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Affordable Housing,Boston

2 replies | 692 views | Posted on: 11/11/2015 | Last updated: 11/12/2015

Can 'Millennial Villages' for Young Professionals Help Solve the Massachusetts Housing Crisis?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Via BostInno and Boston.com, In the Boston area, the population of young professionals has continued to grow and compete with both each other and families for limited housing stock. The 18 to 24 …

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Boston,Housing Crisis,Massachussets

0 replies | 479 views | Posted on: 03/08/2016 | Last updated: 03/08/2016

10 Cities That Are Sustainable Food Vanguards

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

With the world population expected to rise from 7.4 billion to a whopping 11.2 billion by 2011, a serious and significant question has been percolating through the international community: how are we …

Green Building Service Opportunity in Boston, November 19: Help Weatherize with YouthBuild Boston and USGBCMA, this Thanksgiving Season

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

YouthBuild Boston and the USGBC MA Residential Green Building Committee MA Chapter 2016 Winterization Service Project Saturday, November 19 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM 27 Centre Street Boston, MA 021…

Filed under: Massachusetts

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Keywords: Green Building,Boston,Community Service,Weatherization,YouthBuild USA, Inc.,YouthBuild Boston

0 replies | 747 views | Posted on: 10/17/2016 | Last updated: 11/02/2016

Boston Interfaith Community Solar Celebration - Saturday, November 19, 3-5 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Boston Interfaith Community Solar Celebration Saturday, November 19 3-5 pm Second Church In Dorchester 44 Moultrie Street Boston Boston, MA 02124 Join Second Church in Dorchester, Bethel AME…

Filed under: Massachusetts

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Keywords: Boston,Solar

0 replies | 602 views | Posted on: 11/08/2016 | Last updated: 11/14/2016

Wow, Check out this Sea Change Map of Boston in 2050 and 2100

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

See what happens in 2050 and in 2100 generally, and with a major flood event. We've got some climatechange mitigation work to do. http://seachange.sasaki.com/ Thanks Mike Duclos for point…

Filed under: Climate Change

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Boston,Flooding

0 replies | 2277 views | Posted on: 12/15/2016 | Last updated: 12/15/2016

E+ Homes Open Wall High Performance Housing Tour, January 28, 1-3pm, Roxbury, Massachusetts

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

OPEN WALL TOUR 152 – 158 highland Street, Fort Hill Roxbury, Massachusetts Four Units of High Performance Housing Saturday, January 28th*, 11 am – 3 pm A behind the walls look at an innova…

Filed under: Massachusetts

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Keywords: Massachusetts,Boston,Affordable Green Housing,E Plus Homes,Roxbury,High Performance Homes,Open Walls Tour

0 replies | 297 views | Posted on: 01/18/2017 | Last updated: 01/18/2017

Passive House MA Meeting, January 9, 6:30-8 pm, Boston

by Amy

Passive House January Meeting Building for an All-Renewable Future: The Passive House Primary Energy Renewable Framework Presented by Bronwyn Barry, RA, CPHD January 9, 2018 6:30 to 8 PM @ BSA Bos…

Filed under: Events

Related to: Other

Keywords: Boston

0 replies | 669 views | Posted on: 01/05/2018 | Last updated: 01/07/2018

USGBC MA Residential Green Building Committee Meeting, July 09, Boston, MA, 6-8 pm

by Eileen Flynn // Student

The Residential Green Building Committee is focused on improving the housing stock of the Commonwealth by championing green building practices in our communities. Join on the second Monday of each mon…

Filed under: Events

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Boston

0 replies | 509 views | Posted on: 06/22/2018 | Last updated: 06/26/2018

USGBC MA: Building Better for Trash, Recycling, and Organics, November 14, Boston, MA

by USGBC Massachusetts

This course is designed to ensure designers understand the space and electrical requirements necessary for dock space, and the internal storage of trash, recycling, organic food waste, and special mat

Filed under: Waste Management and Collection/Recycling

Related to: Other,Waste Management and Collection/Recycling

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Boston,Recycling,USGBC MA,Waste Management

0 replies | 651 views | Posted on: 10/18/2019 | Last updated: 11/08/2019

Local Environmental Action 2020, Saturday, March 7, Boston, MA

by mkilmartin // Intern

Local Environmental Action is an opportunity to join community leaders, environmental advocates and activists from across the region for an exciting day of skills training, networking, and inspiration

Filed under: Events

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Boston,Sustainability,Green Advocacy,networking,Environemtal Justice

0 replies | 12 views | Posted on: 11/05/2019 | Last updated: 11/05/2019