Archive for Tag: Green Building

Want to stay up-to-date? Get our news sent to you by email.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

BCT faculty to host One Day Mass Energy Conference (Apr 4th, 2014)

Post thumbnail

On May 1st, 2014, the UMASS Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources is hosting the “One Day Mass Energy Conference” to help communities with renewable energy and energy efficiency. Participate in a one-day workshop connecting municipal and planning officials, community groups, and businesses. Explore the opportunities […]

Ben Weil presents at Western Mass Green Consortium (Dec 17th, 2013)

12-17-2013 12-31-12

As part of the Western Mass Green Consortium’s Green Night, Ben Weil presented on December 11th a talk on “The REAL performance of hot water heating and their effects on building efficiency”.

Leers Weinzapfel Associates recommended for Integrated Design Building at UMass (Oct 31st, 2013)

Leers Weinzapfel

  Boston-based Architecture firm Leers Weinzapfel Associates has been recommended to Katherine Craven, the Executive Director of the UMBA, to be the design firm for the Integrated Design Building at UMass. As mentioned before, this building will in a few years become the new home for BCT, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, and Architecture+Design. We are […]

L. Carl Fiocchi wins Autodesk Excellence in Analysis Award (Oct 28th, 2013)

sustainingmodernity_icon

L. Carl Fiocchi, a Ph.D. Candidate in BCT, just won the Autodesk Excellence in Analysis Award. About the project This project is an analysis of the Gropius House, a Modernist icon constructed in 1938.  The intent was to deconstruct and analyze several passive solar shading techniques that Walter Gropius had incorporated into the building and site […]

Simi Hoque’s Urban Modeling (Oct 17th, 2013)

Post thumbnail

Dr. Simi Hoque is passionate about improving the ways in which buildings use the earth’s resources.  She teaches environmental systems and sustainable design principles in the Department of Environmental Conservation at UMass Amherst. Her research, partially funded by the Center’s Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, is focused around the application and development of energy-efficient buildings. Dr. […]