It is achieved through collaborative actions taken across multiple areas of our university, from the buildings we work, live, and study in, to academic and research opportunities, to the food in our dining halls. St. Edward’s recognizes its responsibility in educating and empowering the university community to work together for a more sustainable hilltop.
Check out Green Tips for Toppers to get involved and make your life more eco-friendly. Read about the sustainable initiatives and events happening on campus. Learn what our faculty, staff and students are doing to improve the environment.
Here are highlights we’re particularly proud of:
Passive shading techniques were designed into the new building's architecture. The west facade incorporates a deep porch that incorporates aluminum louvers specifically designed to permit views while screening all direct solar gain.
Highly reflective roofing was used on the addition to provide for lower solar absorption
Bordin is a liaison among campus operations, faculty, students and staff to collaboratively strengthen the sustainability culture on campus by increasing sustainability education and awareness and assisting all university departments towards a more sustainable campus. She is also the advisor of Students for Sustainability.
Burnotes leads University Operations, uniting facilities and campus safety to support the university’s mission. He oversees a wide array of services and solutions that maintain a high performing, efficient, and secure learning environment. He is also responsible for all facility construction and maintenance on the university’s 160-acre campus.
Morris oversees the maintenance operations for the university, including energy management, landscape services, custodial services, and the various building systems. He has input and oversight responsibilities with projects ranging from minor repairs to larger renovations. Prior to coming to St.Edwards, Morris oversaw environmental and energy management in a large public school system and had significant involvement with the development of energy conservation, renewable energy initiatives, student outreach, and sustainability.
Hill coordinates marketing efforts across our sustainability blog, website, social media outlets, and internal communications platforms. She works to strengthen the sustainability culture and increase awareness through education, events, and outreach on campus.