Green Features at MABA

Conserving Energy

  • Energy and lighting audit completed and recommendations implemented
  • Additional insulation has been installed and the buildings have been airsealed
  • All incandescent light bulbs have been replaced with LED bulbs
  • All fluorescent tube lighting has been replaced with LED tube lighting
  • EnergyStar appliances installed in staff housing
  • Refrigerators have been replaced with EnergyStar models
  • Replaced computer monitors with energy efficient monitors
  • Programmable thermostats installed
  • Recycling program

Buying Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources

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

Generating Renewable Energy

Conserving Water

  • 7 dual-flush toilets installed
  • EnergyStar washing machine installed

Enhancing Energy Education

  • Interpretation of energy and water conservation features and photovoltaic array
  • Photovoltaic array electricity production on internet in real time