@Harvard has the highest # of #LEED-cert buildings of any college or university—53 & counting

@Harvard has the highest # of #LEED-cert buildings of any college or university—53 & counting

Ten years of green building lessons from Harvard should prove a valuable resource—particularly for anyone interested in greening historic structures and other existing buildings. “One of the primary challenges with historic buildings is the envelope,” Trimble says, explaining that window modifications are particularly difficult. This can sometimes be an opportunity, though: a 2006 renovation of an 1888 factory building, certified Platinum under LEED-NC, returned operable windows to the structure. That building also received added insulation after comprehensive hygrothermal modeling to assess the moisture implications, says Trimble. Some historic masonry buildings cannot be insulated due to moisture issues that could compromise the structure, making Harvard’s requirement of LEED Gold (with its associated energy-efficiency requirements) for all whole-building projects that m...

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