Archive for June 2012

Charlestown, RI beaches get a breath of fresh air!

Town Beach pavilion

After years of using unsightly, non-ADA compliant portable restrooms at Town Beach and Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, RI, beachgoers now have beautiful, sanitary and odor-free restrooms.  The bathhouses are not only gorgeous, but they are engineered to protect the environment! Since both beaches lie in what are deemed to be “critical resource areas” by […]

Camp Asto Wamah adds sustainablility to daily routine

For over 100 years Camp Asto Wamah has offered boys and girls of New England a healthy and wholesome camping experience.  Since 1910 Asto Wamah’s motto has been “Remember the Other Fellow”.  This maxim holds more relevance today as we all strive to preserve our natural resources for future generations. Over the years as the […]

Clivus New England, Inc. to present at 2012 NH Lakes Congress

Remote waterfront restroom

Clivus New England, Inc., is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the 2012 NH Lakes Association Conference at Church Landing at Mills Falls, Meredith, NH on Friday, June 22.  Stop by our booth, or join our Session II presentation and learn how Clivus composting systems and greywater filters can lower nitrogen and […]

US Forest Service builds LEED sustainable headquarters

US Forest Service White Mtn. HQ

In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and increase its sustainability and energy efficiency, the US Forest Service decided to consolidate three regional offices of the Pemigewasset Ranger District. With an eye on achieving a minimum US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) rating of Silver, the architect incorporated […]

Appalachian Mountain Club: New Sustainable Bathhouse at Noble View

bath-house-1

Click to see case study Throughout its 350+ year history the Appalachian Mountain Club has been a role model for land conservation and natural resource preservation.  It is only fitting that that new bathhouse at AMC Noble View in Russell, MA, reflects these sustainable qualities while reaching out to a broader population of visitors.  Featured […]

East Mautunuck Beach Pavilion aims to receive USGBC LEED silver certification.

East Matunuck Pavilion-south view

A wind turbine, natural daylighting, solar hot water, and Clivus composting waste treatment are a few of the innovative and alternative technologies featured in the new bathhouse at East Matunuck Beach.  RI Department of Environmental Management recently replaced the outdated 1970’s masonry bathhouse with this state-of-the-art sustainable pavilion, making it one of the “greenest” state […]