In his presentation on energy efficiency, Dr. Troy Hammond explains why colleges and universities are uniquely equipped to take on sustainability projects other businesses and brands cannot. The President of North Central College describes how factors of time, expertise and dollars are setbacks other companies face. However, he feels academic establishments like North Central College are capable of addressing these obstacles.
The presentation on energy efficiency goes into how educational institutions are able to deal with each of these challenges. They have the time to experience the full upside and benefits of sustainability projects. In terms of expertise, they have the talent within their faculty and student base to assess the science, model energy, evaluate the financials and verify the math behind it. When it comes to money, endowments exist to ensure the long-term sustainability of such a school.
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