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Takeaways from the Climate Leadership Summit

March 16, 2017

GreenerU President and CEO, David Adamian, has authored an article for Second Nature’s most recent newsletter discussing his conclusions from the Second Nature Presidential Climate Leadership Summit that happened in Tempe, AZ last month. This article, Takeaways from the Climate Leadership Summit, provides a brief review of topics covered at the summit as well as a… Read More…

Second Nature and GreenerU Partnership

December 16, 2016

We are excited to announce that Second Nature and GreenerU are partnering up to help institutions advance their greenhouse gas mitigation strategies.  This partnership makes obvious sense because of the shared mission of the two organizations. As Second Nature strives to help build a sustainable and positive global future through leadership networks in higher education,… Read More…

Behavior Change Programs and Energy – GreenerU’s case study included in ACEEE Behavior Change Programs: Status and Impact Report

November 28, 2016

It is winter time! You know what that means? Snow, sledding, and, unfortunately, open windows on college and university campuses. At least that was the case at Brown University before Brown partnered with GreenerU on a campus-wide Dorm Energy Efficiency Program back in 2011. GreenerU’s three-year pilot project and study with Brown University was outlined… Read More…

In the News: Energy Efficiency — A Programmatic Approach, Article by David C. Adamian

March 18, 2016

GreenerU President and CEO, David Adamian, has authored an article, Energy Efficiency — A Programmatic Approach, featured as the cover story within APPA’s Facilities Manager Magazine‘s March/April 2016 sustainability-themed issue. See introductory excerpt below and click here for the full article. ‘Most schools require that their energy efficiency projects provide quick paybacks, implying returns in the high teens (or better),… Read More…

GreenerU to Offer New Workshop This June: Facilitation for Organizational Change

March 14, 2016

GreenerU – in partnership with our hosts, Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University – is excited to announce a new workshop series this summer – Facilitation for Organizational Change. These one-day workshops provide higher education professionals with an outstanding opportunity to develop the essential facilitation skillsets to support organizational change on their campus. Read More…

Terry Sobolewski Joins the GreenerU Board of Directors

January 27, 2016

GreenerU welcomes Terry Sobolewski of National Grid as the newest member of the GreenerU Board of Directors. In his role as Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer of Customer Organization, Terry is responsible for National Grid’s strategy on brand, new products, emerging technologies, sales of gas conversion and energy efficiency programs, gas and electric procurement and supply, and customer analytics. Read More…

Rick Studholme Promoted to Vice President of Finance and Administration

January 4, 2016

GreenerU is proud to announce Rick Studholme’s promotion as Vice President, Finance and Administration. As GreenerU’s former Director of Finance and Administration, Rick has contributed to company-wide growth. Read More…

GreenerU Chairman Rob Pratt joins NECEC in Paris for COP21

December 11, 2015

As the groundbreaking COP21 Paris climate talks wrapped up, Rob Pratt, GreenerU Chairman, joined the NECEC as one of their member delegates to discuss the Northeast as a leader in the clean energy grid on a panel titled ‘Energy Innovation and the US Northeast Clean Energy Grid’ at La Galerie des Solutions in Paris. Read More…

GreenerU leads Babson to an AASHE STARS status of ‘Rising Star – Gold’

December 7, 2015

GreenerU’s support of Babson College’s Sustainability program helped to earn the school a ‘Rising Star – Gold’ status in the 2015 Sustainable Campus Index for the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) developed by AASHE. Read More…

In The News: Growing a green business: Three small companies make a go of it.

July 28, 2015

Boston, MA – An article in “The Green Issue” of the most recent Boston Globe Magazine highlights GreenerU and two other environmentally oriented businesses in the Boston area.  “We’re a little like personal trainers…” the article touches on the breadth and unique aspects of GreenerU’s approach to helping our clients meet their various energy challenges. … Read More…

Kailash Viswanathan Promoted to Vice President of Operations

June 17, 2015

GreenerU is proud to announce Kailash Viswanathan as the new Vice President of Operations at GreenerU. Previously, he served as the company’s Vice President of Energy Efficiency. Viswanathan has over 20 years of experience as a business leader in energy efficiency and has led the development and implementation of major energy efficiency and CHP projects. Read More…

In The News: SynergE Worcester Saving Energy and Inspiring Local University Students

May 10, 2015

The Worcester Telegram’s May 10th article highlights the many achievements of the SynergE Worcerster initiative, a collaborative effort by GreenerU, National Grid, and three participating Universities – Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute – to save up to $6 million in energy savings across the three colleges over the next five years for the three schools. Read More…

SynergE Worcester Initiative on Track to Save More than $1 Million in Annual College Energy Costs

April 29, 2015

Worcester, MA, April 29, 2015 – A collaborative college initiative that was started four years ago is now on track to save more than $1 million in annual energy costs for Clark University, College of the Holy Cross and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. SynergE Worcester, a program that was developed by the three colleges in conjunction with National Grid and GreenerU, is well on its way to bringing about $5 to $6 million in energy savings over the next five years as well as significantly reducing the colleges’ greenhouse gas emissions. Read More…

Second Nature and GreenerU to Present on Using Data to Advance Campus Sustainability

