Continue reading Friendly House: Developing Comprehensive Recommendations to Improve Thermal Comfort

Friendly House: Developing Comprehensive Recommendations to Improve Thermal Comfort

Project Sponsor: Friendly House Friendly House is a non profit organization that was founded in 1920 with the original intent of helping immigrants acclimate to American life. Since then the organization has expanded to providing services for emergency shelter, food, medical care, day care, after school programs, senior programs, and counseling. Our group is working closely…

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Continue reading Habitat for Humanity Metro West Greater Worcester Playhouse Analysis and Design

Habitat for Humanity Metro West Greater Worcester Playhouse Analysis and Design

Welcome to the Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester project team website.  We worked with Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester affiliate to improve their Operation Playhouse program. We focused on reducing the cost and waste for each playhouse built. Project Sponsor Habitat for Humanity International, a non-profit housing organization, was founded in 1976 by Millard and…

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Continue reading Developing a Sustainable Pricing Strategy for the Worcester Regional Food Hub

Developing a Sustainable Pricing Strategy for the Worcester Regional Food Hub

Welcome to the Worcester Regional Food Hub Team page! We are a group of four juniors from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. We completed this project in fulfillment of our Interactive Qualifying Project. The purpose of our project was to develop a sustainable pricing strategy for the Worcester Regional Food Hub. Project Goal The goal of our project…

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Continue reading Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester: Marketing and Recruiting College Student Volunteers

Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester: Marketing and Recruiting College Student Volunteers

Project Description The Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester ReStore outlet strives to eliminate poverty through housing. The ReStore uses the sales profit from donated items to fund Habitat for Humanity building days, days where houses are built for the community. To raise money for their builds, ReStore offers home improvement accessories, building materials, furniture and…

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Continue reading Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Weight Estimation Method

Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Weight Estimation Method

Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1965 by Millard and Linda Fuller. Habitat for Humanity‚Äôs mission is to build houses for those who are in need. The organization has expanded over the years and now Habitat for Humanity is a world-wide organization that has aided in building more than 800,000 houses by…

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