Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges

Greening Virginia Universities and CollegesGreening Virginia Universities and Colleges was held September 26, 2006, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. This one-day conference focused on best practices in green school design, energy management, and renewable technology, as well as green curriculum and sustainable planning. With guest speaker David Orr, Program Chair, Environmental Studies Program, Oberlin College.

The event was co-sponsored by VSBN, James Madison University, VA DMME, Virginia Sustainable Future Forum, APPA, AASHE, SCUP, SACUBO, and others.

Presentations from the event are available below.


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Lunch Guest Speaker: “Environmental Sustainability at Duke University.” Tavey McDaniel, Sustainability Outreach and Communication Coordinator, Office of the Executive Vice President, Duke University
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Green Building Design: “Tracking LEED Performance Metrics at Old Dominion University’s Computational Sciences Research Laboratory.” Bryna Dunn, AICP, LEED® AP, Director of Environmental Programs, Moseley ArchitectsView presentation (46 pages/1.5mb)

Green Building Design: “The College of William and Mary — Jamestown North and South Dormitories.” Randy Strickland, Project Manager, The College of William and Mary and Mike Padden, AIA, Principal, Clark Nexsen
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Green Operations and Energy Management: “Agency Case Study: Virginia Community College System and Virginia Commonwealth University’s Energy Management Program.” Shelley Clinger, Project Engineer, Virginia Community College System, Facility Management Services and Robert Somers, P.E., President, 2rw Consultants
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Green Curriculum: “Virginia Tech Green Engineering: Integrating Concepts of Sustainability and Environmental Impact into Undergraduate Engineering Education.” Sean McGinnis, Director, Green Engineering Program, Virginia Tech
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Sustainable Planning: “Hollins University and Sustainability Planning: Starting at Square One.” Renee Godard, Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Biology, Hollins University
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Sustainable Planning: “The University of Virginia Sustainability Initiatives.” Julia Monteith, AICP, Senior Land Use Planner and Connie Warnock, Assistant University Architect, Office of the Architect, University of Virginia
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Facilitated Roundtable Discussion: Center for Energy and Environmental Sustainability, James Madison University. Chris Bachmann, Thomas Benzing, Christie-Joy Brodrick, Jonathan Miles, Maria Papadakis
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Thanks to our Sponsors for Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges!