For schools and universities with already limited budgets, developing and implementing significant sustainability measures can seem daunting.Read more
MERRIMAC, Mass. — Dr. Frederick N. Sweetsir Elementary School temporarily shut down after construction workers discovered potentially hazardous material inside.
Asbestos was found during a renovation of windows as part of the state’s green improvements plan.
“The school was built in the early 1950s and we expected we’d find some asbestos — we just didn’t expect to find it there,” said Bob Sinibaldi, the town’s building inspector.Read more