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Multidisciplinary team of designers from the CGBC and scientists from SEAS are awarded funding through Harvard Climate Change Solutions Fund

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A multidisciplinary team of scientists and designers from the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC), the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), and the Harvard John A. Paulson School Of Engineering And Applied Sciences (SEAS) was awarded funding through the Harvard Climate Change Solutions Fund.

The funding will support research on an indirect evaporative cooling (IEC) system, coined cold-SNAP, which uses a novel multi-material additive manufacturing approach to fabricate next-generation IEC systems. These systems have the potential to radically reduce primary energy consumption for space cooling in buildings while eliminating the use of high global warming potential refrigerants.

Team members:

  • PI Martin Bechthold (GSD, CGBC)
  • Co-I Joanna Aizeberg (SEAS)
  • Co-I Jack Alvarenga (SEAS)
  • Co-I Jonathan Grinham (GSD, CGBC)

Read more about the Harvard University Climate change Solutions Fund here.