April 9, 2015

Janna Cohen-Rosenthal and Steve Muzzy from Second Nature, and Julian Dautremont-Smith from GreenerU, will be co-facilitating a workshop entitled “Using Data to Advance Campus Sustainability” at Strengthening Ties for Collective Impact: Campus Sustainability in the Northeast Region Conference. The workshop will be held on April 9th and focuses on challenges related to the collection, management and use of campus sustainability data. Read More…

David Adamian Selected to be GreenerU’s CEO – Rob Pratt to Continue as Chairman

March 31, 2015

David Adamian will become GreenerU’s second CEO, succeeding founder Rob Pratt who will continue as Chairman of the Board. “I am delighted to announce David’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer,” Pratt said. Read More…

Brooks School Renovates Athletic Center and Ice Rink: Expects More than $100,000 in Annual Savings

March 11, 2015

North Andover, MA – Brooks School has fully completed major renovations to the school’s ice rink and building systems. Yearly savings are expected to be more than $100,000 and reduce energy usage by 711,640 kWh per year, reducing current energy use by 16.7%. In addition, a yearly water reduction of 290,000 gallons is anticipated from the installation of new low flow plumbing. Read More…

Dean College Completes Major Energy Efficiency Project

February 23, 2015

Dean College has completed a major energy efficiency project as one of the founding colleges participating in the Mass College Green initiative. The project is expected to deliver more than $691,000 in lifetime energy savings and features energy efficiency measures, campus engagement and sustainability components. Read More…

Mount Holyoke College – Greening Projects Enhance Labs and Facilities

November 24, 2014

REPOST – South Hadley, MA – Mount Holyoke College is part of an innovative energy-efficiency project that is expected to deliver more than $580,000 in lifetime energy savings for the College. Read More…

Nichols Energy Efficiency Project to Save More Than $527,000 for the College

November 18, 2014

Dudley, MA – Nichols College is expecting lifetime savings of over $527,000 through the implementation of energy efficiency measures across four buildings as part of the Mass College Green program. Sustainability and behavioral components are also included to engage building occupants and enhance campus-wide sustainable behavior. Read More…

Danielle Dahan Wins $10,000 Grand Prize for MIT’s 2014 Climate CoLab Competition on Building Energy Efficiency

November 7, 2014

Cambridge, MA – Danielle Dahan, Energy Efficiency Engineer at GreenerU, won this year’s $10,000 grand prize at the MIT Climate CoLab Competition on solutions for increasing building energy efficiency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Out of 589 proposals submitted, Danielle won both Judges Choice Award and Grand Prize for her 2014 contribution to Buildings: How can we increase building energy efficiency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Read More…

GreenerU Honored as Breakout Company of the Year at NECEC’s 7th Annual Green Tie Gala

October 31, 2014

Boston, MA — NECEC (New England Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute) awarded GreenerU its 2014 Green Tie Gala Award for Breakout Company of the Year.

NECEC’s Breakout Company of the Year award is given to an organization that that has stood out from the crowd and has made a breakthrough in their sector, hit an inflection point in revenue growth or its commercialization process and established itself as both an industry leader and market-maker. Read More…

GreenerU Named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 Listing: In Top 25% of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in US

September 22, 2014

Watertown, MA – GreenerU, Inc. has been named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list, a group of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. Registering a 3 year growth rate of 429%, the company finished in the top 25% of the of Inc. Magazine’s annual listing. Among engineering companies that qualified for the Inc. 5000 listing, GreenerU was recognized as #11 out of the 66 firms listed. Read More…

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Achieves a 33% Electrical Reduction at Gateway Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center

September 19, 2014

Worcester, MA – Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Gateway Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center at Gateway Park (Gateway Labs) has achieved a 33% electrical reduction in its first summer after a series of improvements completed by GreenerU. Equipment has been upgraded to the latest ASHRAE and ANSI standards, and efforts are underway to maximize each individual’s awareness of personal impact on lab energy use. Read More…

University of Hartford Moves Towards a More Sustainable Campus

January 29, 2014

The University of Hartford has signed on as the second college to participate in the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) sponsored Campus Efficiency Now (CEN) program, an initiative designed to advance energy efficiency in Connecticut’s private colleges and universities. Read More…

MassDevelopment investment helps launch Mass College Green program

August 28, 2013

REPOST – Boston, MA – MassDevelopment, the state’s finance and development agency, announced a $2 million structured financing placement in Mass College Green, a pilot program that seeks to speed up the adoption of energy efficiency measures by independent colleges in the state. Read More…

GreenerU Partners with MassDevelopment and AICUM to Launch Mass College Green

August 27, 2013

MassDevelopment today announced a $2 million structured financing placement in Mass College Green, a pilot program aimed at accelerating the adoption of energy efficiency measures by Massachusetts independent colleges. Read More…

University of New Haven Leads the Way with Campus Efficiency Now

August 15, 2013

Rocky Hill, CT – The University of New Haven (UNH) has become the first college to participate in the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority’s (CEFIA) Campus Efficiency Now (CEN) program, an initiative designed to advance energy efficiency in Connecticut colleges and universities. Read More…

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Rates Babson Among Best Undergraduate B-Schools For Sustainability

May 8, 2013

Babson Park, MA – Babson College was ranked one of Bloomberg’s 2013 Top 10 Best Undergraduate Business schools for Sustainability. The ranking was based on student responses to surveys asking them to rate their programs sustainability offerings. Babson College made the list among other green schools including William & Mary, Santa Clara, and Loyola Marymount. Read More…