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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UB Ranked 14 at Being Green
May08

UB Ranked 14 at Being Green

The University at Buffalo is the 14th largest green power user among U.S. colleges and universities, according to new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rankings. UB bought more than 44 million kilowatt-hours of green power, about 20 percent of the university’s electricity usage, for the 2011-12 academic year. That’s up from 22 million kilowatt-hours, or roughly 10 percent, in 2009-10, an indication that UB is moving...

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State of Sustainability at UB
Apr24

State of Sustainability at UB

UB celebrated the opening of The Solar Strand, its newest sustainability initiative, on Monday, April 23, 2012. Funded by the New York Power Authority and designed by renowned landscape architect Walter Hood, The Solar Strand comprises 3,200 panels stretching for a quarter mile along Flint Road on the North Campus. The strand’s significance lies in the fact that it merges sustainability with technology, beauty and public engagement....

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