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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...
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. 

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.

Green Building Services at Harvard

Harvard Green Building Services (GBS) is a interdisciplinary group of professionals within Harvard Campus Services dedicated to supporting the sustainable design, construction and operation of buildings across the university.

Living Lab: Rethinking Campus Operations

In this video we explore how staff work every day at Harvard to reduce the environmental footprint of campus operations.

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%.

Harvard Strategic Procurement has negotiated discounted pricing for Lumencor light engines for Harvard laboratories. This sustainable option for light boxes is currently being utilized at the Nikon Imaging Center at HMS.

In September 2006, one of Harvard's recycling trucks was converted to run on waste vegetable oil from Annenberg Dining Hall. The project, first proposed by two students, was implemented by Harvard Recycling, HGCI, and the Harvard Transportation...