Harvard Extension School on Water Efficiency Harvard Extension

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Harvard Extension School on Water Efficiency

Harvard Extension School on Water Efficiency

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency BLUE Green is the New Crimson • 2008 -2009

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency BLUE Green is the New Crimson • 2008 -2009 FAS Eco-Competition Participant • Sixteen Buildings - Five Months - One Trophy • HES - 2 nd Place Finish

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency BUILDING OPERATIONS (Direct Impacts) • 51 Brattle Street -

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency BUILDING OPERATIONS (Direct Impacts) • 51 Brattle Street - DCE • LEED for Existing Buildings (Operations/ Maintenance v 3) • Sinks - Low Volume Aerators • Toilets - Waterless Urinals • Water Filtration System • Timed Irrigation System (Smart)

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency Occupant Education (Direct and Indirect Impacts) • Student Demographics

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency Occupant Education (Direct and Indirect Impacts) • Student Demographics On-campus, Distance Education and Summer School Students • Outreach - ALM in Sustainability & Environmental Management • Events - HES Environmental Club • FAS H 20 Reductions - Gallons of water/sq. ft FY 06 23. 73; FY 07 21. 42; FY 08 18. 41 • Eco-Citizen - Church St. Computer Lab

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency Water Footprint? • Analogous to Carbon- Footprint • Operations/

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency Water Footprint? • Analogous to Carbon- Footprint • Operations/ Supply Chain/ Life Cycle (Direct and Indirect Impacts) • International Trade Implications • Risk Assessment - Physical - Regulatory - Reputational

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency Recommendations • Opportunities for Improvement (Direct Impacts) - Smart

Harvard Extension School Water Efficiency Recommendations • Opportunities for Improvement (Direct Impacts) - Smart Irrigation Systems - Low- Flow Aerators - Waterless Urinals • Opportunities for Improvement (Indirect Impacts) - Determine Water Footprint (www. waterfootprint. org) - Transparency/ Reporting/ Outreach

Harvard Extension School Warren Paul Anderson wpanders@fas. harvard. edu anderson@hydrolosophy. com

Harvard Extension School Warren Paul Anderson [email protected] harvard. edu [email protected] com