UW-Oshkosh Third Greenest University

November 11, 2015

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was ranked third in the country in Sierra Club's America's Greenest Universities: The Top 10 Eco-valedictorians.  Among its accomplishments, UW-Oshkosh saves $300,000 a year thorugh energy efficient practices.  They have the largest concentration of solar panels on a state-owned facility and three biodigesters that generate 20% of the energy to heat campus buiuldings- a number of which are LEED-certified.  UW-Oshkosh reduced potable water consumption by replacing 2,000 plumbing fixtures, saving $135,000 a year in water and water-heating costs.  For information

Municipality/Location: 

Oshkosh, WI

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  • Utilities