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School of Theology Community Center Certified LEED Gold

Every Wednesday the School of Theology (STH) gathers for a community lunch in what is easily the most popular space in the building—the basement.  The space, whose awkward layout and dim lighting once made it underutilized, underwent a major renovation during the summer of 2013 making it a functional and versatile space. A year after […]

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100 BSR receives LEED certification, inspires competition

Written by Rachel Riley An energy-saving competition between Boston University residence halls will challenge students to reduce their electricity consumption this semester, BU officials announced Thursday. “The first energy challenge at Boston University will be a competition against residence halls to see which area can reduce the amount of electricity consumption in the months of September […]

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Rainwater Harvesting at New Balance Field

The latest effort to reduce water consumption on campus embraces a strategy to capture rainwater that falls on campus, store it, and re-use it for irrigation. New Balance Field, slated to open in September, will employ this rain harvesting technology and drip irrigation to water the landscaping surrounding the field. An underground rainwater tank, with […]

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Summer Construction on the Charles River Campus

4 LEED Registered projects among the 20 + projects taking place over the summer

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Green Buildings

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Center for Student Services Open for Business

 

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St. Mary’s Street LEEDs the Pack

In the slideshow above, see photos of the faculty and staff housing complex at 85–87 St. Mary’s St., which will be BU’s first fully LEED-certified residence. Photos by Michael Hamilton   BU’s first green residence nears completion By: Leslie Friday Remodeling a home can be a chore; remodeling nine requires angelic patience. And remodeling nine […]

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BU’s New Green House

Eco-friendly apartment renovation under way By Leslie Friday On a recent October morning, a milky haze of dust enveloped men in hard hats as they yanked nails from the basement rafters of 85-87 St. Mary’s Street. They began gutting the complex—home to BU faculty and staff—in late summer, removing all appliances, tearing up flooring, and […]

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BU’s New Green House

BU plans to make the 85-87 St. Mary’s Street complex its first LEED Certified housing site (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), a rating created by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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