Sustainability Initiatives http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/39321/more en Supporting Sustainability http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/supporting-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Schools and universities have made significant progress conserving resources and operating more efficiently, but there still are plenty of opportunities to become greener.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/supporting-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/supporting-sustainability#comments Green Design & Buildings Sustainability Initiatives Silver Thu, 18 May 2017 17:18:00 +0000 69851 at http://asumag.com Solar array goes online at Furman University http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-array-goes-online-furman-university <div class="node-body article-body">2,994-panel array is expected to reduce campus electricity expenditures by 5 percent.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-array-goes-online-furman-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/solar-array-goes-online-furman-university#comments Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 04 May 2017 16:14:00 +0000 69501 at http://asumag.com <p>A newly activated array of solar panels near the main entrance to Furman University.</p> Furman University Best recycling campuses 2017 http://asumag.com/top-10s/best-recycling-campuses-2017 <div class="node-body data_table-body">These colleges and universities had the highest recycling rates in the diversion category of the 2017 Recyclemania competition.</div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://asumag.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://asumag.com/site-files/asumag.com/files/data-tables/recycling rate 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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 Billion Dollar Buckeyes http://asumag.com/energy-management/billion-dollar-buckeyes <div class="node-body article-body">A groundbreaking agreement will provide Ohio State University with more than $1 billion and turn over energy management on its Columbus campus to a private company.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/energy-management/billion-dollar-buckeyes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/energy-management/billion-dollar-buckeyes#comments Energy Management Business & Finance Sustainability Initiatives Green Silver Sat, 01 Apr 2017 14:32:00 +0000 69811 at http://asumag.com <p>Ohio State University&#39;s Columbus campus.</p> ThinkStock 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.