New gas turbine installed on campus that generates onsite electricity.

Environment ·

New Gas Turbines Now Generating Onsite Electricity

Installation of turbines reduces AU’s off-site electrical energy generation, purchasing, and delivery.
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Children's drawing that says

Environment ·

American University Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

50th anniversary celebration of Earth Day done online, amid stay-at-home-orders.
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An AU facilities employee monitoring energy use

Environment ·

2019 Winter Break Curtailment Saves Energy

Annual winter curtailment effort yields significant energy savings
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Students outside East Campus

Environment ·

East Campus Receives LEED Gold Certification

East Campus is the latest AU facility to be receive U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Gold rating.
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Participants at the annual Sustainability Awareness Basketball game

Athletics ·

Men’s Basketball Hosting 7th Annual Sustainability-Themed Game

Cheer on AU men’s basketball and celebrate university’s environmental accomplishments.
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Light switch with a sticker that reads,

Environment ·

AU Facilities Management Gets Ready for Curtailment

Each winter break for the past seven years, AU Facilities Management ensures lights are turned off, non-essential cords are unplugged, and thermostats are turned down, all in a process to save energy while students and staff are away.
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New LED lights in Campus Bookstore

Environment ·

Bright Lights, Big Savings: LED Lights Installed in Fitness Center and Campus Store

New lighting fixtures will help reduce energy consumption on campus.
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Members of the Energy and Engineering team, with Clawed

Buildings ·

How American University’s Energy & Engineering Team Spent Its Summer

Team members found opportunities throughout the season to engage staff and students about their on-campus energy-savings efforts.
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