Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.19
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date July 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Colorado College
IN-25: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Ian Johnson
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Net-Zero Tutt Library

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

Colorado College's newly renovated Tutt Library is a model of environmental stewardship and innovation. The new library is a major contributor to the college's goal of carbon neutrality by 2020. The library is heated and cooled by a continuous loop geothermal system. A plan for the library to be produce zero annual net carbon emissions with zero net energy (natural gas and electricity) consumption has successfully been implemented and the library is near 70% complete and is being monitored.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Air & Climate
Buildings
Energy

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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