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With the certification of the Faculty of Arts and Science's Zhuang Lab, Harvard now has 20 new construction, major rehabilitation, and interior renovation projects certified by the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) Leadership in...
In the early spring of 2009, Facilities Maintenance Operations (FMO) and the Office for Sustainability (OFS) joined forces to create a new Building Energy Auditing Service. This new service is expected to generate tremendous financial savings and...
Regular session, intersession, summer session – for years, the heating and cooling systems in several HCL libraries ran virtually all day, whether the buildings were open or not. As part of HCL’s commitment to sustainability, the library...
On a bright and sunny Monday afternoon (April 10, 2010) about 15 HBS students made their way across the Western Avenue bridge to visit one of Harvard's shining jewels as far as green buildings go -- the University Operations Services building at 46...
The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) has recently received LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED-CI) Platinum certification, the highest LEED certification level possible, for their latest classroom renovation in Larsen Hall . With this...
Over the past several years, Harvard has committed to greening its buildings through Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications. This system offers a framework for reducing emissions and energy consumption through various...
On Saturday October 1st members of Harvard University’s Green Teams representing the Business School, Kennedy School, Faculty of Arts and Science, and Graduate Faculty of Arts and Sciences toured a sustainably built home in Somerville, MA. The...
Harvard’s long-established $12 million Green Revolving Fund is included in a Billion Dollar Green Challenge announced today (October 11, 2011) in which universities throughout the United States have committed to cumulatively invest millions in...
On Oct. 23 rd , 30 students and staff decided not to spend their lazy Sunday mornings sleeping in, but rather, to get up early, roll up their sleeves, and pitch in to make the Office for the Arts ( OFA ) and Office of Career Services (OCS) greener...
Harvard University’s 46 Blackstone Street building has won the prestigious 2012 Innovation in Green Design Award in the Green Building category given by the Massachusetts Chapter of the US Green Building Council. This award is great reflection...