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2013: Massachusetts Has Great Numbers Posted on Jan 8

2013: Massachusetts Has Great Numbers

The onset of the New Year allows us to mark a moment in time, reflect on the advances of 2013 and preview what’s to come in 2014. Seven years into the Patrick Administration, we have many great clean energy stories to tell. Here are some   …Continue Reading 2013: Massachusetts Has Great Numbers

Building Asset Rating Pilot – How Does Your Building Really Perform? Posted on Oct 28

Building Asset Rating Pilot – How Does Your Building Really Perform?

Imagine you own an office building. You have a great team managing the property and are always looking for smart investments to improve performance and decrease operating costs. In terms of energy management, you benchmark the building’s energy consumption through the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Portfolio   …Continue Reading Building Asset Rating Pilot – How Does Your Building Really Perform?

20% Community Energy Reduction – Is it Possible? Posted on Jul 15

20% Community Energy Reduction – Is it Possible?

Reaching the mark set by Criterion 3 for the Green Communities Program may seem like a daunting goal − some municipalities wonder if they can do it. The criterion stipulates that in order for a municipality to be designated a Green Community, it must “Establish   …Continue Reading 20% Community Energy Reduction – Is it Possible?

Saving money at state-owned rinks Posted on Apr 26

Saving money at state-owned rinks

Mark Sylvia Commissioner, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Mark’s Bio The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is continuing to have a positive impact for communities across the Commonwealth. Recently, I joined Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray, Secretary Rick Sullivan and many others to celebrate the   …Continue Reading Saving money at state-owned rinks

Energy efficient lighting project will save $4 million Posted on Jan 10

Energy efficient lighting project will save $4 million

Secretary Richard K. Sullivan Jr. Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Secretary Sullivan's Bio One of the things I’m focused on is reducing energy use at state facilities. By investing in energy efficiency, the Patrick-Murray   …Continue Reading Energy efficient lighting project will save $4 million