April 28, 2008 | last updated March 26, 2012 1:40 am

The Central Mass. Green Awards

Find profiles on companies and organizations from throughout the region that are thinking green and leading the way toward a healthier planet.

Meet the WBJ's Central Mass. Green Award Winners:

Biomedical

Boston Scientific's Endosurgery Headquarters, Marlborough


Boston Scientific undertook an extensive renovation at its endosurgery facility in Marlborough, resulting in LEED certification in March.

Education

South High School, Worcester


Upgrades to the heating/cooling system at the high school will result in reduced C02 emissions – 1,380 tons over the next 20 years.

Financial Services

Fidelity Bank, Leominster
Fidelity has built its corporate center in Leominster with the environment in mind and has similar plans for a new branch in Worcester.

Health Care


The Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women's Cancer Center, Milford


The cancer center at Milford Regional Medical Center is concerned not only with the health of the patient, but with the health of the planet.

Information Technology

EMC Corp., Westborough


Servers and data centers can be a power drain. That's why EMC totally revamped its 19,500-square-foot data center in Westborough to be more energy conscious.

Manufacturing

Quabaug Corp., North Brookfield


Quabaug's commitment to energy efficiency and recycling have resulted in cost savings and new business ventures.

Nonprofit

Alternatives Unlimited, Whitinsville


Alternatives has used all the tricks in the green playbook on the rehabilitation of the historic Whitin Mill: solar power, hydro and geothermal.

Public Sector

Regional Courthouse, Worcester


A project that does justice to the land on which it stands.

Real Estate

MassInnovation LLC, Fitchburg


The rehabilitation of the former Parkhill Manufacturing/Anwelt Shoe factory into a modern green building has included the use of a variety of renewable energy sources.

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