The FAS Green Program and the CCB Building Manager tracked four of the largest labs' light usage to build awareness and improve behaviors.

Labs account for nearly 50% of energy use at Harvard but take up only 23% of the space.

LEED Rating System: LEED-CI

LEED Rating: GOLD

Date Completed: September, 2011

The Stubbs Laboratory is a 2,035 square foot dry lab space within the Gordon McKay Building. The renovated area supports the research of Professor Christopher Stubbs and his team of...

LEED Rating System: LEED-CI

LEED Rating: GOLD

Date Completed: June, 2008

Certified LEED-CI Gold in July 2009, Zhuang Lab is a 3,500 square foot Chemistry Lab, which occupies a portion of both the ground and basement floors in the Naito Laboratory Building at 12...

Make wise freezer purchasing decisions
  1. Avoid purchasing a new freezer if possible. Can you clean out space in your existing unit to accommodate new samples, or share freezer space with a neighboring lab? This is a great way to save your lab money, and minimize your environmental impact.
  2. If you need to buy a new
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Our former Green Labs coordinator, Jamie Bemis, gives us 6 simple steps for launching a green labs program