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Just a few of the top on-campus sustainability practices at CSU

By District Energy posted 03-19-2024 21:39


Colorado State University


Colorado State University stands as a pioneer of sustainability, fostering a commitment to environmental responsibility on its vibrant campus.

From cutting-edge initiatives to community engagement, CSU has set a remarkable example for eco-friendly practices. In an interview, Tonie Myamoto, executive director of sustainability, here at CSU shared her knowledge of sustainability on campus now and moving forward. Her insights shed light on the university’s progressive efforts to reduce its ecological footprint.

Hidden under the intramural fields are hundreds of wells dug to 400 feet as a part of CSU’s geothermal exchange system. The 80 miles of pipes reduce the carbon footprint of Moby Arena’s heating and cooling systems by harnessing the natural thermal energy under the soil. No longer does Moby Arena’s energy have to travel all the way from the Oval like it did prior to GeoX.

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