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Jun
18

Best of BERDO: 21 Beacon Street

21 Beacon Street


Jun
13

Cogeneration at the University of New Hampshire

Stacia Sheputa, our Climate and Environmental Planning Fellow for BERDO Programs, recently had the pleasure of visiting the University of New Hampshire’s combined heat and power facility – or cogeneration (COGEN) plant during the New England Sustainable Municipalities network meeting. This facility is the primary source of heat and electricity for UNH’s six million square foot campus at the Durham location. Cogeneration plants work by utilizing the waste heat that is normally lost during the production of electricity. This waste heat is converted to steam and heating hot water then used to heat buildings throughout the campus. The facility, which includes a chilled water plant, cost around $28 million with an expected payback period of twenty years. The installation of this plant has reduced UNH’s greenhouse gas emissions by 21% in an academic year.
Jun
05

New Team Introductions - David Corbie

The Greenovate Boston team and the environment department are excited to welcome our newest addition to the Greenovate team -- The Greenovate Boston Outreach Manager, David Corbie.

May
23

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES THREE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP TO EXPAND THE REACH OF BOSTON'S COMMUNITY GARDENS WITH THE TRUSTEES AND TD BANK

BOSTON - Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a three-year partnership between the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, The Trustees, and TD Bank to expand the reach and highlight the role of community gardens in Boston's neighborhoods with community-driven design projects, community-building events, and skill-building workshops planned for up to 40 gardens.

Mar
27

What We Heard at the Climate Ready South Boston Open House

Find out what happened at the recent Climate Ready South Boston open house.

Mar
08

Where Are They Now? Cynthia Loesch-Johnson, Codman Square Neighborhood Council

2012 Greenovate Award winner Cynthia Loesch-Johnson is modeling sustainable housing in Dorchester with her LEED Platinum house.

Feb
23

Wrappers, Boxes, and Bags - Zero Waste and Packaging

Packaging is a challenging aspect of Boston’s move towards zero waste. Find out more about how you can do your part by being conscious about your purchases and modeling circular use.

Feb
12

Our Climate Ready Boston Leaders Are Ready For Action

Our second cohort of Climate Ready Boston leaders are trained and ready to talk climate resilience. Find out more about their journey and how you can plug in.

Feb
06

Where are they now? Department of Early Childhood, Boston Public Schools

2015 Greenovate Award winner Boston Public Schools Department of Early Childhood shares its work providing students with high-quality early education on environmental stewardship.

Jan
29

Zero Waste and the Circular Economy - It Takes Two

The circular economy is part of Boston’s move towards zero waste. Find out more about it and how you can do your part.

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