Category Archives: Current Sustainability Initiatives

New pipe insulation jackets will save thousands in energy costs

Energy Management Coordinator Brian Pine has announced the completion of a New York Power Authority (NYPA) grant-funded project to install hundreds of insulation jackets in mechanical rooms in 25 buildings…

#daylighthour 2017!

Friday, June 16 is #daylighthour at SUNY New Paltz where we’re turning off the lights and dedicating one hour to sun power! How you can participate: Turn off the lights in your day-lit office…

#daylighthour 2017!

Friday, June 16 at noon is #daylighthour at SUNY New Paltz where we’re turning off the lights and dedicating one hour to sun power! How you can participate: Turn off the lights in your…

SUNY New Paltz earns Tree Campus USA designation

New Paltz has joined a select group of U.S. colleges and universities that have met campus environment standards established by the Arbor Day Foundation, the nation’s largest nonprofit membership organization…

New business sustainability track launches with Arbor Day tree planting

SUNY New Paltz students Ryan O’Hara ’18 (Management: Sustainability) and Martin Dearaway ’18 (Management: Sustainability) originally just wanted to plant a tree on campus for Arbor Day. “Our fraternity first…