Reduce carbon emissions, heat island effects, air pollution, manage stormwater and peak flows, and enhance biodiversity resulting in a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and energy use at the roof level to help protect the health of the Charles River.
MIT will prioritize and develop a Capital Renewal planning tool using Lifecycle Cost Analysis for their annual maintenance and utilities.
MIT and Community Benefits
Visual benefits to occupants and adjacent buildings, usable space, historic preservation, educational benefits and agricultural benefits to support institution’s academic program and research.
Operations and Maintenance
Manage building operations through energy savings, renewable energy production, increased roof life, and reduced maintenance.
MIT’s project will seek ways to be consistent with the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts and Federal laws related to climate and sustainability plans and requirements.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions: …