Energy

Energy Mission: 

The Town of Brookline’s Energy Conservation mission is to encourage and facilitate energy conservation, energy efficient practices, and the use of sustainable energy in the Town of Brookline, including Public Buildings, properties, and residential homes owned by the town.

Brookline Town Seal

Sustainable Control Strategies for HVAC/ Lighting Systems

  • • Daylight Dimming for Lights
  • • Daylighting
  • • Demand Control Ventilation
  • • Demand Limiting Power
  • • Economizers
  • • Heating Recovery Units ( Recovery Wheel)
  • • High Efficiency Condensing Boilers
  • • High Effieciency Motors and LED Lighting
  • • Lighting Controls
  • • Night Setback; Optimal Start Timing/Scheduling
  • • Occupancy sensors for Lighting and HVAC
  • • Standardizing one control system
  • • System Commissioning
  • • Temperature Control Resets
  • • Variable Frequency Drives for Pumps and Fans

Buildings that are Undergoing Energy Conservation Projects

  • Town Buildings: Town Hall, Public Health, Senior Center, Fire Station 1, Fire Station 4, Fire Station 5, Fire Station 6, Fire Station 7, Main Library, Putterham Library, Coolidge Corner Library, Larz Anderson Refrigeration Building and Rink,Water Dept. Garage, Municipal Garage, Soule Recreation Center, Soule Rec. Gym, Putterham Golf club, Kirrane Aquatics Center, Eliot Recreation Building, Carpenters Shop                                                                                    School Buildings: Baker School, Heath School, Lincoln School, Old Lincoln School,Lynch Recreation Building, Pierce Primary, Pierce School, Baldwin School, Driscoll School, Lawrence School, Runkle School, Florida Ridley School, Brookline High School, Unified Arts Building, and Tappan Gym
  • Total Locations:36

Buildings that will be Receiving a Retrofit for LED Lighting and Ballasts:

  • Public Safety Building
  • Public Health Center
  • Main Library
  • New Lincoln School
  • Soule Recreation Center

Town Wide Utilities Spending Over the last 5 Years:

electricity snip
gas snip
water snip