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SUNY-ESF student takes award in EPA National Water Quality Challenge

(John Lombardi won a $2000 award for his proposal to combine citizen science data with National Lakes Assessment (NLA) data. 8/19/14) READ MORE

3-D Printing Visionary Lance Pickens Selected to Keynote UV/EB Advanced Manufacturing Webinar Series

Lance Pickens, 3-D printing visionary and CEO of MadeSolid, Inc., will kick off the 2014-2015 Future of UV/EB Webinar series on August 27th at 2:00 p.m. Lance will recount developments in advanced materials for 3-D printing and share his perspective on the role of UV curing as 3-D printing technology continues to accelerate. READ MORE

Diversity in the Adirondacks Symposium in Adirondack Life Magazine

(Adirondack Life wrote about the upcoming symposium "Toward a More Diverse Adirondacks," to be hosted at the AIC on Aug 16. 8/7/14) READ MORE

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Events

SUNY-ESF at the New York State Fair
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm. NYS Fairgrounds, Geddes. Science & Industry Building.

Brief Tour of ESF Garden at Lafayette Rd. Exp. Sta.
Sunday, August 24, 2014, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm. Gateway Patio. Learn more

SUNY-ESF at the New York State Fair
Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm. NYS Fairgrounds, Geddes. Science & Industry Building.

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Office of Energy and Sustainability
Carbon Neutrality, Renewable Energy, Green Building & Sustainable Practices

ESF is unique among colleges and universities in that all of its educational and research programs are oriented toward natural resources, and toward the natural and designed environments. All that ESF is and does serves the mission of achieving a sustainable world.

ESF's Principles of Sustainability

We begin with a commitment to meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. To do this we must...

  • Understand basic functions of natural and social systems;
  • Acknowledge and quantify the limitations of nature's capacity; and
  • Develop solutions through the integration of social, economic, technical, and environmental systems.

Carbon Neutral by 2015

Silver Sustainability Rating

In 2011, ESF earned a silver rating through STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System).

 

The Office of Energy and Sustainability at ESF seeks to perpetuate that mission through national leadership and on-campus initiatives. Colleges nationwide have joined together in addressing the challenges of a changing climate, diminishing oil reserves, vanishing habitat, and declining regional economies. As a signer of the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), and member of the Association for the Advncement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), ESF is a core participant in large-scale cooperative efforts. The sustainability office at ESF has facilitated on-campus efforts through projects such as solar panels, a wind turbine and a biomass combined heat and power plant in the new Gateway Building.

You—students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and friends—are invited to join in the many sustainability initiatives of ESF's Office of Energy and Sustainability. Visit this web gateway often, or join the Office of Energy and Sustainability's Facebook page, for the latest in news, events, and opportunities, and for access to the rich web of sustainability resources offered by SUNY-ESF.

Contacts

Michael J. Kelleher
Executive Director of Energy & Sustainability
220 Bray Hall
315-470-4934
mkellehe@esf.edu

Alexandre Poisson
Sustainability Coordinator
441 Bray Hall
315-741-7557
sustainability@esf.edu

 


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