Campus Conservation Nationals 2013

 
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Basics

Participants: ~300,000 students in ~1400 buildings at 119 college and universities

Competition window: February 4 - April 26, 2013

Savings

Program-wide savings from electricity competitions

2,114,800 kilowatt-hours of electricity saved by buildings that reduced, which is equivalent to:

  • 2,426,000 lbs of CO2
  • $158,000
  • Taking 187.5 U.S. homes off the grid for a year

Program-wide savings from water competitions

1,681,200 gallons of water saved by buildings that reduced, which is equivalent to:

  • 11,208 shower hours
  • 10,759,900 20-ounce water bottles

Top reducers

Top 5 Schools with the Greatest Overall Percent Reduction in Electricity

Harvey Mudd College

Northwest Missouri State University

Oregon State University

St. John’s University

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Top 5 Schools with the Greatest Overall Percent Reduction in Water

Cal Poly Pomona

Indiana University

Northwestern University

Oberlin College & Conservatory

Wake Forest University

Group competition winners

Battle of the Plug - Appalachian State University

Bluegrass Unplugged - Western Kentucky University

NY Negawatt Challenge 2013 - Hamilton College

PowerDown 2013: Claremont Colleges Energy Challenge - Harvey Mudd College

PowerSave Green Campus - California State University at Chico

Campus ConseRVAtion Nationals 2013 VCU vs. UR - Virginia Commonwealth University