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4 kW Rooftop Array: Agriculture Extension Building

  • Utah State University (UT)

This 4.3 kilowatt solar installation on the rooftop of USU’s Agricultural Extension building is part of a larger preservation effort by the County. The project will provide educational ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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3 kW Ground Mount Array: Frey Hall

  • Messiah College (PA)

A team of Messiah students spent designed a 3KW photovoltaic (PV) system. Solar Scholars installed the system behind Frey Hall in the spring semester of 2008 with Wohlsen Construction and ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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3 kW Ground Mount: E3 House

  • Appalachian State University (NC)
  • Sundance Power Systems Inc (NC)

The ASU E3 House is a prototypical dwelling designed and constructed for use in remote or disaster relief situations where electricity and access to public sanitation are unavailable. Originally built ...

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3 kW Ground Mount Arrays - 3 Installations

  • Bucknell University (PA)

In August, 2006 Bucknell hosted its first Solar Scholars workshop resulting in the installation of a 2.5 kilowatt solar array, which now serves as a power source for the ...

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3 kW Rooftop Array: Smart Home

  • Duke University (NC)

At the Smart Home, there is an array of 18, 160 watt photovoltaic panels which creates a ~3kW solar power station. The energy generated by the panels is connected to ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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3 kW Rooftop Array: Dennis Hall

  • Earlham College (IN)

Green Science Group collaborates with Physics, Computer Science and Environmental Science on environmental projects. They have been responsible for a solar array and grid-tie system in Dennis Hall.

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3 kW Rooftop Array: Youngchild Hall

  • Lawrence University (WI)

In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and in conjunction with its two-year Green Roots initiative, Lawrence University installed the campus’ first solar panel on the roof of ...

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3 kW Rooftop Arrays: West Green Chilled Water Plant and Chubb Hall

  • Ohio University (OH)
  • Third Sun Solar (OH)

The University commissioned a 2.4-kilowatt PV system at the West Green District Chilled Water Plant. The system consists of an awning-mounted array of 48 50-watt PV panels donated by ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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3 kW Rooftop Array: Library

  • St. Mary's College of Maryland (MD)

St. Mary's College of Maryland has a 3kW solar photovoltaic array on the roof of the College’s library.

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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3 kW Canopy Array: Tennis Courts Walkway

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

A photovoltaic array has been installed on a popular walkway adjacent to the campus tennis courts. The 2.9-kilowatt system slowly adjusts position to track the sun as it moves ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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2 kW Solar Wall Mount

  • City Colleges of Chicago, Wilbur Wright College (IL)

Parking garage facade. Installed in Jul. 2007. PV Panel Type: Sharp NT180 Inverter Type: Sunny Boy SWR 1800U

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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2 kW Pole Mount: Biofuels Facility on Ayers Lane

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Collaborative Biodiesel Project is a student-led initiative at Appalachian State University and was funded by the EPA P3 Award: "Student Design Competition for Sustainability" and the ASU Renewable Energy ...

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2 kW Rooftop Array: Kerr Scott Hall

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Two graduate students in Appalachian State’s Technology program installed this grid-tie system in 2007. Along with the building’s vegetative roof, the photovoltaic array provides students with research and ...

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2 kW Solar Farm

  • Austin Peay State University (TN)

The new solar array converts energy from the sun into electricity to power a nearby classroom on the site. Any excess energy produced goes to Clarksville Department of Electricity and ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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2 kW Rooftop Array: Campus Crossings at Briarcliff

  • Emory University (GA)

An array of ten Schuco Solar photovoltaic (PV) modules has been installed on the roof of Campus Crossings at Briarcliff in Atlanta, Georgia. The solar panels will help power the ...

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2 kW Rooftop Demonstration: WISE Center

  • Frostburg State University (MD)

The Sustainable Energy Research Facility (SERF) is an energy-efficient, completely off-grid, "green" building energized by sun and wind power. The project added technical knowledge and experience in design and construction ...

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2 kW Ground Mount Array: Ecohouse

  • Ohio University (OH)
  • Dovetail Solar & Wind (OH)

The solar array at the OHIO Ecohouse was installed by Dovetail Solar & Wind and is a 2.4 kilo-watt system. It is a grid-tied photovoltaic array; which means that ...

