Campus Conservation Nationals 2012

 
 

Basics

Participants: ~200,000 students at 94 college and universities

Competition window: February 6 - April 23, 2012

Savings

Program-wide savings from electricity competitions

1,739,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity saved by buildings that reduced, which is equivalent to:

  • 2,642,000 lbs of CO2
  • $158,000
  • Taking 151 U.S. homes off the grid for a year

Program-wide savings from water competitions

1,555,000 gallons of water saved by buildings that reduced, which is equivalent to:

  • 10,300 shower hours
  • 9,950,800 20-ounce water bottles

Top Reducers

Top 5 Schools with the Greatest Overall Percent Reduction in Electricity

Bowling Green State University

Hofstra University

South Connecticut State University

University of Kentucky

Western Technical College

Top 5 Schools with the Greatest Overall Percent Reduction in Water

Indiana University

Northwestern University

Taylor University

University of Cincinnati

Wake Forest University

Group Competition Winners

NY Negawatt Challenge – Hobart and William Smith Colleges

California Green Campus Competition – Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

North East Competition – St. John’s University

Arizona Energy Wars – Arizona State University

Battle of the Plug – Western Carolina University