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Energy Management

The Energy Management program prepares students to evaluate energy use patterns and systems. Students gain practical experience monitoring energy consumption and emissions and identifying the financial and environmental impacts of improved energy performance. The program prepares students for careers in energy efficiency and waste reduction.

Recycling and Composting

  • Shredding Program
  • Battery Recycling
  • Cardboard, paper mix, bottles, can, biofuel, metal
  • Recyclemania
  • Coffee ground composting and biofuel

Energy & Environment

  • Energy Usage
  • Future Energy Plans
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Climate Change and Resilience Assessment Reporting
    • Air Quality
    • Campus Fuel Usage - Fleet Maintenance
    • Air Travel
  • Tree Farm Education Center
  • Campus Tree Management

Transportation

  • Bicycle Plan
    • Registration
    • Bicycle Route Map
    • Bike Trail Proposal
  • Dart Mass Transit
    • Free Student Passes
    • Bus and Train Location Maps
  • Rideshare Program
    • Carpooling among employees who live within the zip code

Green Purchasing

  • ecoBuy
    • Computer and Monitors
      • Select electronic products based on their environmental attributes
      • Savings on kWh
      • Metric tons of CO2 emissions avoided
      • Metric tons of solid waste kept from landfills
    • Bookstore
    • Subway - Coffee Ground Compositing
    • Soy-based inks printing does not release toxic airborne solvents
    • Green Custodial Cleaning Products
      • McLemore Custodial Services

Water Conservation

  • Stormwater and Reused Water Planning - systems used for irrigation or gray water at Sabine.
    • How many Rain Harvesting systems used for irrigation from Sabine roofs and parking lots

Solar Lights

  • Thirty-eight (38) lamps on landscape off the grid at midnight results in revenue savings.