Sustainability

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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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Western Michigan University Officials Say 20 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Ready For Free Use

Western Michigan University officials say 20 electric vehicle charging stations are now connected to the university’s power grid and available to the public free of charge.

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CU-Boulder Looks For More Green Ideas

Environmental Center team hosts school's first carbon neutrality forum

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University Of Baltimore Launches Recycling Campaign

Initiative asks Baltimoreans to vote for favorite sports legend

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LEED-certified, Passavant hospital expansion’s curtainwall matches style, performance, reliability of existing facility’s glazing system

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) relied on Wausau Window and Wall Systems to create a unified, visual exterior for its new $100 million, seven-story tower. The new UPMC Passavant Pavilion is certified to meet U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Rating System™.

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Waste Management, ASU aim to eliminate solid waste

Waste Management of Arizona and Arizona State University announced their collaborative program "Roadmap to Zero Solid Waste" that aims to eliminate 90 percent or more of ASU's solid waste by 2015.

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Crestron Introduces Fusion EM™ Energy Management Software

Energy management is a hot topic of discussion among businesses, government organizations, and homeowners. Energy management is essential to saving energy and significantly lowering operational costs for an organization.

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CU-Boulder's Will Vill North Gets Top Green Rating

Water station saves plastic bottles, rooftop solar panels provide energy

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A Green Alternative for Permeable Pavers

VAST® Composite Permeable Pavers (4x8-inches) reduce the volume and velocity of stormwater runoff by infiltrating 4.9 gallons of rainwater per square foot per minute. They are manufactured in VAST's engineered composite material that includes 95 percent post-consumer recycled rubber and plastics. The composite material is more giving and forgiving than the hard, abrasive surface of concrete pavers, making the VAST Pavers a safer and more comfortable surface. They provide slip resistance and are manufactured with spacer lugs engineered to maintain a precise 0.275-inch space between pavers in conformance with ADA requirements.

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