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Planning101: Clean Energy

Clean Energy

Planning101 is a space for MAPC staff to share their wealth of knowledge on topics related to smart growth and regional collaboration. This blog covers a diverse range of issues that include transportation, clean energy, land use, environment, public health, local government, equity, the innovative usage of public data, and the process of creating digital tools.

Solar Water Heater

Keeping Cool & Warm While Staying Green: Clean Heating and Cooling for Municipalities

August 14, 2019

Keeping Cool and Warm While Staying Green An Introduction to Clean Heating & Cooling (CH&C) Opportunities for Municipalities in Massachusetts […]

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Colorful board on which participants wrote their ideas about how to beat extreme heat

Wicked Hot Boston: Documenting Extreme Heat in the Greater Boston Area

June 19, 2019

As public schools let out this week in Greater Boston, summer fun is on people’s minds and many are planning […]

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Koi fish sculpture made out of fishing net at Wake Up the Earth 2019

Schools of Thought on Climate Change: MAPC’s Newest Art Installation

May 22, 2019

Climate change is already visible across the Metro Boston region, forcing individuals and communities to cope with increasingly severe weather, […]

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Peak Demand management logo

Gearing Up to Ramp Down: Preparing Your Municipality to Manage Peak Demand

April 22, 2019

With spring on its way and the weather warming up, communities around the Greater Boston region are starting to plan […]

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Building under construction

Getting to Net Zero: How Your Municipality Can Help Improve the Building Code

February 21, 2019

The building sector is the second-largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Massachusetts. With increasing awareness of the negative […]

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MAPC’s 2019-2020 Legislative Priorities

January 29, 2019

The deadline to file bills for the 2019-2020 Massachusetts legislative session was Friday, Jan. 19. Over 5,000 bills were filed […]

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