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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.

National Energy Efficiency Day 2019: MAPC’s Initiatives

October 2, 2019

October 2 is National Energy Efficiency Day, and MAPC is joining with other regional and national organizations to highlight the […]

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Solar canopy over the Wayland Middle School parking lot.

Clean Tech and Climate Resilience Converge in Wayland

September 24, 2019

Wayland’s newest resilience technology may not look flashy – just a series of boxes on the wall at the middle […]

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Building Codes for Climate Part II: Finalizing Your Voting Roster For The IECC

September 19, 2019

You heard from us earlier this spring about the impact and importance of municipal involvement in the international building code […]

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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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