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Phone: 617-244-0755


Environmental Stewardship Assessments

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Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light has completed over 100 Environmental Stewardship Assessments. Faith communities have unique building requirements and usage patterns that ordinary energy audit don't take into consideration. Our recommendations are more detailed and actionable because of our experience.

Our fees for Environmental Stewardship Assessments :

  • Budgets under 150 K: $295
  • Budgets between 150-350K: $595
  • Budgets over 350K: $895

The following houses of worship are typical of the range of those commonly found in New England; click to download their reports:

St. Mary's, Newton - a large complex, wooden church building dating to 1813, with an undercroft added in 1958. The Parish Hall was built in 1941 to replace a Chapter House; the rectory was built in 1948.

All Saints Church, Worcester — a 1900± "pile of stones" building.

Beth El Temple Center, Belmont — a mid-1950s brick building.

First Parish (UU), Waltham — 19th century old, wooden, tall steeple with 20th century addition.

St. Athanasius Parish, Reading — a "one of a kind" 1960s design, with central AC and separate buildings for administration and education.

Christ Church United, Lowelll — big old downtown facility with space rented to services provider. In-floor radiant heating option.

St. Andrew's, Wellesley — 5-day a week Montesorri program, need to increase zones, improve controls and heat generation.

Note: If you have trouble downloading these, please e-mail us and ask us to send you the hard copies.


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Mass. Interfaith Power & Light is a non-profit organization that provides a religious response to climate change. Our mission is to: Assist faith communities, their members and the public to decrease their carbon dioxide emissions & energy costs; educate people on why climate change is a matter of morality and justice; and advocate for policies that will lead to a sustainable future.