Environmental auditing; Energy consumption; Renewable energy sources; Water reuse; Conservation methods; Urban ecosystem
This team documented the historical usage of key resources and utilities - electricity, natural gas, and water - in order to establish baselines against which to compare future usage, and to identify targets for conservation programs. The team also...
Environmental sustainability; Environmental impact analysis; Office equipment and supplies
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Part I: Current State of Affairs of Office Product Purchasing at the 5Cs
Part II: Environment Impacts
Part III: Policy Improvements
Part IV: Specific Green Alternatives
Part V: The Bright Green...
Claremont Colleges; Solar Energy; Photovoltaic power generation; Photovoltaics; Solar thermal energy; Renewable energy sources
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
The Solar Technology Team
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Basic Principles of Solar Technology
Chapter 3: Applying Solar Technology
Chapter 4: Existing Solar Systems on the Claremont...
Ecosystem; Claremont Colleges; Environmentalism; Claremont Graduate University
During summer 2008 a GIS-based Urban Ecosystem Analysis of the Claremont Colleges Campuses was conducted. This research was part of a larger initiative supported by the Council of Presidents to assess the environmental impact of the Claremont...
Claremont Colleges; Environmentalism; Survey and analytical studies series; Claremont Graduate University; Trees; Tree planting
This is a preliminary report of the Claremont Colleges Sustainability Survey (CCSS). The CCSS is a supplemental social survey for a project called the Urban Ecosystem Analysis (UEA). The UEA is a scientific inventory and analysis of the ecological...
Environmental sustainability; Environmental impact analysis; Energy conservation; Conservation of natural resources; College students; Presentations
Pomona College students Rose Haag (Pomona College '10) and Sam Brunswick (Claremont McKenna College '07) present an introduction to the concept of sustainability and give a brief overview and discussion of some of the environmental issues facing...