Hartwick College to Screen Green Building Documentary

March 24, 2010

As part of its 2009-10 Energy Academic Theme, Hartwick College will screen The Greening of Southie, a documentary about Boston's first residential green building, and the men and women who set out to construct it, at 7 p.m. on April 7 in Room 342 of Clark Hall on the College campus. The screening is free and open to the public.

Funny and poignant, The Greening of Southie is a story of bold ideas, new environmentalists, and the future of urban America. From wheatboard cabinetry to recycled steel, bamboo flooring to dual-flush toilets, The Macallen Building is something different--a leader in the emerging field of environmentally friendly design. However, green building has its challenges, and the jobsite has its skeptics. When things start to go wrong, a young developer has to keep the project from unraveling.

For more information, contact Dan Morse, Pine Lake Institute Program Coordinator, at

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