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Clivus answers the Living Building Challenge

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The “Living Building Challenge” is probably the most rigorous of the sustainable building protocols, and Clivus New England has what it takes to answer the water conservation challenge.  You can find Clivus waste treatment systems at three of Massachusetts’ newest LBC projects: Kellogg House at Williams College, Williamstown, MA; The Kern Center at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA; and […]

Brooks School builds sustainable living dormitory

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Brooks School in North Andover, MA, saw its first class in the fall of 1927.  Founded by Endicott Peabody, Headmaster of Groton, the school was named for Phillips Brooks, an Episcopal preacher, former Bishop of Massachusetts and a North Andover resident.  The main goal of the school was to not only prepare students for college, […]

Shoals Marine Lab, Kittery, Maine

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Shoals Marine Lab Goes Sustainable! Six miles off the Coast of Kittery, Maine, and Portsmouth, NH, sits the 95 acre Isles of Shoals island of Appledore, home to the Shoals Marine Lab.  Operated jointly by University of New Hampshire and Cornell University to provide marine biology, ecology, and sustainability courses to boarding students, it has […]