Solar panels on roof

Environment ·

American University Achieves Carbon Neutrality

American University achieves carbon neutrality in 2018, two years ahead of schedule, becoming the first university in the US to do so
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Solar panels on the roof of an AU building. As part of the carbon neutral plan, about 2,500 solar panels were installed on campus. AU also entered into a partnership to install solar panels in North Carolina.

Achievements ·

Red, Blue—And Green: American University Achieves Carbon Neutrality

AU is the first US university to become completely carbon neutral.
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Fans in Bender Arena gather around recycling bins, with Clawed joining in

Environment ·

Men's Basketball Hosts Sustainability Game Night

Join fans on Monday night to celebrate basketball and sustainability
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McKinley Building Exterior

Environment ·

American University Uses Innovative Software To Boost Energy Savings

Data collected is used to bring about significant reduction in building’s energy costs and carbon footprint
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Flowers and cultivated plants next to a bench, right near the School of International Service building.

On Campus ·

How the Garden Grows: Graduate Student Plans Film on Arboretum

The short doc will celebrate the beauty of AU’s 84-acre campus.
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American University staff stand in front of Batelle-Tompkins building with ENERGY STAR certification

Environment ·

American University Earns First ENERGY STAR Certification

Battelle-Tompkins Building recognized by EPA for “Superior Energy Efficiency”
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