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Discover Our Green Campus

Our campus is a living laboratory for sustainability. Since 2005, Wentworth has committed to green building standards for all major construction projects, transforming the campus with spaces that are healthy, energy-efficient, and high performance.

Green Buildings

More than 25% of our buildings (by area) meet LEED equivalent standards.

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555 Huntington

555 Huntington (2005) was the first Wentworth building constructed to LEED standards and features a roof-top rainwater collection system used to irrigate the surrounding landscape.

building exterior

Beatty Hall

Beatty Hall (2012) created a hub for student activities, integrating energy efficiency, daylighting, and views, as well as adding spaces for flexible programming.

exterior of building

Ira Allen

Ira Allen (2012) is an example of adaptive re-use – conserving resources and reducing sprawl. The “Forum” connects both old and new buildings to provide spaces designed for today’s engineering teaching and practice.

interior of building

The Apartments at 525 Huntington

The Apartments at 525 Huntington (2014) offers residences built with sustainable materials and design features to improve climate resiliency.

exterior of building

Schumann Library & Learning Commons

Schumann Library & Learning Commons (2016) created a dynamic area for student collaboration, with good acoustical performance, natural light, and flexible workspaces. 

library interior

Center for Engineering, Innovation and Sciences

The Center for Engineering, Innovation and Sciences (CEIS) (2018) is a high-performance building designed for energy efficiency and human health. It houses state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms, gathering spaces, and offices to foster hands-on, interdisciplinary learning. 

exterior of building

CEIS Weekly Solar Power Widget

The dynamic graph above shows real-time electricity production by the array of 70 solar panels on the roof of CEIS. Every year, this system delivers more than 26,000 kilowatt-hours of clean energy to the building.

Urban Mobility

Our location offers easy and sustainable transportation options:

550 Huntington Avenue

Very Walkable

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Recycling and Community Engagement

Our recycling program is part of an award-winning partnership with Boston Public Schools. STRIVE (Supported Training to Reach Independence Through Vocational Experiences) offers inclusive internships and career pathways for high school students with unique learning needs. 

The STRIVE team manages our campus recycling collection and other building services. Wentworth is proud to support this highly successful training program.

two people cleaning up recycling

Resilient Infrastructure

Despite our urban setting, more than 200,000 ft2 of campus grounds are designed to manage stormwater and promote groundwater recharge.

cobblestone pavement