Light meters. Infrared thermometers. Phantom load. Most of these words are probably a bit puzzling and technical sounding to a lot of people. However, many Minnesota students are throwing around these terms with ease as they work to make their schools more eco-friendly through the program, Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon (MnSCC).
Winona State University Gets Serious About Sustainability
February 22, 2010
In an effort to become a carbon neutral campus, ten subcommittees have been formed by faculty and staff at Winona State University in order to make major changes toward that goal. On February 10, committee representatives presented their initiatives and accomplishments. Several scheduled projects were introduced to the campus community.
Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon is a program of Clean Energy Resource Teams, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and Minnesota Office of Energy Security. Funding provided by Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources.