(1-28-2014) Meeting Notes


What is Greening?
  • Sustainability
  • Emissions reduction
  • whole-school involvement

Would like to generate a couple of project ideas ----> end up with proposals

Brainstorming

  • Electric Car Charging Station? - Grant
    • Okay to advertise/promote?
    • How will people pay for this service?
    • Keep track of usage?
  • UVM Carbon Reduction Plan -
    • What is the UVM Commitment?
    • Date?
    • How are we doing?
    • Contact: Joya Thompson
  • Rooftop Wind Turbines - Grant
    • Check out the wind turbine on campus
    • Could we use that electricity for Aiken?
    • Where can we keep track of the energy production?
    • Contact : Joya Thompson
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell/Car - Nick
    • Could use for conferences and other trips
    • Email : Al Macintosh
  • Carbon Offset Fund - Sydney
    • Can this be reinstated?
    • History of this fund/program at RSENR
    • Use funds to buy carbon credits to offset travel footprint
    • Contact : Deane Wang
  • Small Anaerobic Digester - Grant
    • Collect gas of fermenting fooscraps
    • Generates electricity
  • Gund Institute Greening - Sydney
    • Learn more about ongoing projects, can we help?
    • Geothermal project, help research etc?
    • Solar trackers to power geothermal?
    • Contact: Deidre Zoll
  • Temperature at which UVM switches from Natural Gas to Oil