Alfred State Students Help the U.S. National Arboretum Go Greener
Oct28

Alfred State Students Help the U.S. National Arboretum Go Greener

Nineteen students and two instructors from Alfred State’s electrical construction and maintenance electrician program headed to Washington, D.C. this October to complete the largest phase of what has been a five-year project to help the U.S. National Arboretum meet its sustainability goals. Their mission: to install a 15 kilowatt photo voltaic system. The new solar energy system is just one part of a long-term plan to update and...

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Alfred State Treks to China for the 2013 Solar Decathlon
Aug19

Alfred State Treks to China for the 2013 Solar Decathlon

From July 15, 2013, to August 18, 2013, students from, Alfred State, Alfred University, and Guilin University of Technology in China, have come together in Datong, China, to build a home of the future — one that will showcase some of the biggest innovations in renewable energy and sustainable design. “It has been a life changing experience, full of challenges,” says Jacob Grisewood, of Belmont, NY. A 2013 graduate of Alfred State’s...

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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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