North

Wenham

Gordon College establishes environmental fund

Advertisement

A $15,000 grant from the Imago Dei Fund, along with matching funds from the college, will establish a rotating environmental fund at Wenham’s Gordon College devoted to energy-efficiency projects on campus. For example, the campus will replace light bulbs in student parking lots, bringing the wattage in 38 lights down from 460 to 135 watts, reducing energy costs by approximately $6,400, saving 54,000 pounds of carbon dioxide from being discharged into the atmosphere, and reducing the use of mercury-containing light bulbs. “Over the next three years, we’ll make other improvements to campus walkway lighting and repair windows in the older residence halls, reducing heating costs,” said Janel Curry, college provost, in a news release. Future projects include the installation of energy management systems in campus buildings and dorm competitions to reduce energy use.

Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
You're reading  1 of 5 free articles.
Get UNLIMITED access for only 99¢ per week Subscribe Now >
You're reading1 of 5 free articles.Keep scrolling to see more articles recomended for you Subscribe now
We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com