Archive for the ‘Educational’ Category

Haverhill High School

The sports fields at Haverhill High School are a good distance from the school, making it difficult for athletes and spectators to reach a restroom. Oftentimes the school is locked during after-hours games, leaving visitors with no option at all. Recent renovations and upgrades to the fields provided the perfect time to add a restroom to […]

WRWA: Protecting the Westport Watershed

Since 1976 Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) has been committed to the preservation and protection of the Westport Watershed and the coastal environment shared by its surrounding communities in MA and RI. Upon acquiring the historic Head Garage as its intended headquarters and education center, WRWA knew that necessary renovations must include sustainable technologies, especially […]

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center (SLNSC) in Holderness, NH, was founded in 1966, and since then visitation has grown to 61,000 annually.  With hiking trails, gardens, playground, animal preserve and zoo, interactive exhibits, environmental education, and lake cruises it is easy to find something to interest everyone.  With the growth of the center the need […]

Clivus answers the Living Building Challenge

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

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

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 […]