Tags: sustainability

Gensler rolls out new mandate for building materials with climate in mind

By Greg Ryan One of Boston’s busiest architecture firms is getting serious about cutting down on the carbon footprint of the materials used in their buildings. Gensler recently rolled out sustainability standards that manufacturers must meet for a dozen common construction materials such as gypsum board, interior latex paint and carpet tile. If a material does not meet […]

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New Energy Retrofits for Multifamily Homes

In what is excellent news for the Bay State from both an economic and environmental standpoint, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center recently made an offer of $1 million to support energy-efficient retrofits for affordable multifamily housing developments. The MassCEC was created in 2008 for this exact purpose. They aim to accelerate the Commonwealth’s clean energy […]

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