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Archive of posts filed under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation category.

Green Needham Creates new Home Energy Savings Team

To advance our goal of reducing energy use in Needham homes, Green Needham has created a new team, the Home Energy Savings Team.  This team will build on our success with the NStar Community Home Energy Challenge, during which we increased the number of homeowners participating in Mass Save® programs to reduce energy use. The …read more


Post Summit Comments – Energy efficiency and conservation

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Breakout Group Basics

Some “essential questions” to open the conversation What are the obstacles that business and private citizens have in reducing energy use in buildings? Perceptions that it costs too much upfront Perception that “what I do does not matter” Social norms have been shown to be very powerful in changing behavior. How might we create a …read more