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LEED Case Study: Harvard University Employees Credit Union – HUECU

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Harvard University Employees Credit Union - HUECU

LEED Rating System:LEED for Commercial Interiors
LEED Rating Version:2.0
Certification Level:Silver
Month Completed:10
Year Completed:2008
Client (School/Department):HUECU

Project Highlights

• 17% reduction in installed interior lighting power density (watts/square feet) below the code standard.

• 41% reduction in water consumption over EPAct 1992 compliant fixtures.

• 100% of the equipment and appliances are Energy Star® rated

Project Summary

The Harvard University Employees Credit Union’s (HUECU) Administrative Office is a 6,826 square foot renovation of the fourth floor at 104 Mount Auburn Street in Cambridge, MA. Construction was completed in October 2008. The building is a 34,526 square foot, five-story office building with retail establishments on the first floor. The project is located in the heart of Harvard Square, within close proximity to the Harvard campus, many public transportation options, services, restaurants, and stores.