ERIC Number: EJ862953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
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A Green Role Model
Hoffman, Paul J.
American School & University, v81 n2 p42, 44-45 Oct 2008
Building a new green campus and adopting a philosophy of sustainability is exciting, but if not done properly, it is not always the wisest decision. As one considers the education, health, and safety of a campus community, along with its business objectives, one may discover that there are numerous ways to make the campus more sustainable without razing a building or erecting a new facility. Sustainability should be about the business solution, as well as the environmental solution. It also must be endorsed, encouraged, and embraced by the highest level of authority in the district or college administration. This article presents 10 ways to make a campus greener--first with the people, then with the products and building systems.
Descriptors: Models, College Administration, Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Philosophy, Pollution, Technological Advancement, Surveys, Climate Control, Educational Environment
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