Historic Preservation & Architectural Sustainability

Historic Preservation & Architectural Sustainability

Multiple presentations and discussions by experts about how to combine high sustainability standards like LEED with historically-informed building conservation practices and simple Yankee thrift for civic buildings and homes. Hosted in partnership with Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation, an initiative to minimize Gloucester’s carbon footprint in a decade.

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Sustainabilty Fair, 2017!

Sustainabilty Fair, 2017!

We are having a Clean Energy and Sustainability Fair "Get Your Green On" for the families and residents of Cape Ann. The fair will take place on April 29, 2017 at the O’Maley Innovation Middle School in Gloucester, MA. Learn more!

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GDT Column: Drive green — the price is right

GDT Column: Drive green — the price is right

TownGreen2025, following our mission to help reduce the carbon footprint of Cape Ann, is excited to support this group-purchasing electric vehicle program, the first to be held here in the Northeast. Electric vehicles can go farther on a full charge than the average car drives in a day, and now the price is right with Mass Energy’s Drive Green program.

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Letter: There is hope on climate change

Letter: There is hope on climate change

…We have demonstrated through extensive research and measurements the power of our scientifically planted tropical forests to absorb massive amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. So much, in fact, that our tropical forest plantations are sucking up at least 10 times more carbon dioxide, on a per-hectare basis, than the aggregate of all of the world’s tropical forests.…

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Renewable Energy and Cooperatives: Lanesville's Past, Present and Future

Renewable Energy and Cooperatives: Lanesville's Past, Present and Future

Dick Prouty, Lanesville resident, will give a talk on renewable alternatives, including neighborhood solar "farms", and how they could be structured as a cooperative.

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Now is the time to go solar!

The goal of the Solar Challenge is to encourage Cape Anners to switch from electricity generated by oil & gas to clean green electricity generated with their own solar panels. To learn more call 1-800-903-6130

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Check out the Mass Solar Loan

Check out the Mass Solar Loan

Is a solar installation now essentially free to most of us in Cape Ann? Yes, it is, and that may seem too good to be true. But in this case it is a fact! Massachusetts has announced a new loan program to help moderate-income homeowners install solar panels, so that all may benefit from solar and support our state and national need to move to clean energy. This program is called the Mass Solar Loan.

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How to apply for a Mass Solar Loan

How to apply for a Mass Solar Loan

Learn how to apply for a Mass Solar Loan. It can potentially save you money two ways: as a low interest loan and as a buy-down program!

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Healthy Home Healthy Planet

Find out how they zeroed out our home's carbon footprint, stopped paying energy bills, helped the planet, and became the 1st renovated home in Massachusetts, and one of the 1st in the U.S., to produce more energy than we consume.

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