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We Conserve: A Campus Wide Campaign

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The University of Wisconsin - Madison initiated the aggressive We Conserve program in 2006 to further strengthen its environmental stewardship practices and to promote education and motivation to the community on ...


Skidmore College's Innovative District Geothermal System

  • Skidmore College (NY)

Skidmore College has utilized geothermal heating and cooling, a renewable energy, for several years now, beginning with the installations in our Northwoods Village residential apartments, then the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall ...


Unity House

  • Unity College (ME)
  • Thornton Tomasetti (ME)
  • Bensonwood Homes (NH)

Completed in 2008, the 1,937-square-foot, LEED Platinum Unity House is the on-campus home of Unity College's President. Unity House was designed and built with education in mind. It ...


Environmental and Regulatory Management System (ERMS)

  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)

UT Arlignton's Environmental and Regulatory Management System (ERMS) is a methodical approach to minimize adverse environmental impacts, maintain regulatory compliance, promote sustainability, and encourage safe work practices at The ...


Roadmap to Sustainability for Departmental Planning

  • Yale University (CT)

The Roadmap to Sustainability is a unique program designed to guide departments within a larger institution in creating department/unit specific Sustainability Action Plans. The Yale Office of Sustainability developed ...


6 kW Rooftop Array: Environmental Studies Building

  • Western Washington University (WA)

A student-funded solar array was installed atop the Environmental Studies Building at Western Washington University. The $167,500 project, funded by the student Green Energy Fee and proposed by a ...

  • Posted July 3, 2012
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Baylor Energy Awareness Program: Engaging the Campus Community

  • Baylor University (TX)
  • Aramark (PA)

Baylor Facility Services, along with ARAMARK Higher Education and Baylor University, has embarked on a ground-breaking energy engagement program for the campus, leading Baylor's staff, students and community in ...


Duke University's Sustainability Communications - Making the Campus Climate Action Plan Personal

  • Duke University (NC)

In 2007, Duke University signed the ACUPCC and embarked on a journey to assess institutional greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, develop strategies to impact the campus footprint and become a carbon ...


Recycling, Reuse, and Composting Program: Phase 1

  • University of Rochester (NY)

Until 2008, a formal recycling program did not exist at our University. In order to establish a sustainability program that would expand and thrive, Support Operations implemented Phase 1 of ...


Foam Free Dining at the University of Florida

  • University of Florida (FL)
  • Aramark (PA)

Gator Dining Services at the University of Florida (UF) eliminated foam containers from campus dining operations, making the University of Florida the only ARAMARK foam- free dining operation in the ...


Weaving Sustainability into New Employee Orientation

  • University of Louisville (KY)

At the University of Louisville, we took advantage of an existing, mandatory day-long New Employee Orientation to begin educating all new full-time employees about the fundamentals of sustainability, our institutional ...


WE Over ME Farm

  • Paul Quinn College (TX)

Surrounded by a food desert, Paul Quinn College has assumed the responsibility to provide the residents of Highland Hills/southern Dallas within the zip code of 75241, access to healthy ...


Diversity@Emory - The Path to Emory University's Diversity Web Portal

  • Emory University (GA)

To establish Emory University's first diversity web portal --diversity.emory.edu


Culture Clash: Art, Electrons, Teaching, Research, and Engagement Meet at the Solar Strand

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

The University at Buffalo's 750 kilowatt Solar Strand, brought to life by world-renowned artist Walter Hood, reflects a transformative vision that defines the future of sustainability. Its approach moves ...

  • Posted June 29, 2012
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Wisconsin's Green Future Campaign

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WI)

Project Overview: The WTCS Presidents' Association Green Initiative Committee requested assistance by the Statewide Marketing Consortium (SMC) to develop communications tools on sustainability. Given the vast number of students educated ...

  • Posted June 29, 2012
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Combining technology and water to conserve irrigation

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The University of Texas at Austin's facilities management initiated a comprehensive program in fall 2007 to develop and implement demand-side water conservation measures. During this project it was determined ...

  • Posted June 29, 2012
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Beyond the White Stripes: Transportation Demand Management at a Commuter College

  • Bellevue College (WA)

Bellevue College (BC) is the largest institution in Washington State's Community and Technical College System with an enrollment of more than 38,000 students annually. Like many community colleges ...

