Campus Climate Progress Begins at Home

NWF   |   October 21, 2005

In college, "home" often means "dorm room." While college dormatories typically share a number of the same energy and environmental features of other buildings on campus, they are also the students’ residences. As such, dorms offer a special opportunity to affect climate consciousness and energy-related behavior. The EPA’s Energy Star Program strives to lower U.S. energy consumption through more efficient appliances, computers, and many other products includiing building materials. On the practical side, students, faculty and administrators might enjoy checking out the Energy Star Showcase Dorm Room Guide.

Published: October 21, 2005