- Power Scorecard presents Twenty Things You Can Do to Conserve Energy
- The New England Wind Map
- International Ground Source Heat Pump Association - a good source for geothermal technology:
- The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy on Geothermal Heat Pumps
- Interesting article about the mercury in CFL
- Earthwatch Institute's Sustainability Page - a good source of information on Green Solutions
- MTC’s Clean Energy Choice program - Note: The “For Towns and Cities” page contains information about the matching grants and the current level of sign up in Bolton. Also, pls note that there are other green electricity options in addition to Mass Energy’s GreenStart program. They are a Mass-based non profit and do a lot of outreach here, so that is why they are more familiar to activists, towns, etc.
- Boston Globe article on new requirements for real estate developers/builders
- Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium (GHPC)
- International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) - search for their list of accredited installers, certified GeoExchange Designers, and Trainers.
- Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) from the U.S. Green Building Council
- Green Building Rating System for New Construction (LEED-NC) - download fairly large PDF
- NEXUS - our MA Green Building Council affiliates based in Boston. A great Green Building Resource Center!
- International Walk to School Month (October)
- list of certified vendors in MA for Geothermal solutions from Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium
- Technical Resources on Green Solutions from the Green Roundtable (NEXUS)
- GreenDepot, Environmental Living and Building supplies. Located in MA, selling everything from environmentally friendly cleaning supplies to building supplies.
- Boston Green Drinks: where people who work in the environmental field meet up for a beer at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. It's a good mix of folks from NGOs, Academia, government and business that mingle, chat, network, etc.