Sustainable Arlington

Envision Arlington/Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) Chapter

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Community Choice Aggregation

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local renewable energy:

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Welcome to Sustainable Arlington

Sustainable Arlington acts on the local level to promote climate stabilization and other important environmental goals.  We are a Town of Arlington Environment Committee under Envision Arlington (formerly Vision 2020) and a chapter of the Massachusetts Climate Action Network.  See our yearly project statement in the Town of Arlington Annual Report, under Community Development and Planning, 

If you have ideas for ways Arlington can reduce home and Town energy consumption, speed up the switch to renewable energy, or manage Arlington's environmental resources more sustainably, please come to one of our  monthly meetings listed on this website.

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 Arlington EcoFest Power Day

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 1- 5 pm

 Arlington Town Hall Auditorium

730 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA

free

We'll be looking at energy use, efficiency and choices.  The goal is to show Arlington residents practical things they can do right now to improve home and transportation energy efficiency, switch to renewable energy, and start planning for the next steps to take on the path to a clean energy future.

Children's Concert with Diane Taraz, 1:30 pm

  • Home and transporation energy efficiency and technology
  • State & local programs to help residents take advantage of the many related opportunities. 
  • Are you a renter or homeowner?
  • Are you just starting to think about LED light bulbs, energy vampires, home insulation, and cleaning heating and cooling options, or have you already done these? 
  • Wherever you currently (pun intended) sit on the home energy performance spectrum, there will be something for you at EcoFest. 

CALL FOR ENERGY AMBASSADORS:  EV OWNERS

Weather permitting, we'll feature some local electric car owners with their cars to tell you firsthand about their ownership experience and answer your questions.  In case of bad weather, this event will be rescheduled to Arlington EcoFest Earth Week in late April. If you have an electric car and experience that you would like to share at this event, please use the "contact us" button on this website.

CALL FOR ENERGY AMBASSADORS:  HOME PERFORMANCE 

Would you like to be a home performance ambassador at EcoFest?  You could be, if you have installed one or more of these in your Arlington home:  air source heat pump heating and cooling (either mini-splits or the ducted type), ground source heat pump heating and cooling,  solar hot water, or advanced wood heating.  If interested, please contact Arlington HeatSmart Coach Andy Winslow at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 ARLINGTON'S Community Choice Aggregation

 OUR BULK PURCHASE GREEN ELECTRICITY PROGRAM

If you have questions about Arlington's community bulk purchase electricity program that helps you go green and support New England generated renewable energy, come to EcoFest.  Mothers Out Front, Sustainable Arlington and others will be ready to answer your questions about Community Choice Aggregation. Details at arlingtoncca.com

 

save the date and come to EcoFest.  Have some fun, learn some things, and spark your home and transportation energy enthusiasm.

 

Organized by Sustainable Arlington, Arlington Mothers Out Front, with support from the Town of Arlington.

 

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