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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.

LEED Rating System: LEED-CI


Date Completed: December, 2010

LEED Rating System: LEED-NC


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...
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...