Sustainability

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Environmental Features in Science Campus Plans

If Cornell University were to win the city’s competition to build a new science graduate school, it would install on Roosevelt Island almost four acres of solar panels, 500 geothermal wells, and buildings with the rare distinction of generating as much power as they use.

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College Showing Off Green Building

North Shore Community College is celebrating the completion of a $31 million building project that puts it on the cutting edge of the green building movement.

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LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System Selected for Five New Green Roof Projects in North Carolina

LiveRoof®, LLC, the top horticultural science company in the green roof industry, and Riverbend Nursery, Inc., a wholesale container nursery in LiveRoof’s national network of licensed regional growers, announced that the LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System has been chosen for five new green roof projects in North Carolina. The new LiveRoof installations include:

Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools, Career Tech Center, 3,000 square feet;

Walkertown Middle/High School, Walkertown, N.C., 3,200 square feet;

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Lansing Community College Gets $727,000 Grant To Develop Green Building Career Pathway

Lansing Community College and its partners are launching a new program to develop education and training in integrated building science to help meet the demand for a skilled workforce in Michigan's expanding green building industry.

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Huge Oak Is Being Cut Down To Make Way For Loyola University Expansion

While Loyola University was closed for fall break, work began Monday to cut down a massive live oak estimated to be as old as the Uptown school to make way for the expansion of Monroe Hall. Felling the century-old tree was a last resort, according to university officials.

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CU-Boulder Students In New Dorm Focus On Sustainable Food

"Mystery meat" -- and cereal for breakfast, lunch and dinner -- are clichés associated with college dorm food.

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Grand Valley State University Looks At Food Waste, 'Myths Of Climate Denial' During Annual Sustainability Week

Wasting food, the cost of coal and climate change are all topics planned to be debated at Grand Valley State University during “Sustainability Week,” as staff and students try to lead a “zero-impact” lifestyle.

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Johnson Controls Announces Panoptix™ — A New Approach to Building Efficiency

Johnson Controls, the global leader in building efficiency, announces the Panoptix solution, a new approach to building efficiency that makes it easier and more affordable for owners and operators of any size facility to achieve better building performance.

The Panoptix solution includes four key components:

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Univ. Of Notre Dame Switching From Sheepskin To Paper Diplomas

The University of Notre Dame is putting its sheepskin diplomas out to pasture.

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