Sustainable Arlington

An Envision Arlington committee & a Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) chapter

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Sustainable Arlington December Meeting + AGENDA
Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
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Sustainable Arlington is an environment committee of Envision Arlington and a Massachusetts Climate Action (MCAN) chapter.

Our monthly meetings are open to the public and all are welcome.

We will meet virtually on zoom.

Please register in advance for this meeting:
https://town-arlington-ma-us.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuce6prDMpHNLePXqRTAqsyX8ztzhPghRK

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda

  1. Introductions.
  2. Native American Land Acknowledgement 
  3. Buildings are part of the climate solution
    1. New MA building codes. Including the Net Zero Stretch Code, are an important opportunity  Brief update on Stretch Codes and Net Zero Buildings
    2. Electrify Arlington Campaign Next Steps
  4. For discussion: Work with Arlington Libraries to create a “decarbonization resources collection” of print and electronic publications, accessible through the library. Goal: provide additional source of community support for transitioning homes and other buildings to net zero. Look into collaborating with Electrify Arlington Campaign and Sustainability Manager Talia Fox.
  5. Updates:
    1. Planning Department
    2. MCAN
  6. New Business
  7. Vote to approve August, September, October minutes
  8. Adjourn

Next meeting:  Jan. 2023. Date TBD. The agenda will be posted on our website and on the Town calendar here.

December resources:

    1. Making heat recovery ventilators sexy. Sure, we’d all love a new kitchen instead of a pricey, invisible insulation job. But only one of them can save the planet. By Yvonne Abraham Globe Columnist, Dec. 7, 2022  
    2. Mass. needs a Zero Carbon Renovation Fund
      1. https://www.massclimateaction.org/the_zero_carbon_renovation_fund
      2. https://blog.greenenergyconsumers.org/blog/our-review-of-the-massachusetts-clean-heat-commission-report
    3. Mass. Commission on Clean Heat. Final Report, Nov. 30, 2022
Location  online, please register in advance