Blog Viewer

Carleton Sustainability Representatives Present Session at 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit

By District Energy posted 02-14-2019 00:00


Carleton Now


Fred Rogers, vice president and treasurer; Martha Larson, manager of campus energy and sustainability; and Steven Spehn, director of facilities and capitalplanning, recently presented a session at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in Tempe, Ariz. Hosted by Second Nature and the Intentional Endowment Network (IEN), the summit brought together leaders in higher education, including presidents, trustees, CFOs, endowment/foundation officers, and sustainability directors, with diverse stakeholders to plan and equip for the large-scale solutions needed in the next decade to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, according to recent scientific reports.

The three Carleton sustainability representatives presented "Reimagining District Energy in the 21st Century," providing an overview of Carleton's plan to reduce carbon emissions, energy consumption and operating costs by transitioning the campus steam heating system to a "low temperature" hot water system.

Full Article

Continue Reading