Brief | 80 x 50 | 07.17.17

Carbon Free Boston Request for Proposals

Through this Request for Proposals, the ISE at Boston University seeks a Consultant to provide services specific to the production of a Carbon Free Boston report. This report will quantify the most effective combination of technologies and policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the energy, buildings, transportation, and waste sectors. Carbon Free Boston will also inform the GHG strategies that will be articulated in the City’s Climate Action Plan Update that will be released in 2018.

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Case Study | Health Care | 07.13.17

GRC Profile in Climate Action, A Case Study on Clean, Green Health

GRC HCWG hospitals lead their sector nationwide in public policy engagement and climate preparedness and reached more than 27 percent greenhouse gas reductions in 2017, exceeding the City’s and Commonwealth’s goal of 25 percent by 2020. This case study looks at the amazing impact the healthcare sector has on resiliency measures in Boston. 

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Report | Energy, Higher Education | 05.16.17

Boston Area Lab Energy Benchmarking Study

The Higher Education Working Group commissioned a data collection and analysis effort to better understand how Boston area lab buildings compare to each other with regards to energy use and to lab buildings nationally.

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Report | Commercial Real Estate | 05.15.17

The Commercial Net Zero Energy Building Market in Boston

Exploring the commercial net zero energy building market in boston and implementing net zero energy buildings is critical to reducing commercial sector emissions and energy use. This overview document will discuss the feasibility of commercial net zero energy buildings in Boston and explore options that encourage the construction of these facilities.

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Report | Climate Preparedness | 12.08.16

Climate Ready Boston Report

This the latest report for Climate Ready Boston, the City’s ongoing initiative to prepare Boston for the impacts of climate change.…

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Presentation | GRC Meeting | 11.21.16

King Tide 2016

The GRC convened on November 21, 2016.  These slides accompanied a discussion about the King Tide of 2016. To view…

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Brief | GRC Meeting | 11.21.16

GRC Core Strategies

The GRC convened on November 21, 2016.  This document accompanied a discussion on the GRC Core Straetgies. To view all…

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Presentation | GRC Meeting | 11.21.16

November 2016 GRC Meeting Slides

The GRC convened on November 21, 2016.  These slides accompanied the meeting. To view all the materials from this meeting,…

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