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2 kW Ground Mount Array: Community Education and Wellness Center

  • Owens Community College (OH)

The 1.7-kilowat solar array will feature eight panels and be used for hands-on learning as well as to convert sunlight into electricity for regular operational purposes within the Community ...

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2 kW Rooftop Array

  • Roger Williams University (RI)

Roof, fixed array. Inverter Type: SMA SB2500U

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2 kW Solar Laboratory

  • St. Thomas University (FL)

The project was proposedby Dr. Alberto J. Varela, Associate Professor in the School of Science, Technology and Engineering Management. Dr. Varela wanted to create a Solar Station at STU as ...

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2 kW Rooftop Array

  • University of Rhode Island (RI)

Location: 401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI Array Size: 2 kW

of Modules: 8 (300 Watts each)

Module Manufacturer: ASE Americas

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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2 kW Rooftop Array: Viking Union

  • Western Washington University (WA)

A 2 kWh array at Viking Union Array, visible from the PAC Plaza. This array was donated by the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, and WWU Facilities Management. A kiosk inside the ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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1 kW Rooftop Array: Alumni Building

  • Berea College (KY)

The installation of the one kilowatt-hour photovoltaic array will convert sunlight to electricity and support a portion of the electrical needs of the building. The idea for a solar panel ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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1 kW Ground Mount: Few and Evans Residence Halls

  • Emory University (GA)
  • Ayers Saint Gross (MD)
  • Gilbane (RI)

The University operates a small solar demonstration unit at Few and Evans residential halls — six panels that power a pump that helps bring reclaimed storm water back into the building ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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1 kW Rooftop Array: Withey Hall

  • Green Mountain College (VT)

In 2010, four underutilized 120-watt panels were installed on the roof of Withey Hall. The PV panels now produce electricity and feed a battery bank to power the greenhouse.

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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1 kW Rooftop Array: Farrell House

  • Middlebury College (VT)

Roof (Farrell House). PV Panel Type: (10) PV panels Inverter Type: Xantrex/ Trace 1500 watt inverter

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1 kW Rooftop Array: Saunders Hall

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (HI)

Saunders Hall is home to the first renewable energy testbed functioning on a Manoa campus rooftop, courtesy of donations and logistical assistance from Hawai'i Energy Connnection, Enphase Energy, and ...

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1 kW Rooftop Array: Olin Library

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

Roof (1): Olin Library/ 1.02 kW.2006: A little less than half of the costs were paid by the Committee on Environmental Quality. The Department of Facilities, Planning, and ...

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Pratt Institute - Myrtle Hall

  • Pratt Institute (NY)

Pratt Institute partnered to obtain a vacant lot at the northern boundary of our campus in Brooklyn , that had been a Kentucky Fried Chicken. The lot is part of the ...

  • Posted June 30, 2011
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Connecting the Next Generation to Urban Landscapes

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

The International Society for Land care Emissions (ISLE) has proposed a Next Generation Land Care project for the University of Colorado at Boulder to assess and measure the ecological, human ...

  • Posted June 27, 2011
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Groundmaking: Class of 2010 Green Roof at Rensselaer

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

In the spring of 2011, after almost 16 months of planning, members from the entire Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute community joined hands in planting 18,000 small plants on a 6 ...

  • Posted June 25, 2011
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Marcellus Monitoring: Helping communities turn fear into data collection.

  • Dickinson College (PA)

In 2010, the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) set out to develop a community-based monitoring protocol that could help communities answer the question "is my local stream being adversely ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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Warren Wilson College Native Grass Landscaping: Changing the Way We Plant the Campus to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Improve Wildlife Habitat and Minimize Maintenance

  • Warren Wilson College (NC)

Since 1999, students on the College's Landscaping Crew have collected native grass and wildflower seeds, established a six-acre campus nursery and acres of prairie meadow habitat, and helped restore ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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Getting to Net- Zero Energy: Lessons Learned from a Living Building Challenge

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
  • Hellmuth + Bicknese Architects (MO)

