Tag Archive for sustainaiblity at scu

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

500-graphtrajectoryEnergy use is a major contributor to the University’s greenhouse gas emissions.Santa Clara University is a Charter Signatory of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. We developed a Climate Neutrality Action Plan in 2010, and have a goal to achieve Climate Neutrality by the end of 2015.

Renewable Energy

Microconcentrator-Array-on-Benson-Building-Santa-Clara-University-300x224University Operations is committed to reducing emissions wherever possible, generating our own renewable energy when financially feasible, zero emissions growth, and lastly, offsetting the remaining greenhouse gas emissions needed to achieve climate neutrality.

Energy

cfl_1University Operations targets our buildings as opportunities to use energy more efficiently. We will commit to reducing emissions wherever possible, generating our own renewable energy when financially feasible, zero emissions growth, and lastly, offsetting the remaining greenhouse gas emissions needed to achieve climate neutrality.