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Feb 17
2017

Sustainability in Higher Education: What’s Next in Carbon Measurement

by Robin Xu

This post is based on research that informed the definitive report on sustainability in higher education, “State of Sustainability 2016: The Life Cycle of Higher Education Facilities” from Sightlines and the University of New Hampshire.  Join us for a free, interactive webinar on February 21 to see complete report findings and discuss the implications for..

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Jan 18
2017

Snapshot on Sustainability: Transportation

by Heather Finnegan

This post is a based on research and discussions that are informing the 2016 State of Sustainability report. Similar to the 2015 report released by Sightlines and the Sustainability Institute, the new report will be published in February and will highlight key sustainability metrics for higher education. A major component of an institution’s greenhouse gas..

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Jan 18
2017

Policy changes & the Green Bikes Shop help Pomona College pedal towards carbon neutrality

by Heather Finnegan

This article was written by Leta Ames, Sustainability Intern at Pomona College, as an offshoot of research and discussions that are informing the 2016 State of Sustainability report. Similar to the 2015 report released by Sightlines and the Sustainability Institute, the new report will be published in February and will highlight key sustainability metrics for..

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Dec 21
2016

Analyzing the Three Key Conditions Affecting the Current State of Higher Education Facilities [2016 State of Facilities Report]

by Sightlines

Sightlines’ definitive report on the trends affecting campus facilities across North America, “The State of Facilities in Higher Education: 2016 Benchmarks, Best Practices, & Trends”, is now available, and a review of the data for this year’s report revealed several key insights into the challenges – and opportunities – faced by campus facilities and finance..

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Oct 13
2016

Discussing Key Topics at the Higher Ed Facilities Forum

by Sightlines

Space Utilization. Technical Complexity. Deferred Maintenance. Demolition. Sustainability. These are five of the many topics on the minds of facilities and finance professionals throughout higher education. Recently, Sightlines’ Jay Pearlman was included on a panel presentation that tackled these topics at the Higher Ed Facilities Forum. In addition to Jay, other panelists were: Mike Berthelsen,..

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