Skip to content
Archive of entries posted on October 2010

What Works – Driving Demand for Home Energy Improvements

How do you motivate homeowners to invest in comprehensive home upgrades that eliminate energy waste, avoid high energy bills and spur the economy?  The Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) just published a study of lessons learned from residential energy efficiency programs from around the country. In the report’s executive summary, the authors …read more

FacebookEmailLinkedInShare

Lexington three-part speaker series focused on Home Energy Efficiency

Starting in November, the Lexington Global Warming Action Coalition (LexGWAC) will host a three-part speaker series focused on Home Energy Efficiency. The series is designed to assist residents in reviewing the ways they use energy in their homes and to discuss strategies for lowering energy bills and reducing greenhouse gas contributions. On Wednesday, November 10, …read more

FacebookEmailLinkedInShare

Needham Community Farm – 350.org Event

The Needham Community Farm hosted a 350.org “International Work Party” last week which was co-sponsored by the Green Needham Collaborative and First Parish Church. “Work party” volunteers helped winterize the NCF pilot gardens by layering newspapers and hay over the vegetable beds. The group had lots of fun working and enjoyed snacking on apples generously …read more

FacebookEmailLinkedInShare

Earth25 Walking Incentive Program Kicked-Off in Needham

Approximately one thousand Needham students walked to school on Friday October 8th to celebrate International Walk to School Day (IWSD). Students from 5,000 U.S. schools in all 50 states joined children from 40 countries around the world in the IWSD, which kicked off the International Walk to School Month of October. Walk to School events …read more

FacebookEmailLinkedInShare

Green Kids-What we are up to

Green Kids is off to a great start. Together we have chosen the theme endangered habitats to focus our efforts on this year. Each school will individually decide how to take the theme and make it most meaningful to the kids at their schools. With so many habitats to choose, one school may focus on …read more

FacebookEmailLinkedInShare