Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 77.54
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2011
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Colorado State University
PAE-5: Climate Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Ron Sega
Vice President and Enterprise Executive
Energy and the Environment
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Does the institution have a plan to mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief summary of the climate plan’s long-term goals:

In 2008 CSU announced its intent to seek environmental solutions that include making CSU carbon neutral. The Climate Action Plan provides a framework and support for the University to achieve that goal.

A brief summary of the climate plan’s short-term goals:

Reduction and Mitigation Strategies include:
-Energy Use in Buildings
Building Energy Efficiency
Outreach, Smart Metering, and Behavioral Changes
Re-commissioning and Retro-commissioning
Computer Power Management and Server Virtualization
Reduction of Full-Load Operation of Equipment and Tighter Scheduling
High=Performance New Construction

Renewable Energy
Biomass Boilers or Co-generation
Net Metered Solar Facilities
Statewide Renewable Energy Standard
Wind Power
Landfill Gas

Fleet Fuel Consumption
Waste Diversion
Carbon Sequestration in Forests

*Some strategies have both long term and short term components.

Year the climate plan was formally adopted or approved:

The website URL where information about the climate plan is available:

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