23 May '13, 5pm

Amazing work! CCN '13 participants saved 2.4 MILLION lbs of CO2 from entering the atmosphere: @CompeteToReduce

Amazing work! CCN '13 participants saved 2.4 MILLION lbs of CO2 from entering the atmosphere: @CompeteToReduce

We just wrapped up this year's Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) - the nation’s largest energy and water reduction competition - and the 300,000 students who participated have a lot to be proud of! Through efforts from students acting on their commitments to reduce energy and water use on campus, CCN 2013 participants saved 2.4 million pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere, reduced their energy use by 2.1 GWh (equivalent of taking 187 homes off the grid for a year), and saved enough water to equate to almost 11,000 water bottles. The competition, now in its third year, is brought to campuses through a partnership between USGBC Students, Lucid, the National Wildlife Federation and the Alliance to Save Energy, and encourages students to take small steps to decrease their energy and water usage for a three week period. In the competition, dorms can compete a...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/campus-conservation-nationa...

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cagbc.org 22 May '13, 2pm

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