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Energy Competitions: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Green Mountain College (VT)
  • Old Dominion University (VA)
  • Williams College (MA)
  • Northwestern University (IL)
  • BuildingOS (CA)
  • University at Albany (NY)

How can institutions of higher education leverage resource reduction competitions to engage, educate, and motivate student behavior change?

Campus resource reduction competitions are a powerful platform to engage students in ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
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Sustainability in Higher Education: the Strategies and Implications of Campus Planning Decisions and Change Efforts

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)
  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Northwestern University (IL)

In the past year, members of AASHE have been asked to participate in a number of surveys. This presentation will offer summaries of three perspectives being studied, providing participants with ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
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Sustainability = Survival

  • Northwestern University (IL)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)
  • Chlorine Free Products Association (IL)
  • Cascades Tissue Group (NY)

We are all working to do our best to move toward sustainable practices that are supported via our purchasing. So we will have a panel made up of managers of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
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ANSER Solar Energy Research Center

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The ANSER Center, founded in 2007, is a joint research effort between Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory that works to develop the fundamental understanding of molecules, materials and method ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
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Environmental Science (BA)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The major offers two tracks: science and policy. Both tracks share common foundation courses in science, mathematics, and social science and the same core curriculum. Advanced course work differs with ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
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Sustaining Campus Sustainability: Factors Leading to Success of Environmental Sustainability Initiatives in Higher Education

  • Northwestern University (IL)

What factors lead to the successful implementation and ongoing success of environmental sustainability programs and policies on college campuses? To find out, one may examine institutions' self-reported successful environmental sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
  • Publications
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Creating a Green Community: Understanding Student Environmental Behaviors for Increased Campus Participation at Northwestern University

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Today, the world is facing a crisis the likes of which has not been seen before. The onset of global warming in recent times has initiated the growth of environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
  • Publications
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17 kW Rooftop Array: Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The Centennial Solar Panel System, a solar photovoltaic array covering nearly the entire available roof of Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center, was installed and connected to the building’s ...

  • Posted Oct. 17, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
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Centennial Solar Panel System

  • Northwestern University (IL)
  • Engineers for a Sustainable World (CO)

The Centennial Solar Panel System (CSPS), a 17 kW solar photovoltaic array at Northwestern University, is a partner project between Engineers for a Sustainable World and the Northwestern Sustainability Fund ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
  • Case Studies
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