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PhD in Planning, Design & the Built Environment

  • Clemson University (SC)

The PhD Program in Planning, Design and the Built Environment focuses on preparing the next generation of academics and professions for diverse and complex challenges of an interdisciplinary nature. The ...

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PhD in Sustainable Building Systems

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Sustainable living is a vital issue on many people's minds today. Mainstream public and politicians alike have resolved to reduce pollution and waste and reverse global warming. This is ...

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Certificate in Sustainable Built Environment

  • Pinchot University (WA)

Few sectors are as dynamic and critical to our society as energy. This industry supports the overall economy, impacts every other industry and creates both problems and opportunities related to ...

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Certificate in Sustainable Design

  • University of Florida (FL)

The Interdisciplinary Concentration and Certificate in Sustainable Design (ICCSD) was created to integrate existing sustainable design resources across the College of Design, Construction and Planning in response to broadening interest ...

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Certificate in Sustainable Design

  • Boston Architectural College (MA)

The Sustainable Design program at the BAC offers fully online graduate-level courses that are faculty-led, interactive, and asynchronous. Learn about how buildings interact with the natural environment and the choices ...

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Ecological Design Certificate

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Ecological Design Certificate is a design-based, interdisciplinary program focused on the development of a practical framework for the integration of the built environment with locale and region specific natural ...

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Architecture

  • Lawrence Technological University (MI)

This 12 credit hour certificate focuses on current issues in sustainable architecture. Up to 6 credits can be double counted with the core Master's degree. Emphasis is placed on ...

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices

  • Philadelphia University (PA)

The online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices program is geared toward working professionals seeking to build their knowledge-base and credentials in the field of sustainable design, engineering and construction of ...

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Professional Diploma in Architecture: Advanced Environmental & Energy Studies

  • Graduate School of the Environment

This course is delivered at CAT's Graduate School of the Environment based in the award-winning Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE). Surrounded by mountains and forest, this location fosters ...

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Sustainability and the Built Environment Certificate Program

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

UC Davis Extension's Sustainability and the Built Environment Certificate Program expands upon the highly successful Green Building and Sustainable Design classroom program. This certificate offers a comprehensive curriculum on ...

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Joint Degree in Architecture & Sustainable Design

  • The Catholic University of America (DC)

Students may enroll simultaneously in the school's accredited Master of Architecture (M. Arch. ) program and the Master of Science in Sustainable Design. This allows students to obtain the two ...

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Joint MS degree in Architecture & Environmental Management

  • Yale University (CT)

The Yale School of Architecture and the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies offer a joint-degree program in Architecture and Environmental Management. This program is directed to individuals who wish ...

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MA in Sustainable Design

  • Minneapolis College of Art Design (MN)

MCAD’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program was developed exclusively for busy working professionals with an online platform that offers small classes, peer-to-peer interaction, and engagement with renowned ...

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Master in Design for Sustainable Development

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  • Chalmers University of Technology

This programme provides students with the skills and methods valid where design approaches are required. Students are trained to find solutions that support sustainable development in a large variety of ...

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Master in Design Studies: Energy & Environments

  • Harvard University (MA)

Energy and Environments proposes an architectural agenda for energy in order to tackle 21st century ecological challenges. Upturning the conventional definition of "sustainable design. " which tends to privilege efficiency and ...

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Master in Design Studies: Risk & Resilience

  • Harvard University (MA)

Risk and Resilience considers communities and locations susceptible to crisis and develops strategies to tackle those challenges preemptively. Cities around the world face unpredictable challenges (natural disasters, long-term environmental change ...

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Master in Design Studies: Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology

  • Harvard University (MA)

Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology combines the vision of long range effects and swiftness of short range responses to develop new modes of representation and new forms of investigation to enable new ...

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Master in Sustainable Design

  • University of Florida (FL)

The three-semester Master's Degree in Sustainable Design (SDM) gives students the interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and confidence to be a leader in the Sustainability Revolution. The program features a low-residency-online ...

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Master of Architecture with a Focus in Sustainability

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

The program is founded upon the principle that architecture programs can no longer afford to teach anything other than sustainable architecture. In addition to courses in industrial ecology, sustainable science ...

