It’s a Nice Day for a Green Wedding
The Artists For Humanity EpiCenter, 617-268-7620, afhboston.com, is an energy-sustainable state-of-the-art Platinum LEED certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) facility—the only one in Boston, and one of just 14 in the country. Among the venue’s eco-friendly features are open, unobstructed spaces (to maximize natural lighting); a solar array roof that provides 65 percent of the building’s electricity; energy-efficient lighting fixtures and a water reclamation system for on-site reuse. The interior features a 5,000-square-foot atrium gallery with an industrial-chic aesthetic which includes concrete floors, exposed ceilings and a wraparound mezzanine with railings made from recycled Crown Victoria windshields. Capacity: 350, seated. Outside caterers allowed. Rental fee: $5,000 and up.