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This screenshot from the Diamond System Builder shows that the software calculates the heating and cooling capacity at the design temperature.
 

June 14, 2019

Lessons from the Field: Month One of the Whole-Home ASHP Pilot

MassCEC’s whole-home air-source heat pump pilot program has been running for just over a month. As we promised, we’re planning to provide regular updates about... READ THE FULL POST

May 20, 2019

Get Paid for Your Building’s Energy Storage System

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has said that energy storage has the potential to "reduce costs for ratepayers and help create a clean and resilient energy future." To capitalize... READ THE FULL POST

This new construction home is heated entirely by air-source heat pumps. Can you spot the outdoor unit? (Photograph by Randi Baird Photography)
 

May 08, 2019

Electrify Your Heating!

More and more energy policy makers are starting to adopt the mantra “Electrify Everything.” Last week the New York Times ran an editorial promoting the concept of electrifying... READ THE FULL POST

2018 Code Inspector Training in Wayland, MA 

April 30, 2019

Municipal Code Inspectors Bolster Their Solar PV Inspection Expertise

Last year, MassCEC partnered with the Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) and Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) to conduct 5 Municipal Code Inspector Trainings across the Commonwealth. The goal of these... READ THE FULL POST

March 25, 2019

An Approach to Commercializing New Water Technology

For over a hundred years, wastewater technology has essentially remained the same. While other utilities have taken steps to become more energy efficient and cost effective, wastewater utilities in general have not stayed ahead of the technology curve. Because of this,... READ THE FULL POST

Source: MassCEC analysis of EEA data

March 20, 2019

The Case for Clean Heating and Cooling

We’re bombarded on an almost daily basis with reports on the impacts of climate change, both what we’re seeing today and what will happen in the coming decades. While it can leave all of us feeling like we’re in a dire, irreversible situation, those reports serve as a call to action. And as a... READ THE FULL POST

                       Training exercise at the Stow Fire Academy

March 07, 2019

Energy Storage Safety for Massachusetts Fire Services

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) facilitated three energy storage fire safety trainings in February throughout the Commonwealth. The trainings, which occurred in Everett, Foxborough, and Stow, all sold out due to the growing interest in storage safety from Massachusetts firefighters... READ THE FULL POST

February 11, 2019

How an Internship Led to A Career in Clean Energy

As a student at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, Tom O’Neill was looking to break into the clean energy world. Since he was going to a vocational school he was looking for programs where he could gain technical skills that would help him... READ THE FULL POST

January 30, 2019

MassCEC’s Learn and Earn Event at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal

On August 1, 2018, over 100 high school students from New Bedford High School, Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School, Norfolk County Agricultural High School, Malden High School and John D. O’Bryant High School (partnered with Northeastern University) visited MassCEC’s New Bedford Marine... READ THE FULL POST

December 18, 2018

Clean Energy Activity Day Educates Sandwich STEM Academy

On May 22, 2018, approximately 750 sixth through eighth grade students participated in Clean Energy Activity Day at the Sandwich STEM Academy in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Kathleen Driscoll, Staff Associate at the Environmental Health & Safety Department of the nearby Massachusetts Maritime... READ THE FULL POST

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