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MDS in Sustainable Design

  • Boston Architectural College (MA)

The Master of Design Studies in Sustainable Design creates leaders of the green building revolution. Through study with leading practitioners and thinkers in the field and shared learning in a ...

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MS in Architectural Engineering

  • Lawrence Technological University (MI)

This unique program offers a combined Bachelor's of Science and Master Degree in 5 years. Architectural engineers have the artistic vision to understand what an architect is trying to ...

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MS in Architecture with a Track in Sustainable Design

  • University of Minnesota, Crookston (MN)

The planet, for better or worse, is becoming urbanized. By 2050, according to former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, six billion people, representing two-thirds of humanity, will be living in ...

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MS in Environmental Architecture

  • Murdoch University (Western Australia)

Course Structure - 48 credit points. First Year courses include Energy Efficient Building Design; Greenhouse Science and Policy; Sustainable Urban Design; Cities and Sustainability; Global and Regional Sustainability; Climate Sensible Home ...

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MS in Sustainable Building Systems

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Many aspects influence sustainability in the built environment: Site selection and environmental modification, design of buildings and structures, choice of materials and structural systems, selection and sizing of building energy ...

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MS in Sustainable Design

  • Philadelphia University (PA)

The MS in Sustainable Design is an award winning degree program that offers the the opportunity to explore sustainability through different avenues of study, ranging from design exploration to applied ...

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MS in Sustainable Design

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The MSSD, or Master of Science in Sustainable Design program, is designed for students who wish to prepare for the PhD or for employment in research, activism, or public policy ...

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MS in Sustainable Design

  • The Catholic University of America (DC)

The School of Architecture and Planning's mission, Building Stewardship, focuses on preparing architects and designers to assume a personal responsibility for the welfare of the world. We stress the ...

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MSc in Renewable Energy & the Built Environment

  • Graduate School of the Environment

The masters examines the theory and practice of renewable energy technologies and the built environment. It places this topic within the political, economic and social background of energy issues, including ...

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Sustainable Architecture Track (MS in Architecture)

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJ)

The articulated MS Arch in Sustainable Architecture program, which extends the four-course Certificate in Sustainable Architecture Program into a full 30-credit Masters degree, is shown below. Students with other areas ...

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Minor in Sustainable Design

  • Western Washington University (WA)

Huxley College of the Environment and the Engineering Technology Department jointly offer a minor in Sustainable Design. Design is the process of conceptualizing, representing, and creating projects, processes, or products ...

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Sustainability in the Built Environment Minor

  • Drexel University (PA)

The intent of the Minor is to prepare students to engage and analyze future design challenges from a sustainability perspective. Students completing this Minor will be able to approach these ...

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Sustainable Built Environments Minor

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

Students from other undergraduate degree programs may declare a Minor in Sustainable Built Environments which consists of seven courses (18 credit hours). The minor is available both on Main Campus ...

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Construction: Sustainable Construction Certificate

  • Iowa Western Community College (IA)

The Sustainable Construction Technology certificate introduces the students to the principles and techniques utilized in residential construction which will have a positive impact on our environment. This certificate program gives ...

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Sustainable Energy & Building Technology Diploma

  • Humber College (ON)

Humber's Sustainable Energy and Building Technology (SEBT) diploma program helps you develop the skills needed for a career in the growing "green" economy. Become skilled at providing integrated solutions ...

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Concentration in Building Energy Engineering (MS in Technology)

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

This concentration is recognized for its emphasis on energy efficient building design, construction, and testing, as well as use of alternative building materials. Focuses on efficient building systems and the ...

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Concentration in High Performance Buildings (MS in Architecture)

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

The Master of Science with a major in Architecture and a concentration in High Performance Buildings is focused around the use of building physics and building technology for sustainable architectural ...

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Concentration in Sustainable Design & Construction (MS in Technology)

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Designed for individuals with backgrounds in architecture, engineering, construction science/managment, interior design, or related fields who are interested in the integrative design process. The program includes a strong technical ...

