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Constructing a Gold Standard on the Field & in the Future

Contributed by Auburn Athletics Student Communicator The world is ever-changing as we advance with new technologies and the industries that support it. With this comes even more construction for renovations and new buildings. How does that change co-exist with the world around us as we strive to keep the Earth…
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December 1, 2019
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Sustainability in Action: Norbert Lechner

Post contributed by Kenzley Defler, Office of Sustainability Intern In the culture of today’s world, most people enter numerous buildings every day. We spend about 90% of our time inside buildings.  We leave our houses and go to school or work. We shop at grocery stores, workout in gyms, and…
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February 27, 2017
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Auburn University’s United States Green Building Council Chapter

Post contributed by Laura Young, Undergraduate Student, College of Human Sciences, Interior Design and USGBC Chapter President Laura works to incorporate sustainability into her coursework in Interior Design. I have been hearing the word “sustainability” since my first day of class at Auburn. As an interior design student, the term…
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February 27, 2017
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Sustainable Design & Construction of Capital Projects on Campus

Post contributed by: Jim Carroll, University Architect, Facilities Management  In April 2013, Governor Robert Bentley signed Executive Order Number 39. This Order, based upon a very specific goal related to the use of locally-forested wood products effectively removed our ability to manage the design processes of Auburn University Capital Projects, using the…
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February 27, 2017