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Vocational schools leading the green workforce revolution?

Bay Path Vocational Technical High School in Charlton  is erecting a 900 kW wind turbineon its Charlton campus.  The turbine will not only be used to help generate power at the school but also will be a teaching tool for the clean energy workforce of the future!

http://www.masscec.com/index.cfm/page/20-WIND-ENERGY-PROJECTS-RECEIVE-$2.5-MILLION-IN-GRANTS-FROM-MASSACHUSETTS-CLEAN-ENERGY-CENTER/cdid/10864/pid/11162

A passive solar house being built at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School in Upton, and an energy-efficient house under construction at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in Charlton, are just two onsite demonstration models with which students are learning green building technology. Bay Path’s demonstration model is designed as a 26-foot-by-36-foot, single-story house with a walkout basement, wheelchair ramp and farmer’s porch. The house will feature rooftop photovoltaic panels, solar heating and a small wind turbine.

 
 
Clark University Embraces Rain Gardens
 
Clark University has just announced the installation of a Rain Garden on-campus. A rain garden utilizes specific plants that allow rain water to quickly percolate down into the ground. This process then provides a place for pollutants from rain water to be filtered more efficiently. Please spread the word! The garden is in-front of the building next to the administration building for those who wish to visit the site.

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