• Awards EPA Energy Star 2006
  • Bee in milkweed
  • Breakfast compost
  • EV Level 2 charger
  • solar panels
  • Awards Good Earth Keeping MLA
  • Awards Cambridge Go Green

Irving House is the proud winner of several green awards for our environmental efforts at the national, state and local level. A stay with us means sleeping soundly with the knowledge that your visit has a minimized carbon footprint. Our environmentally-conscious amenities include:

  • Recycling & composting (We helped organize the first composting route in Cambridge!)
  • LED lighting
  • Energy efficient appliances
  • Reusable supplies (water bottles, straws, travel mugs, beanies and headbands, etc.)
  • Solar thermal panels to heat guests’ hot water
  • Reuse of materials wherever possible
  • Partnership with Best Bees supporting their research on colony collapse disorder
  • An electric car charging station located at our extended stay house up the street from the main house