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Additional MIT Initiatives
Cambridge Solar Lab
Cambridge Solar Map

A simulation based technique to predict the amount of electricity yield from arbitrarily placing solar PV's anywhere in the world using the City of Cambridge as an example.

Daylight
Urban Modeling Interface

UMI is a design environment for architects and urban planners interested in modeling the environmental performance of neighborhoods and cities.

Energy Monitoring set up
Real-Time Energy Monitoring

Device Research Lab and CSAIL. With MIT Green Labs seed funding, the team developed a lab-wide wireless energy monitoring system.

Campus
Fault Detection

Danielle Dahan received MIT Sustainability Incubator funding to analyze the effectiveness of fault detection and diagnostics systems using the campus as a testbed.

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Key Living Lab Partners

The Department of Facilities works directly with researchers to implement sustainability projects on campus

The MIT Transit Lab has been an essential partner, combining research with operational thought-leadership on sustainable commuting options.

Researchers in the Joint Program are actively mapping potential flooding on campus.

Channels MIT’s unique culture to create solutions to environmental challenges through activities in education, research, and convening.

Scales of Impact

The challenges of sustainability are both local and global. Creating transformative solutions requires deep collaboration among community leaders and members on campus, city and global scales.

It starts with you on campus.

We start with you to find solutions at the campus level to serve both the institution's needs as well as to incubate new and big ideas.

you, campus, city, globe