Energy Conservation

Spring
2001
Resolution Number: 
05.05
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Budget and Finance
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Many capital improvement projects on community college campuses have been selected and are on the path to final approval and implementation;

Whereas, The sudden intrusion of an energy shortage crisis into all aspects of education activity has created a heightened awareness of the need for conservation and energy efficiency; and

Whereas, We now have the opportunity to utilize the capital improvement projects as a vehicle to accomplish additional capital improvements that would promote energy efficiency;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate urge that energy conservation and new energy generation capability be built into all capital improvement projects; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate urge and encourage all parties involved in capital improvement projects to supplement projects with energy conservation and new energy generating capacity.

Recommendation: 
(mwl 2009)
Status Report: 

Over the last eight years, concerns over global warming and the interest in green technology make this a high priority for all campus building projects.