On April 19, 2012, we received the Green Home Renovation and Conservation award for the construction of 81 Brent Street. We received this award because our home incorporates energy efficiency, water conservation, and sustainable design. Our home is 45% more efficient than the average home and produces energy on-site with solar hot water and a solar electric [...]
Ignoring looming storm clouds, Codman Square residents and city officials came out to Wainwright Park on Saturday to celebrate the opening of Dorchester’s most environmentally sustainable home. Located at 81 Brent Street, the new three-unit home was designed by Codman Square residents Cynthia Loesch and Ivan Liriano to showcase what they consider “green living” principles, [...]
On Saturday Dorchester residents, Mayor Thomas Menino and State Representative Russell Holmes cut the ribbon at 81 Brent St. to celebrate the completion of the neighborhood's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certified house. "We hope to see more developments like this focused on reducing its impact on the environment and creating a safer home, all [...]
The couple earlier this month hosted a ribbon cutting for the first LEED Platinum-level green building in Dorchester, the neighborhood in Boston where they both grew up. It’s an example of how modern conveniences, such as home automation, fit nicely with green building gear. […]
1:30 PM August 27, 2011 81 Brent Street Dorchester 02124 Learn how this home will receive the highest rating issued by the U.S. Green Building Council, the nation’s foremost authority on environmentally responsible building practices. Under the Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System, 81 Brent is a showcase of healthy, green housing. This [...]
Thanks To Everyone That Helped! 81 Brent held its second educational install with the community and Land Escapes. With the help of over 40 people we were able to install a rainwater harvesting system that will collect 100% of the runoff water from the roof and will be used for the sustainable landscape. [slickr-flickr tag="rainwater" type="slideshow"]In installing [...]
Click here to review the flyer for the Educational Installation of Hot Water and PV Solar System.
Come join us for the educational install of the Rainwater Harvesting System! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.In addition, you will be able to earn LEED training Points