Buildings across Boston are improving their efficiency, lowering their energy costs, and reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. Whether joining programs like the Mayor’s Carbon Cup or the Sustainable Buildings Initiative, taking advantage of available energy efficiency programs throughEversource and Nationalgrid, or publicly reporting their energy usage through the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), Boston’s building owners are showing strong leadership on climate change.Read more
We may be biased, but Boston Public Library’s Central Library at Copley Square is the clear winner in this season of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Challenge SWAP between the City of Boston and the City of Atlanta.Read more
A big thank you to Mattapan Public Library and the residents of Mattapan for another successful Renew Boston energy efficiency workshop!Read more
Wow! Thank you to all the Dorchester residents who came out to our December 3rd workshop! We had a full venue of residents and landlords eager to learn about how Renew Boston can save them money by improving the energy efficiency in their homes. We would also like to thank St. Mark’s Parish and Community Education Program for co-sponsoring the event. Did you miss the workshop? Don’t worry because we have all the details you need right here.Read more
Community Voices/Las Voces de la Comunidad: Temperature swings are easier on Maria and Victor Grande since they made their home more energy efficient
Greenovate’s Community Voices blog series spotlights community members who help make our city greener, healthier, and more energy efficient. In this edition, we meet East Boston residents Maria and Victor Grande. They made their home more comfortable and energy efficient with the help of the City’s Renew Boston program, and are excited to encourage their friends and neighbors to do the same.
Nuestra Serie Blog “Voces de la Comunidad” celebra los miembros de la comunidad que ayudan a cambiar nuestra ciudad a una ciudad más verde, más saludable y más eficiente de energía. En este edición, conocimos a unos residentes de East Boston, los esposos, Victor y Maria Grande. Con la ayuda del programa Renew Boston, hicieron su hogar más cómodo y eficiente.
Yesterday Boston Public Schools opened their doors and welcomed families back for the new year. Students are roaming the halls trying to find their homerooms, teams are hitting the field for a new season, and families are adjusting to early mornings and busy days.
It’s a new beginning, and what better time to reflect and set new sustainability goals? During the school year, many students and teachers will spend more time at school than anywhere else. That’s why it’s so important to consider how the things we do at school affect our environment.Read more
Community Voices/Las Voces de la Comunidad: Energy efficiency starts at home for Patricia Cortes Duran
Greenovate’s Community Voices blog series spotlights community members who help make our city greener, healthier, and more energy efficient. In our first edition, we meet East Boston resident Patricia Cortes Duran - who made her home more comfortable and energy efficient with the help of the City’s Renew Boston program.
|Nuestro Series Blog Voces de la Comunidad celebra los miembros de la comunidad que ayudan a cambiar nuestra ciudad a una más verde, más saludable y más eficiente de la energía. En nuestra primera edición, conocimos a una residente de East Boston, Patricia Cortes Duran. Con la ayuda del programa Renew Boston, hizo su hogar más cómodo y eficiente.|
Faith Nicholas, Energy Efficiency Fellow with the City of Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance, explains how BERDO helps Boston achieve its emissions reductions goals.Read more
Renew Boston helps Bostonians save energy, save money, and make their homes more comfortable. Boston's home energy efficiency program connects renters, landlords, and property owners with incentives and rebates for home energy efficiency improvements through the Mass Save program, and provides helpful do-it-yourself energy efficiency strategies.
Greenovate Boston’s One City Hall blog series introduces community members to the people behind the programs that make our city greener, healthier, and more energy efficient. In our first edition, we meet Lourdes Lopez - Community Outreach Manager for the Renew Boston residential energy efficiency program.Read more