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Archive of entries posted on February 2012

Preventing Ice Damming

Green Needham and Next Step Living presented the first in a series of one-hour Weatherization Seminars on January 23rd, 2012. Our inaugural topic was ice damming. Those long icicles hanging precariously off the edges of roofs can cause significant long-term damage to your home and health. The presentation by Travis Estes of Next Step Living …read more

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Needham Farmers Market Approved!

It is all systems GO! The Planning Board approved the Special Permit for the Needham Farmers Market to operate on the front lawn of First Parish Church in Needham Center. This is shaping up to be a real community building project because in addition to allowing eight vendors, the Board approved an area for Needham …read more

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See Amory Lovins in the Boston area – Feb. 14 – 16

Amory Lovins has been redefining the possible at the Rocky Mountain Institute that he co-founded with his collaborator and former wife Hunter Lovins thirty years ago. Their work on advanced resource productivity and innovative business strategies that provided the intellectual capital for the “think and do” work of RMI was captured in their 1999 book …read more

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Recognizing Needham businesses for energy efficiency

Green Needham would like to recognize local businesses that have taken measures to cut their energy use. In early 2012 Green Needham will commission a brass plaque to commemorate the community groups and organizations that have contributed to making Needham a more sustainable community by getting their members to take the 10% Challenge to reduce …read more

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