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Student-run project at UA allows two residence halls to heat building water with solar energy and enables occupants to track energy and water consumption in real time, creating a living learning laboratory for sustainability solutions
A new program at DePauw will place two student Eco Reps in each first-year residence hall to connect individual behaviors to environmental stewardship, promote environmentally-sound living, and act as liaisons to the greater DePauw and Greencastle communities
A new $85-million University of British Columbia district energy system will dramatically reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption while advancing clean energy research and development opportunities at UBC
The new Bosarge Family Education Center at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, "the greenest building in Maine" and the second commercial LEED Platinum building in the state, is Maine's first commercial building designed to produce more power annually than it uses
UCSB's Kohn Hall, home of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, has been awarded the LEED® Silver rating, making it the sixth campus building to be certified through the LEED for Existing Buildings Portfolio Program, a collaborative initiative between UCSB and the USGBC
The Tennessee Valley Authority and Bowling Green Municipal Utilities presented a check for $106,390 to Western Kentucky University to reward the university's investments in energy efficiency. WKU has trimmed electricity usage more than 500 kilowatts since March 2010.
Awarded LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, Elon University's Alumni Field House is 37 percent more energy efficient than similar code-compliant buildings and uses 40 percent less potable water
Accompanied by an educational campaign about residential energy consumption at Yale, touch screen monitors in Yale's Pierson and Silliman residential colleges aim to provide students with direct and immediate awareness of the effects of their consumption decisions
Applauding St. John's University's ongoing leadership in protecting the environment, the New York Energy Consumers Council (NYECC) has nominated St. John's to receive the group's 2011 Energy New York Award for sustainability
The social networking craze has officially spread to buildings at the University of Chicago, where the renovated LEED Gold Searle Laboratory is the first building monitored by Building Dashboard®