Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.45
Liaison Monika Kamboures
Submission Date May 4, 2011
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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Meaghan Smith
Manager, Sustainability
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
Energy Efficiency Partnership Program

A brief description of the campaign(s):

Green Campus Program: In partnership with campus staff, Green Campus interns at Cal Poly Pomona conducted numerous interior and exterior lighting audits as well as energy reduction competitions in the residence halls.

A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign(s):

Using the findings of these audits, interns successfully lobbied for a series of retrofits and operations changes that are saving the campus close to $100,000 per year in energy costs. For example, after analyzing light levels and hours of operation in the campus’s new 750,000 square foot parking garage, interns convinced staff in Parking and Transportation to remove unnecessary lamps and greatly reduce lighting levels during nighttime, weekend, and holiday hours. In addition to their work on campus lighting, interns also created an educational video documenting energy and water conservation best practices, and held multiple energy conservation competitions in student housing.

The website URL for the campaign:

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