Reduction commitment: Observing Organization in Milestone 2
Business Type: Education
St. Jerome’s University, situated in the heart of the University of Waterloo campus, is a public Roman Catholic university federated with the University of Waterloo. At St. Jerome’s teaching excellence and undergraduate education are the highest priorities.Visit website
Notable GHG Reduction and Sustainability Projects
Energy Efficiency: All of the buildings underwent a lighting retrofit and now have LED fixtures. A solar panel system was also installed to support the kitchen dishwasher.
Water Reduction Upgrades: The resident buildings at St. Jerome’s were upgraded with low-flow faucets and fixtures, as well as water-less urinals. Overflows were drained directly into the garden instead of the storm water management system which pours into Laurel Creek.
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