Green Schools --HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Boldly Sustainable: Hope and Opportunity for Higher Education in the Age of Climate Change. Citing real world examples to illustrate how building a culture of sustainability through creative leadership, curriculum, connecting the classroom and operations, and reaching out to the community... 12/31/2008
Bridge from the Past: The Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. Profiles this Tulane University center which features responds to the mild environment with operable windows, solar-driven ventilation, chilled radiant surfaces, and separate thermal zones. Details... 09/30/2008
Building a Business Case for Going Green. Considers the explosive growth in community colleges and the need for expanded facilities. The author buildes a case for high performance buildings: identify mission-critical factors, quantify... 04/30/2011
Building Better Buildings: Sustainable Building Activities in California Higher Education Systems. The State of California has initiated a number of policies and programs to integrate sustainable building practices into the state's capital outlay process. Many of these efforts involve new... 03/31/2003
Building Sustainable Programs Dedicated Revolving Loan Fund for Environmental Projects Describes how,in order to finance environmentally and economically beneficial projects, Harvard University created the Green Campus Loan Fund, a $3,000,000 interest-free revolving loan fund designed... 12/31/2006
Burnham Institute Florida: Green Lab Seeks Cures. Describes Burnham Institute Florida's commitment to achieving core values -- to sustain and improve the lives of others through a humanitarian and collaborative spirit in designing and planning... 11/30/2010
Campus Buildings that Teach Lessons. Describes how Brown University has begun looking at building design and performance as a shadow curriculum that supports or argues with the principles being taught in a building's classroom.... 02/28/2002
Campus Climate Action Toolkit Comprehensive guide to making an educational institution more climate friendly. It is intended both to model what an actual published Campus Climate Action Plan might look like, while consisting of... 12/31/2010
Campus Climate Neutrality: Yes We Can! It's a Big Challenge, but Here's How to Do It. Advises higher education institutions on how to develop a Climate Action Plan (CAP), with particular attention to the requirements set out by the American College and University Presidents Climate... 02/28/2009
Campus Demonstration Sites for Sustainable Systems and Design: Five Creation Stories. This paper provides a summary of the development and management of five campus demonstration sites designed to create harmony with natural systems and meet current student needs without compromising... 09/30/2000
Campus Environment 2008. A National Report Card on Sustainability in Higher Education. Illustrates how environmentally progressive and sustainable operations are now ranked among the highest priorities on higher education campuses. The study, which reviews programs at 1,068... 12/31/2007
Campus Environmental Resource Center Site is designed as a multifaceted library of resources for college and university environmental officers to keep up with the latest news and information on environmental issues, study best practices... 12/31/2010
Campus Green Builder. Offers an online portal to green building information for academic institutions, providing a online resource on campus green building that is free and accessible to all higher education institutions...
Campus Sustainability Case Studies (National Wildlife Federation)
Campus Sustainability Leadership Awards. Displays applications for AASHE's Campus Sustainability Leadership Awards from 2006 through 2009. 12/31/2008
Campus Sustainability Report. Summarizes the efforts of the Indiana University Task Force on Campus Sustainability to develop a comprehensive program in sustainability for the IU Bloomington campus. The report addresses energy... 01/06/2008
Can Neighborhood Electric Vehicles Help Your Campus Go Green? Discusses the types, advantages, uses, specifications, costs, maintenance, and typical problems for neighborhood electric vehicles (NEV's) used on campuses. Advantages to the environment and... 04/30/2008
Carbon Emissions Trading and Combined Heat and Power Strategies: Unintended Consequences. Discusses the potential economic consequences of cap-and-trade programs in a combined heat and power (CHP) environment. The University of New Mexico facilities operations program serves as an example... 02/28/2009
Carbon Neutral Design Project Produces educational and resource materials for carbon neutral design. The website offers a project introduction, an explanation of carbon neutral design, as well as guidance on carbon neutral design... 12/31/2008
Carbon Neutral Now. Profiles Yale University's Kroon Hall, an office and seminar room that aims at carbon neutrality. Southern exposure of the longest side of the building harvests substantial daylight. 09/30/2009
Carbon-Neutral Campus Architecture Webinar: Climate-Specific Design and Innovation. This webcast focused on three projects designed to create high-performance environments that are also exemplars of pedagogical and aesthetic excellence. Examples of carbon neutral buildings from... 11/18/2009
Center for Green Schools The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council provides guidance, programming and resources for all members of the education community. The Center works directly with staff, teachers...
Certifiably Green. [Green Certifications Explained.] Discusses the relative credibility of manufacturer, association, and independent agency certifications of environmental friendliness for products. In addition to the certification of the product... 05/31/2009
Check the Green Credentials. Advises on how to confirm the credentials of a vendor claiming to provide green products or services. Green Seal certification and experience with sustainable practices in real setting rather than... 11/30/2009
CHPLE: Center for High Performance Learning Environments In collaboration with Labs21 and the Institute for Connecting Science Research to the Classroom, the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech has created a new Center for High...

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