Energy Efficiency & Management
A Reality Check
In the last few years, the United States has seen a major shift in consciousness about global warming—and none too soon. This change came about for a number of reasons including the high profile activism of Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore and outspoken scientists like NAS...
Indiana U. Moves to Virtualization
Case Study Sponsored by VMware
The challenge for one of the country’s top business schools, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University at Bloomington, was to improve IT services while cutting spending and expose students to virtualization technology, which is a vital part of datacenters. ...
Mac-Gray Campus Solutions
Bentley Results From Asset Management Solution
Case Study Sponsored by Infor EAM
Located near Boston, MA, Bentley University is dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader—one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required in an ever-changing world. To accomplish this mission, Bentley offers a uniqu...
Lakeland CC on Fast Track to Energy Efficiency
Case Study Sponsored by Siemens Building Technologies, Inc.
Lakeland Community College is moving quickly to achieve a greener, more sustainable future with the help of a comprehensive energy and resource efficiency improvement project delivered by Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. The campuswide effort, among the first of its kind in the region, is on a...
Reducing a Carbon Footprint
Case Study Sponsored by ConEdison Solutions
In 1998, Pennsylvania State University began a Guaranteed Energy Savings Program to reduce the university’s energy use and carbon footprint at its many campuses and colleges around the Commonwealth....
Consolidated Edison Solutions, Inc. (CES)
Reducing Computer Power Consumption
Until recently, the focus in reducing IT energy consumption has been on the data center, and vendors have pursued a variety of exotic cost cutting technologies that range from server virtualization to storing energy in flywheels instead of batteries. But there is another opportunity for substanti...
Coeur D'Alene Eliminates Energy Waste
Case Study Sponsored by Faronics
Located in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, Coeur D’Alene School District is responsible for educating slightly more than 100,000 students with 1,300 staff members. The district has about 4,000 workstations running Microsoft Windows XP—3,500 desktop computers and 500 laptops. A small num...
UNT's New Building Infrastructure
Case Study Sponsored by T.A.C
Motivated by a desire to spend as much of its annual budget as possible on education, the University of North Texas took advantage of legislative changes to fund the renovation of its aging building infrastructure....
Climate Neutrality Through Energy Efficiency
Since its creation in 2006, the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) has amassed signatories that represent more than 645 schools—comprising close to one- third of all students in higher education in the U.S. What makes this level of participation ...
Honeywell Building Solutions
Greening with Virtualization
Rising energy costs and consumption in datacenters is a hot topic whether you care about saving money, deploying new IT services, keeping the datacenter running, or sparing the environment. As energy climbs the list of corporate priorities, green IT solutions are seemingly everywhere. Prioritizin...
Making the Business Case for Sustainability on Campus
James J. Dixon, Michael Perna
Nearly every college and university leader is aware of the reasons to make sustainability a priority on their campus. Additionally, students, faculty, and trustees are often interested in knowing what initiatives a campus is undertaking to lessen its environmental impact. ...
Sustaining Energy Performance – An Evolving Standard-Based Approach