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Phillips Brooks House Weatherization

On May 2, 2010 more than 50 Harvard students took a break from studying for finals and picked up caulk guns to help improve the energy efficiency of the Phillips Brooks House in Harvard Yard.

In June 2008, a solar thermal hot water system was installed on 3 Sacramento Street, an FAS undergraduate co-op dorm. The project was funded as a prize for HGCI’s 2007 Sustainability Pledge. For each person that took the pledge, $1.50 was put...

LEED Rating System: LEED-NC

LEED Rating: GOLD

Date Completed: December, 2008

Every September, a new group of Harvard freshman form a Green Team for their class aimed at integrating sustainability into their first year experience. They also focus on setting and accomplishing a variety of sustainability goals identified...
A recent waste audit conducted by Harvard College undergraduates in the Resource Efficiency Program showed that the amount of food found in the freshmen landfill waste stream has decreased significantly with the advent of composting in the dorms of...
Going into Harvard, I knew I wanted to join a sustainability group. A lot of environmental advocacy is decoding bureaucracy (what else is new) and negotiating with an apathetic administration. The Harvard Resource Efficiency Program (REP) is a model...
The Resource Efficiency Program (REP) is a peer education program based in Harvard's undergraduate Houses and Dorms. REP representatives, Reps for short, educate their peers on issues such as energy, waste, water, food, and more through fun,...
Alexandra Foote, College '15 and Lowell House Rep for the Undergraduate Resource Efficiency Program , used photography to bring her peers' attention to waste. The collection is titled "Excess." Her photos are featured below and were also showcased...