ES Chapter 23 Sustainable Solutions

ES Chapter 23 Sustainable Solutions - Sustainable Solutions

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Sustainable Solutions www.aw-bc.com/Withgott
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Sustainability on Campus Effort for sustainability must be individual household community nation worldwide
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cont. government, corporations and organizations must encourage and pursue sustainable practices colleges and universities must do so too $200 billion are spent yearly in products and services (labs, infrastructure, dorms, food establishments, sports arena, etc.) represents a substantial ecological footprint
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How to begin audit your home sets priorities and goals heating/cooling, transportation, electricity consumption, waste, food, water usage
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Most Common Efforts recycling waste reduction competitions trash audits book reuse composting $60-100 per ton of trash www.aw-bc.com/Withgott
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Green Buildings Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum LEED is the best new Science building
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Sabine Hall (LEED Platinum) Walls made of concrete which acts as insulator Orientation is essential to have less need of energy to keep it cool in summer Biggest windows face north Panels obstructing south During summer Front side facing North
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course ECO 1305.8501 taught by Professor Dianagomez during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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ES Chapter 23 Sustainable Solutions - Sustainable Solutions

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