Intro – Jeff – History behind why and How Con Ed is involved. Why the Bus. Serv. Team is talking to you today. Educate our commmunity with credibility we must lead by example. Our efforts are only going to be successful if we work together as a campus community.
Why do we want to do this? Because green bus is good bus. Manufacturing is not dead, it is just changed. Production of renewable fuels, energy efficiency is a huge bus oppportunity.
The way we will achieve training for Green jobs and business. We plan to create a market through the course offerings.
Objectives<br />Define Sustainability<br />Provide an overview of the reasons to “Go Green”<br />Introduce CCC&TI’s new Institute for Sustainable Technology<br />Explain how the IST can play a role in our community’s economic development<br />
Reasons to Go Green…<br />“In every deliberation we must consider the impact on the seventh generation…even if it requires having skin as thick as the bark of a pine.”<br />
Reasons to Go Green…<br />DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Windmills dot the western Dyessskyline; 100 percent of Dyess' energy comes from renewable sources like wind energy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Felicia Juenke)<br />
Reasons to Go Green…<br />Our American Tradition of Hunting and Fishing<br />
Reasons to Go Green…<br />In May 1992, 150 religious heads and prominent scientists joined together across historic antagonisms with “The Joint Appeal by Religion and Science for the Environment.”<br />The National Religious Partnership On The Environment<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />
Enhancing “Green” Markets<br />Supply and Demand<br />Business and Industry<br />Contractors<br />Entrepreneurship<br />Consumers<br />Course Offerings<br />Lead by example<br />
Key Course Offerings<br />Going Green 101 – Business<br />Going Green 101 – Consumer<br />Sustainable Development<br />Building Science<br />Advanced HVAC<br />Renewable Energy Technology<br />Green Landscaping<br />
Go Green 101 - Business<br />Simple methods to reduce energy consumption<br />Reduce waste<br />Improve the bottom-line<br />Importance of local sourcing<br />Course is offered online<br />Final session is a seated class <br />Cost is $55<br />
Go Green 101 - Consumer<br />Sustainable Development<br />Simple methods to reduce energy consumption<br />Rethink wastefulness<br />Basic renewable energy solutions<br />Water harvesting solutions<br />Importance of local heritage<br />Course is hybrid seated/online<br />Cost is $55<br />
Back to the Basics<br />Moral Responsibility<br />Patriotic<br />Healthy<br />Economic Stability<br />
Avoid “Greenwashing”<br />Identify ways to enhance our people, our planet and our profits through education in sustainability<br />Offer courses that are truly “green” in terms of content<br />Educate the public on how they can contribute to the cause<br />Lead by example<br />
Final Thoughts<br />Education<br />Outreach through courses<br />Market Development and Enhancement<br />A healthier, more comfortable, community<br />Destination for “Green Business” and sustainable lifestyles<br />Leadership<br />Campus Image – Be a good example!<br />President’s Climate Challenge<br />Cultural and Social Impact<br />Stewardship<br />Reduce energy use<br />Reduce waste<br />Cost avoidance<br />