Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.77
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Nov. 9, 2010
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University of Colorado Boulder
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Dave Newport
Director
Environmental Center
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

The name of the campaign(s):
1) Power Smack Down, 2) Eco-Star Challenge, 3) Buff Energy Star Challenge, 4) Recyclemania

A brief description of the campaign(s):

1) An energy competition is conducted between rival residence halls (Baker and Libby).
http://recycling.colorado.edu/energy-climate/whats-going-on-at-cu/power-smackdown
2) A comprehensive energy and recycling competition is conducted by Housing among all residence halls.
3) An annual comprehensive energy conservation program rewards admin/academic building proctors for decreased energy consumption.
http://www.colorado.edu/facilitiesmanagement/about/conservation/energystar.html
4) An annual recycling competition among all of higher education is conducted.
http://recycling.colorado.edu/recycling/news-a-updates/219-041505-cu-boulder-computer-round-up


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

1) An online web site with direct energy monitoring details the different energy consumption between the two dorms.
2) Semesterly summaries of the results are posted in the residence halls and online.
3) Annual awards are given to winning proctors.
4) Online results are tallied for CU and all other campuses.


The website URL for the campaign:

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