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Carbon dioxide (CO2) sensors measure the number of students and staff in areas of the building and adjust the air handling equipment to meet their needs, saving electricity and gas. All rooftop air handling equipment has been replaced with new, more energy-efficient units. The use of CFC-based refrigerants has been eliminated. Motion sensors in renovated rooms turn lights off when the rooms are not in use.
College Activities organizes events to collect donations for nonprofit groups that support military families, abused women, homeless women with children, food shelters and others, all in the name of human sustainability.
An herb garden with a rain barrel for irrigation was constructed and herbs are grown seasonally for use in the program. A new greenhouse will allow for year-round growing.
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Technical Education faculty teach credit and noncredit courses to traditionally enrolled students and those in local industries.
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Students and staff receive free Madison County Transit rides to campus. Bicycle racks around campus encourage alternative transportation.
Storm water management was designed into the renovation of the new parking lots, which have rain gardens and swales in the new landscaping to improve drainage from the parking lot pavement into two retention ponds. This filters the water outflow, which reduces damage from campus flooding.
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