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ASE article titled "Green Campus: Teaching Energy Efficiency With Positive Peer Pressure, Classroom Curricula" talks about Green Campus interns and how they engage fellow students in energy conservation through community programs and classroom lessons
University of Richmond will implement new pilot projects around campus to achieve savings on energy-usage costs such as electric- and water-heating solar panels on the University Forest Apartments
UBC has been named Canada's first "Fair Trade Campus" –- and will get its very own blend of ethically sourced coffee –- as a result of its national leadership on Fair Trade purchasing. UBC joins the City of Vancouver which last year was the first city in Canada to become a "Fair Trade Town."
One of Emory's goals in its strategic vision is to reduce overall energy consumption by 25 percent per square foot by 2015. A significant way to accomplish this is to stabilize temperature set points throughout campus buildings.
Final results are in for Elon's fifth POWERless Energy Competition, which encourages students to conserve energy in residence halls. In a message to students, Vice President and Dean of Student Life Smith Jackson writes about the importance of the contest.
The new School of International Service (SIS) building at American University, boasting record-setting environmentally-conscious features among the first of their kind in Washington, D.C., was recently awarded the LEED Gold designation by U.S. Green Building Council
The Brandeis Hoot talks about a student's effort to bring Building Dashboard® to the Brandeis campus, the success of Hamilton College's resource monitoring system, and mounting awareness of the importance of feedback on energy and water use on college campuses
UC San Diego's Sustainability Resource Center has been awarded LEED Gold certification for incorporating many of the students' sustainability ideas into the center, such as reclaimed wood and metal building materials and what looks like a hardwood table that is actually recycled cardboard
Andover students filmed this conservation short for the Green Cup Challenge national video competition. The 2011 Green Cup Challenge includes some 40 Northeast boarding schools in a race to reduce their energy use by the highest percentage within a four-week period.
Embracing an initiative by the nation's colleges and universities, Bowdoin takes some bold steps toward its ambitious 2020 goal; one tool to raise awareness is an online dashboard that displays real-time power consumption and compares it to past periods and other buildings and residences