SUNY, NYSERDA Announce $1.2 Million in Energy Savings in Conjunction with ‘Build Smart NY’
Jul29

SUNY, NYSERDA Announce $1.2 Million in Energy Savings in Conjunction with ‘Build Smart NY’

SUNY and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) this week announced that SUNY will save more than $1.2 million annually in energy costs throughout its 64 campuses by incorporating energy-efficient information technology and related facility improvements. The energy-saving projects, which are expected to be completed in 2014, support Governor Cuomo’s Build Smart NY Initiative, which aims to increase energy...

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Alfred State Drives to 88 MPG, is Featured on AOL Translogic
Jul22

Alfred State Drives to 88 MPG, is Featured on AOL Translogic

Sustainability is quickly emerging as one of the defining challenges of the 21st century in areas such as renewable energy, green building, sustainable agriculture, and hybrid and electric vehicles. That being said, it comes as no surprise that SUNY’s extensive commitment to sustainability is highlighted through Alfred State College’s participation in the “Green Grand Prix” — and subsequently showcased on...

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SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Summer 2013
Jul18

SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Summer 2013

SUNY as a system maximizes the Energy Smart New York campaign every single day of the year; after all, 97% of the state’s population is within 20 miles of a SUNY campus.  As an economic driver in New York State, SUNY capitalizes on the opportunity to profoundly affect New Yorkers by instating smart, and sometimes bold, environmental goals. This week looks to be the hottest of this summer.  New York City is under an extreme heat watch...

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Not Just Earth Day at UB
Apr22

Not Just Earth Day at UB

Food service doesn’t end at the table; leftovers and scraps must be disposed of. Doing so in an environmentally responsible way—especially at Crossroads Culinary Center, University at Buffalo’s busiest dining hall where 2,000 students eat daily—can be a daunting task. When university leaders couldn’t find existing models to guide their efforts, they turned to a program started by UB students. Known as the “canal,” the 32-foot,...

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SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Spring 2013
Apr22

SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Spring 2013

SUNY as a system maximizes the Energy Smart New York campaign every single day of the year; after all, 97% of the state’s population is within 20 miles of a SUNY campus.  As an economic driver in New York State, SUNY capitalizes on the opportunity to profoundly affect New Yorkers by instating smart, and sometimes bold, environmental goals. Today we focus on a recent national intercampus achievement and groundbreaking systemwide...

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8 SUNY Campuses Named for Top “Green Ratings”
Apr16

8 SUNY Campuses Named for Top “Green Ratings”

As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, SUNY is once again recognized for its outstanding commitment to environmental conservation.  The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), this week salutes eight SUNY campuses among the 230 most environmentally responsible “green colleges” in the United States and Canada. “SUNY’s commitment to an...

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