TS09 - Community College as a Living Lab of Sustainability

Saturday, November 17 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Tour Meet Desk « Back

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The College of Lake County demonstrates its commitment to sustainability by designing buildings to LEED standards, creating a walking trail to highlight the natural resources and Campus Farm, and infusing sustainability into the curriculum. Join this tour to hear more about the Living Laboratory at CLC!

Learning Objectives:

Explain how energy efficiency strategies, renewable solar energy, geothermal heat exchange, and water conservation are utilized together to make an energy-intensive building like the Science Building more energy-efficient.

Observe how natural resources and a campus farm are integrated into campus grounds and operations.

Summarize through experience how different dimensions of wellness are incorporated into a sustainability-minded walking trail.

Describe how the campus is a living laboratory for sustainability, integrating technological and natural resources with opportunities for career development and community service.

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Event Type: Tour > Session