1. Holyoke to host design contest on ways to be innovative using energy

    Holyoke to host design contest on ways to be innovative using energy

    The city has been chosen as the focus of a design competition dealing with innovation in energy consumption. "The competition invites student designers to envision ways Holyoke could lead the way as a sustainable city of the 21st century by using renewable energy and energy efficiency to fuel an economic revitalization," said Marcos A. Marrero, director of the Office of Planning and Economic Development. The competition is organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, an organization founded in Greenfield in 1974 that works on efficient building techniques and finding ways to bring clean, renewable energy into everyday use.

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    1. The competition invites student designers to envision ways Holyoke could lead the way as a sustainable city of the 21st century by using renewable energy and energy efficiency to fuel an economic revitalization.
    2. We worked with the design challenge team to select sites that met the competition's needs but would also provide the city with insights into possibilities for projects critical to our urban redevelopment.
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