Physics Students Propose Energy and Water Improvements for Herty Hall

The April GreenBag Series discussion featured Physics majors Michael Crawford, Rhett Roberts, Parker McNair, Wenu Mutunda, Kyle Sorrells, and Jairus Elarbee.  As part of their senior research project, these students recently conducted an extensive study of enery and water use in Herty Hall.  Under the supervision of Dr. Hauke Busch, they examined heat loss through … More Physics Students Propose Energy and Water Improvements for Herty Hall

December Green Bag- Campus Sustainability

The December 2014 Green Bag Discussion Series featured  Dr. Doug Oetter’s students in Environmental Science and Geography 4400: Resource Use.  The students presented their course projects to investigate campus resource use. The class was divided into five focus groups – Electricity, Food, Gasoline, Materials and Water. Working with student, staff and faculty leaders, the students … More December Green Bag- Campus Sustainability

EarthWeek ’13 Schedule

EarthWeek ’13 / Student Green Fee Symposium / Shades of Green Tue  9 Apr Geography Club Movie Night “Farmageddon” http://farmageddonmovie.com/ 7-9pm, A&S 364 Wed 10 Apr Philosophy & Liberal Studies Program Movie Night “Green Fire” http://www.greenfiremovie.com/ 7-9pm, A&S 364 Thu 11 Apr Environmental Science Program Movie Night “Water Life: Water’s Pulse” http://www.questarhomevideo.com/shopexd.asp?id=1025 7-9pm, A&S 364 … More EarthWeek ’13 Schedule

Water Management Inc.

http://www.watermgt.com/ Alexandria, VA and Atlanta-based water management company looking for opportunities to work with our institution to study water use and recommend solutions.  Their contact in Atlanta said that they have 30 years experience in institutional water planning, and have recently worked with Spelman and Clark Universities. Is this something we could pursue?

Energy and Water Meters Installed

Over the last two months, Plant Operations has installed 70 flow meters to measure electricity, natural gas, water, steam, and fuel oil usage for main campus buildings.  About half of the meters are electricity meters, making continuous measurements of energy usage for each building.  In the past, GC’s main campus was all one connected circuit, so … More Energy and Water Meters Installed