Green Features at Laughing Brook

Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary is doing its part to leave a lighter footprint on the environment by utilizing green technology.

Conserving Energy

  • Energy audit completed and recommendations implemented
  • Additional insulation has been installed in the house and the building has been airsealed
  • All incandescent light bulbs have been replaced with LED bulbs
  • Refrigerator has been replaced with EnergyStar model
  • Oil furnace replaced with high-efficiency propane furnace
  • High efficiency dehumidifier installed

Buying Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources

  • 100% green electricity purchased from Mass Energy (New England Wind product) for all electricity not produced on site

Conserving Water

  • 1 dual-flush toilet installed
  • EnergyStar dishwasher and washing machine installed