Cut your Carbon Keep Cool

Download this poster as a helpful reminder on ways to reduce your environmental impact while using an air conditioner. 

Harvard University Housing's 2014-2015 Sustainable Community Leaders share their tips for reducing energy at home.

LEED Rating System: LEED-HOME


Date Completed: August, 2008

In May, 2009, 2 Grant St became Harvard’s first LEED Platinum residential house. The house itself was originally constructed in 1867, and is considered a historic structure. In...

Harvard Housing is single streamed!

The electricity used for home air conditioning is about 5% of all the electricity produced in the US, and AC units use a coolant 21,000 times more harmful to the environment than CO2.

Learn more about living sustainably in Harvard University Housing.