Green Initiatives in Administration & Fiscal Services
Energy Policy (draft)
- Reduced state vehicle pool by approx. 15%
- Recycled five golf carts from Eagle Trace Golf Course for use on campus
- Purchased five battery-powered vehicles for use on campus
- Purchased University’s first hybrid vehicle for use by Office of Enrollment Services
- Sold University’s two tour buses and currently charter when needed
- New bike racks have been purchased and strategically placed across campus Custodial Services
- Switched to greener and more environmentally friendly cleaning systems
The Student Recreation Center will be designed and constructed to comply with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver-level certification standards. LEED certification includes a rigorous third-party commissioning process focusing on five green design categories: sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality.
- Replaced lights on campus with more energy efficient lights
- Meters being placed on buildings to gauge power usage
- Upgraded Energy Management System field panels in Academic-Athletic Center, Claypool-Young, Nunn Hall and Alumni Tower.
- Implemented Preventative Maintenance crew to replace air handler filters to improve efficiency.
>> Additional info on Facilities Management Web site