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By |September 6th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2012 Mayor’s Green Residential Award

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 [...]

By |May 22nd, 2012|Categories: Awards, Greenovate|0 Comments

Dorchester Reporter – Platinum and green in full bloom on Brent Street

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, [...]

By |November 3rd, 2011|Categories: News Articles|0 Comments

Boston.com – Dorchester celebrates first ‘Green House’

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 [...]

By |November 3rd, 2011|Categories: News Articles|0 Comments

81 Brent Feature on Cnet

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. […]

By |November 2nd, 2011|Categories: News Articles|0 Comments

Open House (August 27th, 2011)

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 [...]

By |August 22nd, 2011|Categories: Educational Installs|0 Comments

Boston Shines Rainwater Harvesting System Installation Recap

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 [...]

By |May 9th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Educational Installation of Hot Water and PV Solar System- April 23, 2011

Click here to review the flyer for the Educational Installation of Hot Water and PV Solar System.

By |April 10th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boston Shines Rainwater Harvesting System Installation- April 30, 2011

Come join us for the educational install of the Rainwater Harvesting System! Email us at 81brentst@gmail.com for more information.In addition, you will be able to earn LEED training Points

By |April 10th, 2011|Categories: Educational Installs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cornin/Wainwright Park Design

We worked with the Codman Square Neighborhood Council to secure funds to renovate the park that faces 81 Brent Street. Construction begins September 2011 and will be complete before June 2012.  […]