You are invited to the next Wellesley Green Collaborative meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, from 9-11:15am, in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St.
The main theme of the meeting will be Sustainable Buildings.
Buildings contribute approximately 53% of Wellesley’s town-wide carbon footprint and approximately 70% of the municipality’s carbon footprint, which includes schools. This Collaborative meeting will focus on the state of the art of sustainable/net zero energy (NZE) construction and its application to commercial, municipal and residential construction.
The Sustainable Energy Committee will ask Annual Town Meeting 2020 to approve Sustainable Building Guidelines so that municipal new construction, municipal major renovations/additions, and private development on Town-owned land in Wellesley reflect best practices in sustainable and NZE building design and help Wellesley reduce its carbon footprint.
The Collaborative will also provide opportunities to: