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Awards and Accolades

Cal Poly strives to demonstrate leadership in sustainability – both in operations and academics. In 2016, Cal Poly received its 25th Best Practice Award from the UC/CSU/CCC Energy Efficiency Partnership Program, received significant CSU funding and utility incentives for energy conservation, and received its second consecutive designation as a Tree Campus USA.

California Higher Education Sustainability Conference Best Practice Awards:

(click on the links to review each awards supplemental information)

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United States Green Building Council- Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Awards

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  • 2016 CSU Campus as Living Lab Grant – Electrical Engineering Microgrid Lab - $31,000
  • 2016 So Cal Gas Savings by Design Incentive for the Warren J. Baker Center for Science - $134,000
  • 2016 CSU Chancellor's Office capital allocation for Energy Information System - $300,000
  • 2016 College of Architecture named to the National Resilience Initiative Network
  • 2016 CSU Chancellor's Office capital allocation for water conservation - $305,000
  • 2015 UC/CSU/CCC Energy Efficiency Partnership Program Rebates - $254,000

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Other Awards and Recognition

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