The Campus Conservation Nationals contest is an annual spring competition among colleges in the United States and Canada to save energy and water. Here (in alphabetical order) are the schools achieved the greatest overall percent reduction in electricity use during their competitions, with reductions ranging from 13 to 31%....More
The U.S. Department of Education has been recognizing Green Ribbon Schools since 2011-12, but this year is the first to include colleges and universities for awards. Nine higher-education institutions received U.S. Department of Education Postsecondary Sustainability Awards for 2014-15.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's College and University Green Power Challenge tracked the participating institutions in collegiate athletic conferences that had the highest combined green power usage throughout 2013-14....More
Design challenges included shading a glass façade, allowing limited lobby space to accommodate hundreds of patrons, and making both a visual and sustainable connection to San Dimas’ (Calif.) surrounding neighborhood and dry, sunny environment....More