Alexandria, VA; APPA [Association of Superintendents of Buildings and Grounds], 2008.
ISBN: 1-890956-46-5 / Price: $ 110.00 (Member Price: $ 87.00)
[Description: xiii, 361 : ill. ; 26 cm.]
Initial thoughts: A reflection on green campuses / Walter Simpson -- Rating colleges / David W. Orr -- Higher education's critical role in creating a healthy, just, and sustainable society / Anthony D. Cortese -- Will sustainability take root? / Karla Ignite -- The 800-pound gorilla: the threat and taming of global climate change / Jim Hansen -- Energy and climate change: Going climate neutral: the American college & university presidents climate commitment / Judy Walton -- Organizing an effective campus energy program: lessons from the University at Buffalo / Walter Simpson -- On-site renewables: installing solar, wind, and biomass energy systems on campus / Michael Philips, Andrea Putnam, and Walter Simpson -- Buying green power from utilities and other suppliers / Michael Philips, Andrea Putnam, and Walter Simpson -- UC Berkeley's climate commitment / Fahmida Ahmed -- Responding to climate change: making it happen at Middlebury College / Jack Byrne and Nan Jenks-Jay -- Green buildings: Making the case for green building: cataloging the benefits of environmentally responsible design and construction / Alex Wilson -- Successful strategies for planning a green building / William D. Browning -- Architecture, ecological design, and education: the creation of the Adam Joseph Lewis Center at Oberlin College / David W. Orr -- Green purchasing and materials: Waste not: a discussion about green purchasing with Rutger's University's Kevin Lyons / Karla Hignite with Kevin Lyons -- Building materials: what makes a product green? / Alex Wilson -- Recycling and waste reduction: Recycle this! A look at campus recycling programs / R. Marc Fournier -- In pursuit of recycling excellence at the University of Oregon / Karyn Kaplan -- Campus landscaping and grounds: The role of the landscape in creating a sustainable campus / Carol Franklin, Teresa Durkin, and Sara Pevaroff Schuh -- Why go native? Campus landscaping for biodiversity and sustainability / Brian Kermath -- Pesticide-free campuses / Steve Abercrompie -- Transportation: The road less traveled: sustainable transportation on campus / Will Toor -- Green cleaning: Harvard University's green cleaning program / Jason Luke and Dara Olmsted -- Green campus profiles: Sustainability at Arizona State University: a top-down approach / Benny Bentzin -- The greening of Ball State University: a whole systems approach / Robert J. Koester, James Eflin, and John Vann -- Creating a culture of sustainability at the University of British Columbia / Gillian Allan -- From advocating to institutionalizing sustainability at Cornell University / Dean Koyanagi -- Sustainability, campus operations, and academic entrepreneurship at Ithaca College / Peter W. Bardaglio and Marian Brown -- Green campus evaluation: A sustainability assessment and rating system for colleges and universities / Judy Walton -- Overcoming existential paralysis: The last word: a cartoon by Tom Toles -- Steps toward environmental sustainability: 125 ways to green your campus / UB Green Office, University at Buffalo -- Key organizations, programs, and references / Walter Simpson and Judy Walton.