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Host an annual freezer cleanout

Did you know that -80 freezers are the most energy intensive type of “plug load” equipment in a laboratory environment?

Animated video created and produced by Harvard College student Brooke Griffin '14.

Living Lab: Innovative Green Building Solutions

In this video we explore how facilities teams throughout Harvard are adopting practices to build and operate efficient buildings.

Living Lab: Greener, More Efficient Lab Buildings

n this video we explore how we're partnering with lab managers and researchers to operate healthier, more energy efficient laboratories.

Some Things Are Better Hot Poster

Expose the truth (and environmental benefits) of washing laundry in cold water to your roommates and neighbors. 

Incorporating sustainable practices into Harvard’s most energy and resource intensive spaces may seem like a daunting task, but for the laboratories on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campus, green and labs are synonymous terms. For...
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'...
The Melton and Eggan labs from the Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Department recently switched from using disposable plastic bottles to reusable glass bottles for filtering media for tissue culture. The conversion saved them over $9500 in the...
Labs are critical to Harvard’s research mission but also consume almost half the electricity on campus- which is why the FAS Green Program is partnering with researchers to reduce energy use in labs with a creative and fun new energy...