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This spring Harvard Law School installed Vending Misers and Snack Misers on all their cold beverage and non-perishable snack machines. The devices turn machines on and off based on activity as well as internal cooling cycles, conserving energy by...
The weather held out just long enough on Labor Day for the Graduate Commons Welcome Event to go off without a hitch. In its second year, the "Reduce Your Juice" Juice Bar hosted by Harvard University Housing’s Sustainable Community Team...
A week before Halloween, posters appeared in the HLS dormitories alerting residents that “vampires are real.” The meaning behind the mysterious posters was revealed on October 28 with a series of signs educating students about “...
On October 22, Eric Potkin, Harvard Law School Energy Manager, led a tour of the HLS campus and showed participants how various features of the School's buildings help conserve energy. For example, more and more HLS buildings are being lit by LEDs,...
Emissions of methane from fossil fuel extraction and refining activities in the South Central United States are nearly five times higher than previous estimates, according to researchers at Harvard University and seven other institutions. Their...
Harvard Law School students have prevailed in a two-year battle to lift restrictions on the installation of solar power in Mass.
A team of Harvard scientists and engineers has demonstrated a new type of battery that could fundamentally transform the way electricity is stored on the grid, making power from renewable energy sources such as wind and sun far more economical and...