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Sending his eyes across the Bright Hockey Center ’s broad expanse, Jason Waldron marvels at how much better the place looks. Waldron, Harvard Athletics ’ facilities manager, knows that the super-efficient bulbs he installed earlier this...
Stormwater Management on the GSD roof
Envisioning a green space as inviting and social as it would be operative and effective, students Ecaterina Dobrescu and Rebecca Bartlett of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) set out last semester to transform a concrete patio space at...
Water Footprint Website Snapshot

How much water is consumed based on what we're eating, drinking, buying, or based on where we live?

organic landscaping

In spite of their “greenness”, lawns can be huge burdens on the environment. During summer try watering and mowing your lawn less often. You will conserve water, release fewer greenhouse gases, and save money. 

Saturate the Moment sculpture
GSD students design self-irrigating public-art installation for Radcliffe Institute.

A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin

Devices like televisions, microwaves, scanners, and printers use standby power, even when off.

Harvard University District Energy

Learn more about Harvard's District Energy system. 

Weatherizing the Freshman Dean's Office

In about four hours, participants reduced the Freshman Dean's Office's energy usage by 30%.

Drive Less

Effects of driving less poster.