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Towson University

Energy Performance

Goal

20%

Reduction in Energy Intensity by 2020

Commitment

5

Million Square Feet


BACKGROUND

Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized as one of the nation’s best regional public universities, offering more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located near Baltimore, Maryland, the university educates nearly 22,000 students in a metropolitan environment. The university is a signatory of the Presidents’ Climate Commitment and has been included in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges every year since 2010.

As the largest comprehensive institution in the state of Maryland, Towson University commits to being an innovative and determined leader in its drive to reduce energy consumption across its campus buildings and structures. Towson University plans to achieve this goal by embracing energy efficient technologies for future major construction projects, investing in on-site renewable energy sources, and implementing an energy conservation program that incorporates facility renewal, retrocommissioning, and behavior change.

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