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Wor-Wic Community College Green Initiatives

Current Green Initiatives Include:

  • Control of all HVAC systems through a central Energy Management System for uniform indoor climate control
  • Jordan Center utilizes energy recovery ventilators to capture energy from building exhaust;
  • Guerrieri Hall utilizes CO2 monitors to match outdoor air intake to occupant requirements;
  • Converting restroom fixtures to sensor activated to reduce water consumption;
  • Use of low-flow restroom fixtures throughout the campus;
  • Use of green cleaning products wherever possible;
  • Campus-wide recycling program for plastic bottles, aluminum cans, office paper and corrugated cardboard;
  • Recycling of copier toner cartridges to manufacturer;
  • Replacement carpets contain a minimum of 50% recycled fiber and are 100% recyclable;
  • Use of an Integrated Pest Management program throughout campus landscaping;
  • Use of organic fertilizers and compost in all turf areas.

Planned Green Initiatives Include:

  • Installation of motion sensors for lighting control in offices, classrooms, restrooms and public areas
  • Replacement of T-8 fixtures with T-5 fixtures during renovations;
  • Increased use of organic fertilizers;
  • Conducting energy audit in Academic and Administrative Building to reduce electric consumption;
  • New Allied Health Building under design will incorporate motion sensors, condensing boilers, energy recovery ventilators and high-efficiency lighting.

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