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Yearly Archives: 2016

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Milestone for Energy Efficient State Buildings Posted on Oct 5

Over 50 State Owned Buildings Earn LEED Certification LOWELL – September 15, 2016 –The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that over 50 state owned buildings have received a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification recognizing advanced energy and environmental design. Currently 55 state buildings, totaling   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Milestone for Energy Efficient State Buildings

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grants to 75 Communities Posted on Oct 5

Grants Allow Municipalities and Water and School Districts to Advance Clean Energy Goals BOSTON – September 12, 2016 – The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $518,645 in grants to 75 cities and towns across the Commonwealth to develop clean energy projects. The Department of Energy Resource’s   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grants to 75 Communities

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Record Energy Savings for Electric and Gas Ratepayers Posted on Oct 5

2013-2015 Three-Year Energy Savings Plan Exceeded Goals BOSTON – August 25, 2016 – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced Massachusetts’ Energy Efficiency Program Administrators set an annual record for energy savings in 2015 and exceeded the energy savings benchmarks set by the 2013-2015 Three-Year Energy Efficiency Plan    …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Record Energy Savings for Electric and Gas Ratepayers

Governor Baker Signs Comprehensive Energy Diversity Legislation Posted on Aug 9

Governor Baker Signs Comprehensive Energy Diversity Legislation

Today, in a continued effort to stabilize electric rates, ensure a diversified energy portfolio for the Commonwealth, and embrace advanced technologies, Governor Charlie Baker signed comprehensive energy diversity legislation into law at the State House with Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, legislative leaders, and energy and   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Signs Comprehensive Energy Diversity Legislation

Daylighting: The Bright Way to Save Posted on Feb 11

Daylighting: The Bright Way to Save

Have you ever noticed that lighting can change your mood, depending on whether it’s natural or artificial? Going beyond occupancy sensors, the right lighting mix can also reduce energy consumption and save homeowners and commercial building operators’ money by using natural light with coordinated design.   …Continue Reading Daylighting: The Bright Way to Save

CoFFEE Funds Sustain Greenfield Community College Posted on Feb 2

CoFFEE Funds Sustain Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College (GCC) is the first Commonwealth facility to complete an energy efficiency project through the Commonwealth Facility Fund for Energy Efficiency (CoFFEE), a self-sustaining revolving loan program for state facilities. Through a partnership between the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM)   …Continue Reading CoFFEE Funds Sustain Greenfield Community College