Archive for the ‘Beaches’ Category

Crane Beach Opens Sustainable Bathhouse!

123► Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA has been a landmark in the coastal Northeast for close to a century. Families have flocked to this gorgeous beach for decades. Operated and maintained by The Trustees of the Reservations as a recreation spot, it is also a conservation area that serves as the home of a wildlife […]

Crane Beach Begins Sustainable Construction

Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA has been a landmark in the coastal Northeast for close to a century.   Operated and maintained by The Trustees of the Reservations as a recreation and conservation area, it is also the home of a wildlife refuge and the nesting grounds for the endangered piping plover. With the old restrooms […]

Charlestown, RI beaches get a breath of fresh air!

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 […]

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

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  RI Department of Environmental Management recently replaced the outdated 1970’s masonry bathhouse with this state-of-the-art sustainable pavilion, making it one of the “greenest” state […]

East Matunuck Beach Pavilion construction well under way!

Clivus New England, Inc., is proud to be a part of the new sustainable bathhouse pavilion at East Matunuck Beach in South Kingstown, RI.  RI DEM hopes to achieve a minimum of USGBC LEED Silver status.  The new pavilion is replacing the 30+ year old cinder block building constructed in the 1970s. Various types of […]