spends $2 million per year on electricity, but is much more efficient than benchmark schools in the Midwest.
That is according to Xavier's Sustainability Committee, which is developing a comprehensive greenhouse gas inventory as part of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment
signed by President Fr. Michael Graham, S.J. in January 2008.
The Commitment requires the university to develop a plan to become climate neutral.
While a new central utility plant is expected to save electricity when it comes online in 2010, Sustainability Committee member Dr. Steve Cobb says there is a lot of work to do to educate students about not being so wasteful.
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