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Home Energy

Residential energy use represents a major portion of Acton’s carbon footprint, and a significant cost in every household budget. Green Acton has worked on a variety of projects to reduce residential energy use, or to switch energy use to cleaner power sources.

  • Solarize Acton: a campaign to bring solar panel installations to Acton residences and businesses
  • The Great Acton Energy Challenge: a campaign to bring free heat scans to hundreds of Acton houses, and to find energy leaks that could be investigated by free energy audits and fixed by contractors from a vetted list of providers

The Great Acton Energy Challenge

house-infraredThe Acton Energy Challenge was a campaign run by Green Acton, the Town of Acton, AB PIP STEM, and Sagewell, Inc. in 2012. Sagewell continues to offer this service at www.sagewell.com

Here’s an archive of the campaign.

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Solarize Acton

Solarize Acton was a joint project of the Town of Acton, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, the Department of Energy Resources, and several Acton community partners to bring you high-quality, low-cost, solar energy installations.  Here is an archive of the contents of the web pages.

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Acton Green Energy Fair

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Green Acton and Acton-Boxborough PIP were proud to host the first Acton Green Energy Fair on Sunday, May 17, 2009 from 1:30-5:00pm at R.J. Grey Jr High, 11 Charter Road, Acton, MA. Continue reading