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Thanks to an intrepid team of mid-evening adventurers, the enthusiasm of the building manager, and 77 new compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), Harvard’s Expository Writing building on Prescott Street has entered a future of big savings. The...
A new collaboration is forming between the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office for Physical Resources and Planning (FAS OPRP) and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) to address some of the energy saving opportunities in the School'...
Biolabs Building Operation
Thirteen years have passed since Gary Goodwin joined the Building Operations team at Harvard's Biological Laboratories ( Biolabs ), but his energy and passion are as vital as the day he started. As one of the most active building operations teams at...

Helpful information from our Green Office Program

5 ways to save energy before holiday break.

The Chemistry Building Operations team continues to push the margin of equipment energy efficiency with their recent purchase of a new type of -80 freezer that consumes less than half of the electricity used by traditional cascade models. The new...

Our former Green Labs coordinator, Jamie Bemis, gives us 6 simple steps for launching a green labs program

Freezer defrosting kits available for FAS labs.

Universities play a vital role in supporting research and educating students to understand how chemistry and chemical design can affect health and sustainability. On Thursday, April 16, 2015 the FAS Green Program and the Department of Chemistry and...