1. Articles in category: Green Region

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    1. Use of recycled building materials in 'eco-friendly' construction is expected to grow in Pioneer Valley

      “Green building” has gone from a buzz phrase to a significant and growing driver within the home building and remodeling business. The development of new stores like the non-profit EcoBuilding Bargains in Springfield, which features recycled and reclaimed building materials, is testimony that taking a green approach to building and renovating is hot in 2012.
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    2. Federal funds help kick off New England cleantech consortium - Mass High Tech Business News

      A partnership to spur innovation and research in clean technology across New England has pulled down $1.25 million in federal funds to go along with $1.65 million raised through partners such as state agencies. The New England Clean Energy Foundation, led by the New England Clean Energy Council, was awarded $1.25 million under the federal gov...
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    3. Grassroots Appeal

      Grassroots Appeal
      As secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Richard K. Sullivan Jr. heads up a sprawling mix of agencies that few states have placed under a similar umbrella. But the framework is a good one, he says, as the Commonwealth’s promotion of renewable-energy production goes hand-in-hand with its heavy investment in conservation and agriculture.
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    4. EcoBuilding Bargains of Springfield anticipates big energy saving with new 'green' building

      EcoBuilding Bargains of Springfield anticipates big energy saving with new 'green' building
      In the future, the new home of EcoBuilding Bargains, a reseller of salvaged lumber, hardware and fixtures, will be comfy cozy with just a 500,000-BTU gas unit, said John E. Majercak, executive director of the Center for EcoTechnology in Northampton which is EcoBuilding Partners’ parent organization.
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    5. Shedding Light on the Subject

      Shedding Light on the Subject
      Ron French calls it “an elegant solution to an horrific problem.” He’s talking about solar energy, and specifically referencing the benefits that a homeowner can expect to recoup, both financially and on a higher plane, from a switch to clean and green power. French is the President of the Wilton, Conn.-based Alteris Renewables, a company that is steadily harnessing the Northeast market’s demands for solar and wind-powered electricity
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      Mentions: Springfield
    6. 5 Westfield schools will share $7.3 million in Massachusetts energy grants

      5 Westfield schools will share $7.3 million in Massachusetts energy grants
      Included in the pending grant awards is a total $7.3 million for five Westfield schools which includes more than $5.2 million just for Westfield Vocational-Technical High School. Craven said the vocational school project, which includes a new roof, windows and boilers, has been on the list for five years. Other Westfield schools, all scheduled for new boilers, are Highland, Paper Mill and Southampton Road elementary schools and Westfield High School.
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    7. Blu Homes Raises $12.5 Million In Growth Capital | Prefab Green Homes

      Blu Homes Raises $12.5 Million In Growth Capital | Prefab Green Homes
      A year ago, Blu Homes had three home lines and 20 employees. The company now has seven homes lines, including it’s newly released Breezehouse, employs 90 people between its Boston, Ann Arbor and San Francisco offices, its western Massachusetts factory, and its regional salespeople. Blu expects its 2011 sales to grow by more than 400% from 2010, and to open a second manufacturing facility by the end of 2012.
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      Mentions: Blu Homes
    8. MassMutual Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

      MassMutual Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification
      Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) announced today that it has been awarded LEED® Silver certification for Existing Buildings at its corporate office in Springfield, MA. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System was designed by the U.S. Green Building Council to encourage and facilitate the development of more sustainable buildings. LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
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