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SUNY Brockport is committed to being a positive and innovative force for the protection and enhancement of not only our local environment, but the global environment as well.
Green Campus Initiative
Listed below are a handful of initiatives that the University has implemented in order to create a sustainable environment for the future.
- Thompson Hall: Thompson Hall was remodeled in 2010 and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certified building. It boasts a rainwater collection and reuse system, a rain garden, and permeable pavers.
- STARS Silver: The University registered with the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) administered by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
- Sustainability Initiatives from BASC
- Storm Water Retention Ponds: Our storm water retention ponds slow the rush of storm water and allow suspended material to deposit as sediment.
- Renewable Energy: An array of photovoltaic solar panels was installed on the roof of the Chapman Service complex with a peak capacity of 80kWh.
Green Initiatives from Parking & Transportation
- Recycling Multi Bins: Our recycling multi bins cover a wide array of recycling needs including electronic materials, metals, glass, paper, and plastics.
- Green Roof: The Allen Administration Building’s Plaza Deck is home a “Green Roof” designed to reduce carbon emissions and prevent erosion and excess water erosion
- Geothermal Townhomes
- Electric and Alternative Field Capable Fleet Vehicles