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Green Technology Energizes Classes

Renewable energy program at MCC uses state-of-art lab

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NY's Binghamton University Pitches Energy Research

The latest plans to transform New York's four public university centers into top national research facilities and high-technology job producers were released Wednesday in a proposal for a "smart energy" research facility at the University at Binghamton.

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Western Michigan University Named Among The Nation's Most Environmentally Friendly Colleges

Western Michigan University has been named one of the most environmentally responsible green colleges by Princeton Review and the U.S. Building Council's Center for Green Schools.

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Iowa State University Selects LiveRoof for Memorial Union Green Roof

With funds allocated by its Government of the Student Body (GSB), Iowa State University (ISU) is installing an 855-square-foot green roof atop its historic Memorial Union. The LiveRoof® Hybrid Green System from LiveRoof, LLC (Spring Lake, Mich.) was selected for the project.

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College Sees $642,000 In Energy Savings Over Year

The best part of Ted Forester's job at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is seeing the energy bill, he says.

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Greenpeace Blasts Michigan State For Adopting New University Energy Plan

Greenpeace said Michigan State University has failed its students by adopting an energy plan that doesn't go far enough.

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"Green Technologies: Classrooms, Courses, Labs, and Buildings" at UBTech2012

Presenter Ken Woo will focus on leveraging the "green" theme throughout.

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Another LiveRoof Green Roof Boosts Stormwater Management at Loyola University Chicago

In an ongoing effort to promote sustainability by reducing the volume and velocity of stormwater runoff, Loyola University Chicago is installing a green roof on Cuneo Hall, a new academic building. The 2,400-square-foot installation is Loyola’s seventh green roof.

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Haiku Brings Big Ass Fans’ Famous Engineering To Smaller Spaces

Backed by years of research and development and hundreds of prototypes, Haiku, a revolutionary small fan from the company known worldwide for its large diameter, low speed fans, reflects that attention to detail. Its industry-leading efficiency, silent motor, tops-in-class airflow, sustainable materials, quality craftsmanship and minimalist design combine to create the perfect air-moving machine. With eight patents worldwide, Haiku is a true original.

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New Student Guide Offers Steps for Peer-to-Peer Campus Sustainability Training

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Campus Ecology program are pleased to announce the release of a new, step-by-step guide to creating student peer-to-peer sustainability education programs—often known as “Eco-Rep” programs—on college campuses.

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