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Local Energy Planning in Medford

I know it’s been forever since I’ve posted anything (see the usual excuses: school, work, buying a house), but I just had to share some videos that I helped create at MAPC. I’ve been interning in the Energy Division of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council for the last nine months, assisting local governments with energy […]

Greenovate Boston

We’ve had some great visitors in my classes this semester, but a standout has been Brad Swing, Director of Energy Policy for the City of Boston. He was there to talk about the city’s new Greenovate Boston program. Mullen Advertising created the umbrella branding for the city’s environmental efforts, encompassing such activities as public transit, recycling, […]

Weatherization Barnraising

This weekend we participated in a weatherization barnraising organized by the Cambridge Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET). No, we weren’t weatherizing an actual barn; neighbors from all over Cambridge got together to help make two homes more energy efficient. We worked on things all over the houses, from installing aerators and low-flow showerheads to insulating.