  • Posted June 29, 2012
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Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative

  • Duke University (NC)

The Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative (DCOI) was established in 2009 in order to help Duke University achieve carbon neutrality by 2024. Duke University is one of the only universities in ...

  • Posted June 29, 2012
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Sustainable IT: Deploying and Demonstrating Innovative Data Center Cooling Technology to Achieve End Use Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Benefits at Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)
  • OptiCool Technologies (NY)

In the spring of 2012 Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) worked with one of its Clean Energy Incubator (CEI) technology companies to deploy, test, and validate their advanced and innovative ...

  • Posted June 28, 2012
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Lakeshore Technical College Old Growth Forest

  • Lakeshore Technical College (WI)

The Lakeshore Technical College's Old Growth Forest is a unique biological feature that has evolved over more than 10,000 years without any significant intervention. The 25 acre forest ...

  • Posted June 27, 2012
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536 kW Rooftop Array: MacroTechnology Works

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • Encap Development LLC (MA)

Rooftop mount. MacroTechnology Works; ASU Research Park. Fixed. 1,848 panels 545.49 kWdc. . PV Panel Type: Trina Solar TSM-300PC/PA14 - 300 Polycrystalline Inverter Type: Advanced Energy AE100TX (3), AE75TX ...

  • Posted June 27, 2012
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251 kW Canopy Array: Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • Encap Development LLC (MA)

Rooftop shaded seating canopy. Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium. Fixed. 1,008 panels. 246.96 kWdc. Completion deadline = 8/21/13. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar 290W polycrystalline Inverter Type ...

  • Posted June 27, 2012
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7 kW Rooftop Array: Nursing & Healthcare Innovation - Phase II

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The five-story, 88,934 square-foot facility provides five new classrooms for nursing students. The building also serves as a northern gateway to ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus. Located at Third ...

  • Posted June 27, 2012
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Public-Private Food Waste Composting Program

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

The goal of this project was to provide a viable option for businesses and institutions to divert their food waste from the solid waste stream. McLean County is a prime ...

  • Posted June 26, 2012
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Owens Community College HARVEST Project

  • Owens Community College (OH)

The Owens Community College Harvest Project seeks to "Help all People Reap the Value of Education through Service and working Together." Our on campus food pantry and community garden serve ...

  • Posted June 22, 2012
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Paperless Campus Initiative

  • St. Edward's University (TX)

In recent years, St. Edward's University has undertaken several paperless initiatives. That which has most directly impacted the entire university community (students, faculty and staff) was spearheaded by Human ...

  • Posted June 22, 2012
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One World One Water (OWOW) Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship

  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (CO)

Metropolitan State College of Denver is now the home of an exciting new water institution - the One World One Water (OWOW) Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship. (Faculty and ...

  • Posted June 15, 2012
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28 kW Ground Mount: Plant Service Operations Building

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL)

In 2004, SIU received a grant to install a 28kW photovoltaic solar array by the Plant Service Operations building. Since then, the array has produced over 91,000 kWh of ...

  • Posted June 12, 2012
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Earning Green By Going Green: A Case Study of the Waste Stream at LIU Post

  • LIU Post (NY)

This is a complete analysis of the waste stream at LIU Post, looking at nearly every type of category of waste that we produce. A waste audit was conducted to ...

  • Posted June 11, 2012
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Sustainable Sites Certification for The Green at College Park on the Campus of The University of Texas at Arlington

  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)

The Green at College Park at The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) received one of the first three certifications issued worldwide by the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) in February ...


818 kW Rooftop Arrays: Seven Buildings

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • RGS Energy (CO)

Early in 2012, Johns Hopkins University brought over 900 kW of photovoltaic electricity generation online with roof-mounted solar arrays spread over seven campus buildings across Baltimore. The project was coordinated ...

