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Committing to a Sustainable Future

Environmental sustainability efforts generate significant cost savings and advance a core Titan value of being a good steward of the earth.

 

7 buildings certified or equivalent for leadership in energy and environmental design  

Home to the first LEED Platinum student housing complex in California and the first Platinum-rated building in the CSU system.  


4 million kilwatt hours and $300,000 saved annually through recent campus lighting retrofit  

 

Solar panels produce 1.18 megawatts, resulting in utility cost savings and reduction of greenhouse gases  Source

 

7 Electric-vehicle charging stations available on campus  Source

4.6 megawatts produced by natural gas-powered trigeneration plants, with waste heat providing both heating and cooling needs on campus  Source

 

Nearly 54 percent of municipal solid waste diverted from landfills  Source

Silver stars rating for campus sustainability efforts  Source

197 courses offered that focused on or related to sustainability  Source

15 percent of tenure-track faculty members involved in sustainability-related research  Source