Hoffman Lab

The Hoffman Laboratory was not originally designed with energy efficiency in mind.

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A typical life science laboratory uses more than three times as much electricity per square foot as an office building.  Much of the energy use responsible for a lab’s large environmental footprint comes from plug-load equipment including freezers, incubators,...

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The Harvard Office for Sustainability visits Katrina Rudnicki at the Harvard Medical School's ICCB-L Screening Facility to find out about what steps she and her team take to make their lab more sustainable. These simple actions save money, reduce energy use, and make the lab more efficient for...

Freezer defrosting kits available for FAS labs.