Blog : April 2016

Chinburg Properties Honored by EPA as a 2016 Energy StarĀ® Partner of the Year

By Mike Bellamente | Apr 15, 2016 | in

Karen Breen and Lori Bachand of Chinburg Properties Accept the Award from Jacob Moss- Acting Deputy Director for the Climate Protection Partnerships Division.Newmarket, NH – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized GA business partner Chinburg Properties with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – New Home Builder Award for its outstanding efforts to bring more energy-efficient homes to market. Chinburg Properties accomplishments were recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016, with Karen Breen and Lori Bachand of Chinburg Properties accepting the award from Jacob Moss, Acting Deputy Director for the Climate Protection Partnerships Division.

Chinburg Properties, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2004, was honored for:
New Home Development and Construction. The company is one of only 5 builders nationally to be recognized in this category. 

A Personal Note from the Green Alliance

By Mike Bellamente | Apr 8, 2016 | in

GA Friends and Members,

First off, thank you for your patience throughout the transition of the Green Alliance. The hiatus was intended as a way to tip our cap to GA founder Sarah Brown, while affording us time to hear from members and businesses on how best to grow our community moving forward.

While our aim is to keep the spirit of the Alliance intact (low-carbon economy, goodwill towards men/women, etc.), there will be some changes that you may not have expected, or that may catch you off guard completely. Heads up!

Rest assured, GA 2.0 will still offer plenty of social events(yes, click it), discounts and compelling content. That said, our primary goal is to make Green Card discounts more accessible to a broader audience. To that end, we are announcing the following changes to our fee structure for individual members: