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Key Facilities Metrics Survey for 2017-18 Results are in.
For median and trend results see Key Facilities Metrics survey page.

Campus leadership can recite pertinent campus facts such as cost of tuition, types of academic programs, number of students, etc. Leadership should also know basic facilities data to improve strategic planning such as BTU, electrical, and water consumption, as well as waste output, and carbon footprint. This survey is open to all in higher education - you do not need to be an APPA or NACUBO member. This is a benefit to all. 

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The NACUBO Sustainability Advisory Panel has three members sharing their unique  insights to advance your campus with sustainability, ideas on management and staffing and overall processes to improve your campus: Fred Rogers, Carleton College, Wendell Brase, University of California, Irvine and Ruth A. Johnston, University of Washington.

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Reducing energy saves operational costs, eases utility infrastructure and benefits the community at large. Check out various initiatives that save operational funds, as well as inform students, staff and public. Note new means to advance renewable energy sources!


Review other initiatives campuses are using to conserve water. Due to either environmental or utility infrastructure problems, in some communities water is becoming the most expensive utility. Vigilance on conserving water can be cost effective, and it helps enlighten students and staff for the future.

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