Conservation -Environment at CMU - Carnegie Mellon University

Energy Conservation

Scotty Goes Green Office Certification Program

-A voluntary, self-guided program that supports and rewards office's for taking energy and water conservation actions.

Water Conservation

Several water conservation initiaties are being utilized on campus.

-Housing uses 103 sets of high efficiency washers & dryers in resident halls
-Low-flow faucets installed in 25% of campus buildings.
-Low-flow showerheads on 80% of all shower heads, converted to use 2.5gpm.
-A rainwater barrel on the solar house is used to water the student garden.
-Ultra low flow urinals (.5 liter per flush) installed in 2 buildings.
-Rain water collection systems installed in two buildings utilized for toilets and irrigation.