In 2008, Washington University in St. Louis committed to the construction of a new building at its environmental field station, Tyson Research Center. This project, the Living Learning Center (LLC ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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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
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Greeks Go Green LEAF Rating System

  • Cornell University (NY)

The Greeks Go Green LEAF Rating system rates chapters and keeps track of their progress related to sustainability initiatives. This system provides for an objective, consistent evaluation of over 70 ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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Student Services Building

  • The University of Texas at Dallas (TX)
  • Perkins+Will (NY)

The new LEED Platinum certified Student Services Building (SSB) serves as a "one-stop-shop" destination for all student service activities offering 14 departments under one roof. The building design improves the ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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The Campus Sustainability Fund at the University of Washington

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) is a student-funded and student-led initiative which launched in the fall of 2010 at the University of Washington (UW) with the mission of fostering campus ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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EcoDorm

  • Warren Wilson College (NC)

EcoDorm is a living laboratory of sustainability. It was designed by a committee of students, staff, and faculty- with guidance from an outside architect- who researched and evaluated environmental, social ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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A Comprehensive Strategic Communications Plan for NYU's Office of Sustainability

  • New York University (NY)

Crowdsourcing the collective wisdom of the NYU Sustainability Task Force's all-volunteer Outreach and Engagement working group, with assistance from the Office of Sustainability, team members were able to develop ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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Deliberation on Campus Sustainability (DoCS)

  • University of Alberta (AB)

The Deliberation on Campus Sustainability (DoCS) project was a campus-wide, student-initiated series of events that engaged hundreds of students, staff and faculty in creating recommendations for sustainability across the University ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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A New Educational Landscape- Transforming Campus Grounds through Non-Traditional Collaboration

  • James Madison University (VA)

During the 2010-11 academic year, faculty, students, campus facilities staff, a dean, the campus environmental stewardship director, and community representatives collaborated with a Scholar-In-Residence to develop a naturalized landscape on ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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Comprehensive Operational Analysis of Green Granting Programs in US Higher Education

  • New York University (NY)

After three years and 52 funded projects awarded more than $250,000 NYU's Green Grants program took a year off from calling for new project proposals, and instead conducted ...

  • Posted June 24, 2011
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The Bagley Classroom: Supporting environmental and outdoor learning at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

  • University of Minnesota, Duluth (MN)
  • Salmela Architect (MN)

The Bagley Classroom supports learning in a 55-acre natural preserve within the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. The Bagley Nature Area has taught and inspired students about the natural environment ...

  • Posted June 23, 2011
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Antioch Commuter Transportation Initiative: Tackling AUNE's Transportation Challenge by Supporting Money-Saving, Fun, and Healthy Commuter Alternatives

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)

Antioch University New England (AUNE) is committed to achieving climate neutrality by the year 2020. Because 73% of its total carbon dioxide emissions come from students and employees commuting to ...

  • Posted June 23, 2011
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University Recycling at work! Case study in Puerto Rico

  • Ana G. M├⌐ndez University System (PR)

In 2006, Undergraduate Environmental Science students sparked the Recycling Program at the Universidad Metropolitana, Puerto Rico with a simple question "Why we do not recycle at the University?

Since then ...

  • Posted June 23, 2011
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Applied Research and Development Building

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)

Northern Arizona University's Applied Research and Development building is a LEED Platinum building that is home to a wide range of research organizations and stakeholders both from NAU and ...

  • Posted June 23, 2011
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The College of William and Mary Carbon Offset Program

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

William and Mary has developed an in-house carbon offset program that provides full transparency. Energy-reducing capital projects, such as HVAC upgrades, were identified and offset prices were determined by calculating ...

  • Posted June 21, 2011
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1702 - green dorm project

  • Pratt Institute (NY)

The Living Lab 1702 project began in Spring 2009 as an interdisciplinary studio course focused on sustainability. The goal: to challenge the students understanding of green design in order to ...

  • Posted June 21, 2011
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The Green Line Park-n-Ride: A Community Transportation Collaborative

  • Delta College (MI)

When it comes to public transportation, Delta College is challenged by its location which serves three main counties functioning under three separate transit authorities. To reduce commuting emissions and to ...

  • Posted June 21, 2011
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