Gray water results trickling in

Some of our first pilot project gray water results are in! We have saved 250 gallons at one lodging house location, and 120 at a single home owner over a 3 month period. We can’t wait to install more sink positive units at several more metrowest/central Mass locations including a…

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CGLIHC launches gray water initiative!

Five systems were distributed and are being installed today, with homeowners, a church, a farm, and low-income housing all measuring water savings and usage which will be compiled for a report and meetings with stakeholders to include gray water policies in state efficiency programs.  These systems= real savings in water/sewer…

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100% Renewable Energy Summit

This past Fall we were proud to host the first 100% Renewable Energy Summit in partnership with Environment Massachusetts, Dismas House, and Renew Worcester.  Low-income advocates and residents, energy companies, environmentalists, housing advocates, legislators, architects and engineers all convened to discuss and review energy policies in Massachusetts and how to…

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Statement on SMART Solar program

Dear DOER – Today I am writing to you as the Co-Executive Director of Dismas House, a low-income housing provider in New England’s second largest community Worcester, and as former member of the Governor’s Affordable Access to Clean and Efficient Energy Initiative working group over the past year.  Additionally, our…

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