Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

Green Retrofit Program

This 1980's building has 101 apartments that house seniors and the disabled. It was recently totally upgraded to meet all current standards for efficient energy and water use. Energy Star appliances were installed and the boiler was replaced. The renovation was completed with the installation of a 37 meter wind turbine capable providing power for all of the numerous common areas. It will offset 92,802 pounds of carbon dioxide, 279 pounds of nitrous oxide, and 742 pounds of sulfur dioxide.

Award Type: 
John H. Chafee Outstanding Conservation Project/Program
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