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Ecological & Sustainable Design Emphasis (MS in Architecture)

  • Kansas State University (KS)

Ecological and Sustainable Design (ESD) focuses on the theory and practice of architectural and environmental design that makes maximum use of the same renewable energy flows and material cycling processes ...

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Sustainability & Green Design Concentration (Civil & Environmental Engineering)

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

The concept of sustainability seeks to meet the needs of current generations without compromising those of future generations. This EESS concentration aims to create context for engineering decisions in the ...

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Sustainability Buildings Program Concentration (MS in Architecture)

  • University of Oklahoma (OK)

The Graduate Program consists of four semesters of study leading to an accredited Master of Architecture degree with a focus on sustainability and regional response. Candidates need to have a ...

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Building Efficiency & Sustainable Technology (BEST) Certificate Program

  • Norwalk Community College (CT)

The Building Efficiency & Sustainable Technology Certificate Program prepares the students for employment in the field of sustainable building, building performance and energy consumption auditing. Utilizing the latest environmental science ...

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Certificate in Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management & Performance Based Construction

  • Cosumnes River College (CA)

The purpose of this certificate is to develop job skills and an understanding of green strategies for high performance buildings and livable communities. It is focused at students and professionals ...

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Green Building Design & Construction Certificate

  • Okanagan College (BC)

This 360-hour certificate program gives students the skills and hands on experience to design and create building envelopes with a sustainable focus on the main functions of the design and ...

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Green Building Technician Certificate

  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GA)

The Green Building Technician program introduces students to the tenets and practices behind the sustainable construction movement. Students are introduced to the methods and philosophies behind green building, energy efficient ...

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STARS Findings on Campus Infrastructure and Sustainable Development Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

This article looks at infrastructure development among colleges and universities participating in STARS. Data related to building construction and maintenance, GHG emissions, and energy consumption can shed light on how ...

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Holdsworth Retrofit and Renovation Membership Required

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMA) has a rapidly evolving commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving the environmental sustainability of its operations. According to the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel ...

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Funding & Incentivizing Energy Conservation at the University of Texas Membership Required

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

In February 2011, the University of Texas at Austin's (UT) President Power's Sustainability Steering Committee identified the need to reduce demand-side energy consumption and create new, consistent funding ...

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Measuring, Managing and Visualizing Building Energy Consumption & Carbon Emissions Membership Required

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

How much energy do the buildings at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMA) consume? The answer to this question is of interest to those tracking energy efficiency and greenhouse gas ...

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NYU LEED NC Pre-Certification Strategies: Opportunities for Streamlining the Green Building Certification Process Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

A Student Technical Assistance Team of NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate' Center for the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) was engaged to evaluate four current NYU LEED for New Construction ...

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Thermal Modeling with eQUEST Of Winthrop House: Engineering Sciences 96 Final Report Membership Required

  • Harvard University (MA)

This abstract applies to all four papers written for Engineering Sciences 96.

In the coming decade, Harvard University will confront a system-wide student housing renovation project. For the past eighty ...

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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

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Veritiv

Sandy Springs, GA
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8760 Engineering

St. Louis, MO
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Arup

New York, NY
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BNIM Architects

Kansas City, MO
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Brightworks Sustainability

Portland, OR
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Buildpulse

Seattle, WA
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Milton, ON
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FXFOWLE Architects

New York, NY
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Glumac

Portland, OR
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Greenbank Associates

Piedmont, CA
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Green Building Services

Portland, OR
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GreenerU

Watertown, MA
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Hord Coplan Macht

Baltimore, MD
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Max-R

Sussex, WI
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Miller Hull Partnership

Seattle, WA
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Nitsch Engineering

Boston, MA
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nora systems, Inc.

Salem, NH
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Quinn Evans Architects

Washington, DC
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SEQUIL Systems Inc

Delray Beach, FL
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The University Financing Foundation, Inc.

Kennesaw, GA
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Tork, an Essity brand

Philadelphia, PA
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SCA is a leading global hygiene products company that develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products. Tork, a global brand of SCA, is a market leader and committed partner to customers in over 100 countries.