Climate Neutral Campus Tool-Torial

June 21, 2012
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Eastern Daylight Time 


Is it possible for a campus, community, or other major facility to become climate neutral? What areas of climate impact should the facility focus on to have the greatest impact? Find guidance on these questions with an online tool available from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The Climate Action Planning Tool (CAPT) allows the user to input the components of a greenhouse gas inventory for a campus, community, or a single building.

During this I2SL High-Tech Talk webinar, participants learned:

  • How to find the areas of major climate impact for a specific campus
  • An overview of the various climate actions that can be selected in the CAPT
  • How to compare the baseline climate impact and the climate impact reductions based on implementing various measures
  • How to use the Climate Neutral Research Campus website tools to develop and implement a climate action plan


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Professional Development Hours and Continuing Education Credits

Attendees of this course and those who view the recording can earn one Professional Development Hour (PDH) for professional engineers and one Continuing Education Credit (CEC) from the American Institute of Architects for registered architects.

Contact I2SL if you would like to receive a professional development hour for viewing the webinar.

Instructor Biography

Randy Lacey is a university engineer and the director of facilities engineering at Cornell University, where he manages a staff of 50 engineers and project managers. Mr. Lacey has bachelor's and master's degrees in engineering from Cornell University. Mr. Lacey has designed laboratories for more than 25 years and is active in Labs21 as an instructor and presenter. Spanning three months in 2009, Mr. Lacey worked in collaboration with the NREL to create the Web-based Climate Neutral: Research Campuses resource.

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