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EcoFund

  • Colorado College (CO)

The CC EcoFund was established by the Campus Sustainability Council (CSC) and is maintained through the Office of Sustainability. Its purpose is to foster the design and implementation of campus ...


Colorado College Net-Zero Library

  • Colorado College (CO)

Main entrance of Colorado College's net-zero energy/net-zero carbon Tutt Library. Sustainable features highlighted in the photo include a rain screen, open design and natural lighting, green roofs and ...


Colorado College Net-Zero Energy/Carbon Tutt Library

  • Colorado College (CO)

Balcony view of Colorado College's net-zero energy/net-zero carbon Tutt Library. Highlighting rainscreen, shading structures, black locust domestic hardwoods, green roofs and planters, photovoltaic shade structures, and open views.


Environmental Issues Minor

  • Colorado College (CO)

This Environmental Issues minor is intended to provide a foundation for understanding the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems and opportunities. This interdisciplinary minor draws from economic, political science, philosophy, sociology ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Net Zero 24/7: How Colorado College's 94k Square Foot Library Became a Carbon Reduction Strategy

  • Colorado College (CO)

Colorado College's 94,000 square-foot library is the first to be built for the college's unique block plan. It's also the first known library of it's ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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182 kW Rooftop Array: El Pomar Sports Center

  • Colorado College (CO)

The newest solar panel additions are located on the roofs of the El Pomar Sports Center and the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center. The panels on El Pomar generate ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2016
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101 kW Rooftop Array: EKG Cornerstone Arts Center

  • Colorado College (CO)

The newest solar panel additions are located on the roofs of the El Pomar Sports Center and the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center. The panels on Cornerstone produce approximately ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2016
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35 kW Rooftop Array: Worner Campus Center

  • Colorado College (CO)

Approximately 144 solar panels producing 35KW were installed on the Worner Center roof to help offset the electrical usage in the building. An interactive flatscreen on the main floor monitors ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2016
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20 kW Rooftop Array: Children's Center

  • Colorado College (CO)

The Children’s Center at Colorado College received solar panels, which produce 414,000 kilowatt hours a year.

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2016
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18 kW Rooftop Array: Spencer Center

  • Colorado College (CO)

An 18kW array was installed as part of building renovations in 2014.

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2016
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11 kW Rooftop Array: Dean of Students' Residence

  • Colorado College (CO)

A 10.7kW array.

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2016
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7 kW Rooftop Array: Synergy House

  • Colorado College (CO)

The Synergy House is Colorado College's first net-zero energy building, designed as a prototype for students to study and discuss as the college moves toward carbon neutrality. House features ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2016
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1 kW Rooftop Array: KRCC Radio Station

  • Colorado College (CO)

Radio station KRCC, an NPR-member station and home of Radio Colorado College, has installed a rooftop photovoltaic (PV) solar power system, making it the first solar installation on a radio ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2016
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How Carbon and Nitrogen Footprints Can Inform Sustainability Practices at Colorado College

  • Colorado College (CO)

This case study analyzes the carbon and nitrogen savings associated with opportunities Colorado College, a small liberal arts school in the Rocky Mountains, has for sustainability. By analyzing the current ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Geodesign as a collaborative framework for campus-centered sustainability modeling, education and community engagement

  • Colorado College (CO)

Geodesign, a Geographic Information Systems (GIS)-based framework, offers the means to assemble multiple place-based perspectives that are foundational to sustainability across the curriculum. We offer the example of an ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Illusive Thread: Developing HE Transdisciplinary Sustainability Learning Outcomes

  • Colorado College (CO)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)

A sustainable campus and community approach to learning outcomes provides the single richest multi-disciplinary and discipline specific platform for immersing our students and stakeholders in a place-based, living-learning laboratory environment ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Greening the Sciences at Colorado College

  • Colorado College (CO)

As members of the Sustainability Council at Colorado College, we learned that science buildings use far more energy for their size than other buildings on a college campus. So we ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sense of Place Programming for Incoming Students

  • Colorado College (CO)

Incoming students at Colorado College arrive a week before regular classes start in order to participate in three days of New Student Orientation (NSO) and four days of field-based service ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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An Integral Approach to Institutionalizing Sustainability: A Case Study of Colorado College

  • Colorado College (CO)

Recently, institutions of higher education (IHE) have moved toward greening their campuses and incorporating sustainability principles into strategic planning, operations, education, research, and public engagement. While many IHE have some ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Environmental Program (BS)

  • Colorado College (CO)

The Environmental Program includes coursework in environmental science and policy. The environmental science major includes an integrated major with an interdisciplinary focus, as well as disciplinary tracks in environmental physics ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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25 kW Rooftop Array: Edith Gaylord Apartments

  • Colorado College (CO)

A 25kW array provides 23% of building electricity and upon its installation in 2008, was the largest in Colorado Springs.

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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