Sustainability Initiatives http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/39321/more en New building for economics department at UMass Amherst is net-zero energy http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/new-building-economics-department-umass-amherst-net-zero-energy <div class="node-body article-body">The university dedicated the 16,800-square-foot Crotty Hall last month.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/new-building-economics-department-umass-amherst-net-zero-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/new-building-economics-department-umass-amherst-net-zero-energy#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:56:00 +0000 69111 at http://asumag.com <p>Crotty Hall on the campus of University of Massachusetts Amherst is designed to be a net-zero energy building.</p> UMass Amherst Loyola Marymount, Rhode Island School of Design are champions of recycling competition http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/loyola-marymount-rhode-island-school-design-are-champions-recycling-compe <div class="node-body article-body">Colleges and universities have competed in Recyclemania since 2001.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/loyola-marymount-rhode-island-school-design-are-champions-recycling-compe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/loyola-marymount-rhode-island-school-design-are-champions-recycling-compe#comments Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:31:00 +0000 69101 at http://asumag.com Philadelphia district announces ambitious energy-saving program http://asumag.com/energy-management/philadelphia-district-announces-ambitious-energy-saving-program <div class="node-body article-body">Pilot project could lead to districtwide energy performance contract that could save $600 million over 20 years.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/energy-management/philadelphia-district-announces-ambitious-energy-saving-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/energy-management/philadelphia-district-announces-ambitious-energy-saving-program#comments Energy Management Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:52:00 +0000 68441 at http://asumag.com University of California, Riverside, will build solar-powered greenhouse http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-california-riverside-will-build-solar-powered-greenhouse <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers seek to create greenhouses that can produce food with no need for outside electricity.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-california-riverside-will-build-solar-powered-greenhouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-california-riverside-will-build-solar-powered-greenhouse#comments Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:55:00 +0000 68241 at http://asumag.com <p>A solar-powered greenhouse to be built at UC Riverside will be similar to this one at UC Santa Cruz.</p> Soliculture Solar installations boost renewable energy at University of Virginia http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-installations-boost-renewable-energy-university-virginia <div class="node-body article-body">Panels have been installed atop 2 buildings on the Charlottesville campus.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-installations-boost-renewable-energy-university-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-installations-boost-renewable-energy-university-virginia#comments Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:19:00 +0000 67711 at http://asumag.com University of Virginia Winds of Change http://asumag.com/hand-dryers/winds-change <div class="field-byline"> Dave Fisher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hand dryer industry comes together to support LEED certification.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/hand-dryers/winds-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/hand-dryers/winds-change#comments Sustainability Initiatives Washrooms & Locker Rooms Silver Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:56:00 +0000 67581 at http://asumag.com Image courtesy of World Dryer. A Change Is Gonna Come http://asumag.com/top-10s/change-gonna-come <div class="node-body gallery-body">Despite political upheaval, schools and universities must continue to deal with critical issues and provide high-quality learning environments.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/top-10s/change-gonna-come" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/top-10s/change-gonna-come#comments Funding Top 10s Renovation Planning & Design Sustainability Initiatives Transportation & Parking Technology & Communications Safety & Security Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:06:00 +0000 66701 at http://asumag.com Solar canopy installed at Massachusetts technical school http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-canopy-installed-massachusetts-technical-school <div class="node-body article-body">663-kilowatt array of panels covers the parking lot at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School in Bourne.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-canopy-installed-massachusetts-technical-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-canopy-installed-massachusetts-technical-school#comments Sustainability Initiatives Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:52:00 +0000 66461 at http://asumag.com <p>A solar canopy now covers the parking lot at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School.</p> Solect Energy Agreement will enable Notre Dame to build hydroelectric plant http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/agreement-will-enable-notre-dame-build-hydroelectric-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Facility on St. Joseph River in South Bend is expected to provide 7 percent of the electrical power used on campus.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/agreement-will-enable-notre-dame-build-hydroelectric-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/agreement-will-enable-notre-dame-build-hydroelectric-plant#comments New Construction Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 15 Dec 2016 19:16:00 +0000 66321 at http://asumag.com University of Michigan approves creation of sustainability school http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-michigan-approves-creation-sustainability-school <div class="node-body article-body">School is expected to open in 2017 on the Ann Arbor campus.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-michigan-approves-creation-sustainability-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-michigan-approves-creation-sustainability-school#comments Sustainability Initiatives Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:13:00 +0000 66161 at http://asumag.com