LEED Rating System: LEED-NC

LEED Rating: SILVER

Date Completed: August, 2006

Aldrich Hall is a 102,825 square foot classroom building serving the Harvard Business School's MBA program. The building, originally built in 1955, completed a three phase gut renovation in September 2006. Construction began in May 2004. The three stories above grade, with supporting areas below grade, accomodate more than 1,700 students and faculty. The renovation provided an opportunity to update the technological capacity of the classrooms by including desk-integrated polling stations, individual laptop power supplies, and sophisticated audio visual equipment, as well as to improve the building's lighting, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

Project Highlights:

  • 70% of energy usage offset by RECs
  • 48% recycling rate campus-wide
  • 33% reduction in domestic water use

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