December 5, 2014

Adelphi University Seeks Environmental Sustainability

hybrid-vehicleAn article written by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, was featured in the November/December 2014 issue of Networking Magazine. The piece highlights Adelphi’s efforts to promote a sustainable campus as well as global efforts toward environmental conservation.

Here are some of the campus efforts highlighted:

  • Faculty and student engagement in the community
  • Academic focus on environmental issues
  • Remote shut-down of lab computers
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Energy-efficient computer monitors and other IT equipment
  • Groundskeeping practices that promote natural maintenance
  • New construction meeting LEED certification standards
  • Housekeeping with use of organic materials
  • Harnessing solar energy
  • Recycling programs
  • Refillable drinking water stations

» Read the whole Adelphi University Seeks Environmental Sustainability article on page 7

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