Credits or offsets such as carbon credits, green tags, or renewable energy certificates. Please note that no suggestion is bad. Energy efficiency was at the forefront of everyone’s mind when implementing the plan. The University of New Mexico recognizes its profound relations with other entities both near and far; past, present and future. New Mexico's Flagship University. Every building needed to be re-lamped with more efficient lighting and controls upgrades. 2,020 Followers, 1,610 Following, 856 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from UNM Sustainability (@unmsustainability) Applicants may be required to provide additional information prior to application being considered for approval. The early UNM Energy Conservation Program proved its value between 1979 and 1985, through reducing energy and resource consumption, avoiding costs, and was awarded the National Award Program for Energy Innovation. Many departments across campus along with other universities have visited and inquired about the Student Union Building’s new green technologies. The governor also ordered the creation of a New Mexico Climate Change Task Force, directing all state agencies, including the University of New Mexico, to contribute to a statewide climate strategy and incorporate changing climate mitigation and adaptation practices into their programs and operations. There are multiple technologies the Student Union is currently using to serve as an example for the UNM and greater communities: For news and information, follow us on our social media! For news and information, follow us on our social media! Indexes gray literature and article pre-prints not discoverable through many other databases. Chartered student organizations that already receive student fees. While we seek solutions, we also practice reducing our waste, reusing what we can and recycling materials like glass, plastic and paper. The Green Fund is supported by student fees and can be used to fund projects or initiatives both educational and infrastructural for the University of New Mexico campus and community. It may also be helpful to look up the journal or citation through, Databases for Sustainability Research: Best Bets. Also, includes current company, industry, and country reports from third parties. However, there were many people still committed to moving forward in conservation and stewardship and utilizing the state’s resources in the most efficient way possible. The Student Union is a leader on the University of New Mexico campus when it comes to sustainability and the implementation of new green technologies throughout the building. By the 1990s, it became clear that many large utility upgrades were needed, and the projected cost would be close to $60 million. © The University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131, (505) 277-0111 New Mexico's Flagship University. This has been accomplished through more than 40 years of conscientious energy savings programs and diligent sustainability awareness from the UNM community. This resource is a great place to start research. Books and articles on a wide range of topics related to the environment, including agriculture, renewable energy sources, pollution and waste management, and more. Lobo Energy, Inc. has been developing partnerships and strategic alliances to incorporate renewal energies on campus. Google Scholar will link to some--not all--of the online resources to which the University Libraries subscribes. Look for "Find@UNM" to link to full-text. Use of matching funds from other organizations. © The University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131, (505) 277-0111 New Mexico's Flagship University, https://policy.unm.edu/university-policies/2000/2100.html. Although Google Scholar is free, connecting to it through this link (or the UNM Library's database list) allows the researcher to directly download full text content that is only accessible at no cost to the user through UNM's subscriptions. Sustainability The Student Union is a leader on the University of New Mexico campus when it comes to sustainability and the implementation of new green technologies throughout the building. The IT Sustainability Steering Committee is charged with the task of promoting sustainable practices within Information Technologies specifically, and in the IT community generally, that will actively contribute to The University of New Mexico's overall sustainability and energy-reduction goals.. Articles on business, management, marketing, and organizations from scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications. The UNM Sustainability Studies Program offers an undergraduate minor degree to students in any department or college on campus. Over the decades, the University of New Mexico has been a pioneer in sustainability and conservation, preserving the state’s finite resources of water and energy and ultimately utilizing tax payer dollars in the most efficient way possible.