Efficient Computing Phase I

Promotes an awareness of energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions due to electronics

Energy Use

Promotes a reduction in energy use and resources and GHG emissions to build on the infrastructure improvements of the smart-grid project currently underway on campus, including upgrades for efficiency improvements, conservation programs, and renewable energy installations

Lights Out

Promotes a reduction in energy use by turning off lights when leaving rooms for any reason, increasing the number of occupancy control lights, and ensuring all general area lighting is turned off at end of the day and on weekends

Printing and Paper Use Phase I

Promotes the reduction of paper use, awareness of resources, and behavior changes as all on-campus printing will default to two-sided outputs unless requested in writing

Campus Recycling

Promotes the reduction of waste and increased recycling through the use of recycling bins that are now available throughout campus on the grounds and in facilities

Healthy Water Delivered Efficiently

Promotes the use of healthy, accessible water and eliminates university purchases of bottled water in either the water cooler or individual bottle form

Sustainable Landscape Management Phase I

Promotes better resource management for landscaping, including equipment and water use through a single Stormwater and Landscape Management Plan

Purchases for Certified Green Buildings

Promotes the purchase of materials that minimize environmental impact associated with their manufacture, use, and disposal; download the