Second Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges

Green Building Benefits in the Commercial MarketplaceVSBN organized the Second Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges on October 26, 2007, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Hosted by the University of Virginia, this event featured best practices in campus design, Green buildings, facility operations, and campus sustainability initiatives. Documents and PowerPoint presentations from this event are listed below.

Also available is Greening Virginia Colleges and Universities—A Report on Progress. This report of greening initiatives at select institutions of higher learning in Virginia was compiled with cooperation from the universities and colleges included in the report.


High Performance Buildings on Campus
Christopher Gorthy, LEED® AP, DPR Construction, Inc.

View presentation (32 pages/1.7mb)

Sustainable Campus Policy and Planning
Josh Dalton, Student Intern and CC Maurer — Advanced Energy
View presentation (5 pages/0.1mb)

The Ferrum College Energy Initiative
David M. Johnson, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ferrum College
View presentation (15 pages/0.3mb)

Greening George Mason University
Lenna Storm, Sustainability Coordinator, George Mason University
View presentation (17 pages/0.3mb)

JMU Green Team
Ryan Powanda, Student, James Madison University
View presentation (16 pages/1.2mb)

Sustainability Efforts at James Madison University
Maria Papadakis and Jonathan Miles, Department of Integrated Science & Technology, James Madison University
View presentation (13 pages/0.1mb)

Greening Longwood: One Building at a Time
Bryna Cosgriff Dunn, LEED® AP, Moseley Architects, and J.W. Wood, Longwood University
View presentation (34 pages/1.4mb)

Campus Leadership in a Warming World
Julian Keniry, Senior Director, Campus and Community Leadership, National Wildlife Federation
View presentation (27 pages/0.6mb)

Radford University’s Energy Management Program
View presentation (22 pages/0.2mb)

George Mason University Energy Performance Project
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Energy Research: School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia Paul Crumpler, Energy Programs Manager, University of Virginia
View presentation (26 pages/1.9mb)

Green Grounds, U-VA’s Student Advocacy Group for Sustainable Planning and Design
Elizabeth Kahley, University of Virginia Green Grounds
View presentation (15 pages/1.2mb)

University of Virginia Grounds Plan Process
Julia Monteith, AICP, Senior Land Use Planner, the University of Virginia
View presentation (22 pages/4.6mb)

Thinking Green at U-VA
Ben Chrisinger, Student Council Committee on Sustainability, University of Virginia
View presentation (11 pages/0.8mb)

Green Procurement
A. Georgiana Ball, Virginia Department of General Services
View presentation (26 pages/0.2mb)

Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science — Phase II (ICTAS II), Virginia Tech
Doug Gehley, AIA, LEED® AP, SmithGroup on VA Tech Project
View presentation (20 pages/5.0mb)

Sustainable Blacksburg: a Growing Partnership between the Town, the University, and the Community John Randolph, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Tech
View presentation (48 pages/9.0mb)

Platinum Green Science Building
Virginia Wesleyan College
View presentation (10 pages/1.2mb)

Environmental Leadership at Washington and Lee University
View presentation (6 pages/0.4mb)

Non in Caucus Futuri: Thinking Carbon Neutrality
Washington and Lee University
View presentation (22 pages/0.2mb)

Event Documents
Offset Your Carbon Footprint
Virginia Climate & Energy Initiatives
Conduct a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory at Your University
Virginia Signatories to the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment

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