Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.92
Liaison Sara McIntyre
Submission Date June 20, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Sewanee - The University of the South
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Amy Turner
Director of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
Sewanee Unplugged

A brief description of the campaign(s):

Hosted by the PowerSave Campus Interns (a joint venture between TVA and the Alliance to Save Energy), Sewanee Unplugged was a month long dorm energy competition between the 19 difference residence halls as well as a separate competition amongst the 9 different smaller themed houses aimed at reducing overall energy consumption.
Sewanee Unplugged, which occurred in October 2012, is just the most recent of many similar dorm energy competitions that the school has hosted over the past decade.

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

Sewanee Unplugged generated noticeable savings in several of the dorms.

The website URL where information about the sustainability outreach campaign(s) is available:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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