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LEED Case Study: Jacobsen Lab – FAS

LEED Case Studies
Jacobsen Lab - FAS

LEED Rating System:LEED for Commercial Interiors
LEED Rating Version:2.0
Certification Level:Gold
Month Completed:06
Year Completed:2010
Client (School/Department):FAS

Project Highlights

  • 84% of on-site generated construction waste was diverted from landfills
  • 48% of the total material value came from materials manufactured within 500 miles of the project site
  • 50% reduction in water consumption over EPAct 1992 compliant fixtures

Project Summary

Certified LEED-CI Gold in June 2010, Jacobsen Lab is an approximately 6,000 square foot organic chemistry lab located on the second floor of the Mallinckrodt Laboratory Building at 12 Oxford Street in Cambridge, MA. Mallinckrodt, originally constructed in 1928, is one of the four buildings within the Cabot Science Complex that together house all 278,000 sq.ft. of laboratories for Harvard’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB).