1. Articles in category: Green Region

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    1. Massachusetts energy officials to present Green Community status award to 7 Pioneer Valley towns

      Massachusetts energy officials to present Green Community status award to 7 Pioneer Valley towns

      These communities were among the 17 statewide receiving the status, bringing the state total to 103. Athol, Belchertown, Buckland, Deerfield, Easthampton, Granby, Greenfield, Holland, Leverett, Middlefield, Palmer, Monson, Northampton and Shutesbury and Springfield have already received green status.

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    2. Grant will make two downtown Northampton buildings greener

      Grant will make two downtown Northampton buildings greener

      Two prominent city buildings are in line for an energy makeover thanks to $98,000 in grant funds from the state’s Green Communities program. The money will be used to reduce energy use for heating and cooling at the Academy of Music and at Memorial Hall. Officials expect the work will reduce annual consumption of natural gas by 20 percent at the Academy and 13 percent at Memorial Hall.

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    3. Spill Bound

      Spill Bound

      In other words, it’s a different era in environmental services, one that poses plenty of complexity and challenge, but also two decades of opportunity for a firm that began in the second floor of Mike Talbot’s house in 1993.
      Opportunity, after all, is the very foundation of the business. Before Okun, Talbot, and Kevin O’Reilly launched their venture, they were working together at an environmental-services firm in Connecticut.

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      Mentions: Springfield
    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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
    9. 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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