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A Model of Conservation and Energy Efficiency

Worcester Sustainability Hub
Figure 2: The Sustainability Hub is designed ike a home to display how energy-efficient technologies can help residents save energy.
Worcester Sustainability Hub
Figure 3: The Sustainability Hub opens the Community Room to local nonprofits to hold meetings and events.

Combining innovation and practicality, the Hub was constructed with sustainable features and energy-efficient products.

The Hub’s features include:

  • Countertops made of recycled materials
  • Low-flow faucets and toilets
  • Bamboo floors
  • LED lighting
  • Recycled carpet and upholstery
  • Natural daylighting and heating
  • Restored antique tin ceilings
  • High-tech smart grid–connected Whirlpool appliances
  • Mitsubishi ductless mini-split HVAC system
  • Touchscreen television displays and an interactive lighting display