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  • 122 Bay State Road

    April 5, 2021 A major renovation to the building involved repair and restoration to the exterior masonry walls and structural components, and replacement of interior walls to create a new home for administrative offices. Energy Efficiency Well-insulated, airtight building enclosure Energy efficient systems for heating, cooling, lighting, and controls Occupancy sensors are used in offices and conference […]
  • 85–87 St. Mary’s Street

    April 5, 2021 The building consists of nine units, comprised of one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. Energy Efficiency Each unit has Energy Star appliances Materials Bamboo flooring was used throughout Water Efficiency Low-flow faucets Dual-flush toilets Profile 85–87 St. Mary's Street, Boston, MA 02215 LEED Rating: Gold Michael Gevelber Campus Climate Lab
  • Academic Partners

    May 24, 2021
  • BioSquare Research Building III

    April 5, 2021 This state-of-the-art laboratory and research facility was built to support innovation in biomedical research and science. Through its integrated design and construction process, it became the first laboratory building in New England to achieve LEED Certification under the Core and Shell system. Energy Efficiency Incorporated white roofs to reduce the heat island effect Commissioned […]
  • BU Wind

    April 5, 2021 As part of our Climate Action Plan, BU is matching 100% of our electricity needs with new renewable resources. This one step gets us closer to our goal of carbon neutrality by 2040. BU Wind reduces our carbon emissions by 53%. Project Details Location: South Dakota Annual Energy: 205,000 MWh of wind energy BU […]
  • Campus Climate Lab

    April 5, 2021 BU Sustainability teamed up with the Office of Research to foster interdisciplinary research project–partnerships between students and faculty. Enter, the Campus Climate Lab. We're interested in developing solutions that make Boston University's campus and operations more sustainable. The best part? Campus itself is the laboratory. The most promising ideas submitted will be selected for […]
  • Earth House

    April 13, 2021
  • Earth Week

    April 15, 2021
  • Electric Vehicles

    April 5, 2021
    TK [may want to include in photo shoot] BU is committed to a zero emission vehicle future. We envision a world in which sustainable transportation options, including electric cars, trucks, bikes, and buses are an obvious choice, instead of "alternative" modes that need promoting. Boston University is proud to be an active participant in […]
  • Improving Energy Efficiency

    April 29, 2021 Lighting BU has undertaken several lighting projects in recent years to vastly increase energy efficiency. Lighting retrofits have increased efficiency and created a standard of lighting while reducing labor needed to replace bulbs. We replaced less efficient halogen, incandescent, and compact fluorescent bulbs with high-performance bulbs New construction incorporates energy efficient lighting Daylight responsive […]
  • Makechnie Study Center

    April 5, 2021
    TK [Makechnie Study Center] OR Renovated in 2009, the space was awarded LEED-CI *(Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Commercial Interiors) Silver. Energy Efficiency Daylight-Responsive Lighting controls Optimized energy performance (lighting power) Materials Building materials incorporating 13.87% recycled content Energy-efficient glass, stainless steel panel, precast façade, highly efficient and flexible 20,000 square-foot floor […]
  • Medical Student Residence

    April 5, 2021 The Medical Student Residence is home to nearly 200 Boston University medical students. Energy Efficiency Some of the energy efficiency features include improved thermal envelope, high-efficiency windows, reduced lighting power, efficient heating equipment, energy recovery, and elevators with regenerative drives. The building also has individual thermal controls in all apartments as well as all […]
  • Myles Standish Hall

    April 5, 2021
    TK [Myles Standish Hall] OR The renovation of Myles Standish Hall from 2016 to 2018 was designed to improve the undergraduate residential life experience for 730 students. Originally built in 1926, this building was the Myles Standish Hotel before it was acquired by BU in 1949. Energy Efficiency The residence is designed to […]
  • Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering

    April 5, 2021
    TK [Kilachand Center for Life Sciences & Engineering] The Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering is named in honor of Rajen Kilachand (Questrom'74, Hon.'14), a visionary Boston University alumnus and trustee. Energy Efficiency The center is designed to be 29% more energy efficient than existing code standards. Energy intensive spaces like […]
  • Water Conservation

    April 5, 2021 What BU is doing BU is continuously identifying ways to save water throughout the campus. Here are just a few: Harvest rain water for landscape irrigation Install rain sensors on irrigation systems Use drip irrigation systems in planting beds Install self-charging, hands-free sink faucets Install dual-flush and sensor-based toilets Eliminate dining hall trays Be […]
  • WBUR CitySpace

    June 4, 2021
  • Yawkey Center for Student Services

    April 5, 2021
    13-6689-LUCID-067.jpg The center also features Marciano Commons, a Certified Green Restaurant®. Energy Efficiency This building is well-insulated and has an airtight enclosure with energy-efficient systems for heating, cooling, lighting, and controls Chilled beams in the ceiling help maintain a comfortable temperature while using less energy than conventional air conditioning. Heat recovery units also efficiently improve […]
  • Zero Waste Plan

    April 20, 2021