California State University, Sacramento

California State University, Sacramento

California State University, Sacramento, founded in 1947, is the11th oldest university campus in the California State University system. Sitting on 305 acres, the university houses a mix of 63 residential, facilities, and academic halls. In 2016, President Nelsen declared the university to commit to a 2040 carbon neutrality goal through the Second Nature Climate Leadership Network. The Office of Sustainability has been tasked with tracking all carbon emissions related to university business and identifying projects to help reach the goal of being completely carbon neutral by the year 2040.


PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS

50% GHG reduction in 10 years
25% reduction in Energy Intensity
 


CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE PROGRAMS:

Better Climate Challenge  

California State University, Sacramento has a strategic energy plan that balances a combination of energy reduction projects such as lighting retrofits and building envelope improvement with electrification measures that include the retirement of the steam supply boilers with air source heat pumps to provide low-temp hot water and compatible HVAC equipment to supply the heating load for space conditioning of campus infrastructure. In addition, incorporating higher standards for new construction will be leveraged to diminish the needs of energy-inefficient spaces on campus addressed through LEED standards and California building codes.

California State University, Sacramento, founded in 1947, is the11th oldest university campus in the California State University system.

6Million Square Feet
Energy Goals
50%Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions
Progress