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Harvard CGBC Unveils First-of-its-Kind HouseZero Lab & Prototype

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced today the completion of HouseZero, the retrofitting of its headquarters in a pre-1940s building in Cambridge into an ambitious living-laboratory and an … Read more

Harvard Gazette: A model of efficiency

Today, Harvard Gazette, the official news website for Harvard University, announced the completion of Harvard HouseZero, an ambitious living laboratory and energy-positive prototype for ultra-efficiency. The piece features several animations that explain how HouseZero regulates temperature without a traditional HVAC … Read more

Curbed: Harvard HouseZero wants to revolutionize green building

Today, Curbed featured Harvard HouseZero, CGBC’s ambitious retrofit of a decades-old building and lab for energy-efficient design. The article notes that unlike other strict building standards which seek to seal off the environment to achieve energy efficiency, HouseZero rejects the … Read more