Dream is Green

On-Site Renewable Energy

  • Climate Plan
  • Conservation and Efficiency
  • On-Site Renewables
  • Large-Scale Renewables
  • Carbon Offsets

Produce Renewable Energy On-Site


  • Solar Electricity

The SIS building has a 27kW solar photovoltaic array and over fall 2012 AU installed what was, at the time, the largest solar PV array in the DC region, covering 7 roof-tops with 2,150 panels that generating about 500 kW.

  • Solar Hot Water

AU's solar hot water system is also the largest in the DC area and produces hot water for showering in res halls (Letts, Anderson, and Centennial) and dish washing in the Mary Graydon Center.