Texas Woman’s University is one of the top five universities in the U.S. to reduce the energy consumption of its computers and technology equipment, according to the national Energy Star Low Carbon IT Power Campaign.
TWU’s new Science, Society and Sustainability Certificate Program, comprised of approved courses in science, history, government, arts, the humanities and business, prepares students for careers that will require expertise in sustainability.
TWU has saved the equivalent of 62,452 acres of trees by reducing its C02 emissions. Reduced emissions and water conservation result in an average savings of $2.5 million annually.
Wind energy is helping TWU reduce its carbon footprint. TWU utilizes 40 percent wind energy on its Denton, Dallas and Houston campuses.
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