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Decarbonization Download: 5 Qs with Bard College

By Better Buildings Beat Team on May 10, 2022

With buildings dating back to the 1850s, Bard College faces its fair share of challenges to decarbonization. From harnessing geothermal energy to piloting micro hydro dams, the college is taking innovative approaches to cutting greenhouse gas emissions across campus.

In this conversation with Better Buildings Initiative Director Maria T. Vargas, Bard College’s CFO Taun Toay emphasizes the role of higher education in leading the charge against climate change and shares why he remains hopeful.


Read the full transcript of the interview here.

Decarbonization is central to efficient operations and robust financial performance. Through the Better Climate Challenge and the Better Buildings Low Carbon Pilot, DOE is working with market leaders to demonstrate real-world successes in achieving low and no carbon emissions from buildings, fleets, and manufacturing operations.

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