  • Posted May 31, 2012
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42.6 MW Wind Farm

  • Whitman College (WA)
  • NextEra Energy Resources (FL)

In 2013, the College leased nearby farmland to NextEra Energy, which has seventy 660 kW turbines on the property. The 166 foot tall towers generate electricity when wind speeds are ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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3.28 MW Vestas V82 Wind Turbines

  • Mount Wachusett Community College (MA)

In March 2011, MWCC activated two new 1.64 MW wind turbines. The Vestas V82 turbines are now generating 100% of the college’s annual electricity, plus returning power back ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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2.3 MW Wind Turbine and Wind Energy Research Area

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

United States Department of Energy (DOE) officials, energy industry partners, wind energy researchers, political leaders, University administrators and hundreds of local school children watched the ceremonial “flip of the switch ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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2 MW Gamesa G90 Wind Turbine

  • University of Delaware (DE)

The University of Delaware and Gamesa Technology Corporation joined forces to install a utility-scale 2-megawatt (2-MW) wind turbine at UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes. The joint venture ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.7 MW Wind Turbine

  • Carleton College (MN)

The development and construction of a 1.65 Megawatt wind turbine located approximately 1-1/2 miles east of Carleton College in cooperation with the Northfield School District.

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.7 MW General Electric XLE Wind Turbine

  • Luther College (IA)

The Luther College wind turbine was installed on September 19, 2011 and commissioned by General Electric on November 1, 2011. Located on the bluff west of campus, the turbine symbolizes ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.7 MW Wind Turbine

  • St. Olaf College (MN)

Located just west of campus (behind Ytterboe Residence Hall), the 1.6-megawatt turbine provides power directly to the campus, meeting one third of the college's annual need.

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.7 MW 230-foot Wind Turbine

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

In March 2005, the West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) began operating a 1.65MW wind turbine. This 230-foot turbine provides the adjacent University of Minnesota, Morris with 5 ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.5 MW GE Wind Turbine

  • Illinois Institute of Technology (IL)

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) celebrated the installation of Chicago's first research-based advanced wind turbine at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today on the university's main campus on the South ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.2 MW Three-Blade Wind Turbines (400 kW each)

  • Ohio Northern University (OH)

Each three-blade wind turbine is 220 feet tall and generates 400 kilowatts of power. The University will use the collective 1.2 megawatts of power generated by the three wind ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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660 kW 242-foot Single-Turbine Installation

  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MA)

This single-turbine project at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts was constructed by affiliate Jay Cashman, Inc. in 2006. It is MMA's first wind turbine construction project ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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660 kW Wind Turbine

  • Turtle Mountain Community College (ND)

Turtle Mountain Community College (TMCC) in Belcourt, N.D., installed a 660-kilowatt wind turbine, completing a long-term plan to make the campus completely self-sufficient in its use of energy. The ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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600 kW Wind Turbine

  • University of Maine at Presque Isle (ME)

We are the first university in the state to install a mid-size wind turbine on campus. This $2 million project, the installation of a 600 kW wind turbine, produced 680 ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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250 kW Wind Turbine

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

In the early 1990’s, RERL bought and erected on Mount Tom in nearby Easthampton a used 250-kilowatt turbine and has been operating a wind research and teaching station there ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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120 kW Wind Turbines and Solar Arrays

  • Creighton University (NE)

In June 2010, with the assistance of funding from the US Department of Energy and the Omaha Public Power District, Creighton University deployed a variety of solar and wind energy ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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120 kW VolturnUS 1:8 Offshore Wind Turbine

  • University of Maine (ME)

The data collected from the single VolturnUS 1:8 scale turbine demonstrated the viability of the floating concrete and composites hull. VolturnUS 1:8, the first grid-connected offshore wind turbine ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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100 kW Community-scale Wind Turbine

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Installation of a 100-kilowatt, community-scale wind turbine on the Appalachian State University campus has been completed and the turbine will soon begin generating electricity that will be fed into the ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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100 kW Wind Turbine

  • Blackfeet Community College (MT)

Funded by a $225,000 Department of Energy Grant, the Blackfeet Community College, with support from local entities has completed construction of a 100-kilowatt wind generator.

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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100 kW Turbine - Wind Energy Research Center

  • Case Western Reserve University (OH)

Case Western Reserve University continues to make progress toward a multimillion-dollar wind energy research center. The first wind turbine, scheduled to be operational sometime during fall semester, will be near ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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