We are currently in the process of selecting our next projects.
These are some examples of projects approved to offset carbon that were funded by the Committee on Sustainability’s Green Fee Grants. Similar projects will be carried out with future carbon offset donations.
W & M Hall: Replaced inefficient incandescent lighting in Kaplan Arena reducing carbon emissions by 79.8 metric tons of CO2 per year. This project cost $50,000 and has an estimated 6-year payback period.
Swem HVAC: This grant added variable speed drives to improve energy efficiency of heating, ventilation and air conditioning in Swem, reducing CO2 emissions by 256.5 metric tons per year. It cost $26,000 and has an estimated 1.5-year payback period.