Harvard Building Renovation Achieves LEED Gold

The renovation of Harvard University's Soldiers Field Park’s Building Four recently achieved LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to an article on the Harvard University website.

One of the renovation's goals was to deliver a healthier interior. The building's new flooring material was produced without any added antimicrobials. The project also focused on controlling noise pollution and enhancing access to natural light.

In addition, all Soldiers Field Park furnishings will be free of harmful chemical flame retardants, in accordance with Harvard’s flame retardant-free purchasing pledge.

Other energy conservation measures include high-performing, healthier LEDs, high efficiency washer and dryers, and natural ventilation strategies.

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