Lipscomb University Sustainability News
Officials break ground on modern four-building, housing complex
Lipscomb officials broke ground on the first of 11 planned residence hall buildings Wednesday morning. Fourteen Lipscomb leaders turned the earth on the new apartment-style residence hall going up in the former parking lot behind Elam Hall.
Lipscomb launches Institute for Sustainable Practice, former environmental advisor to lead
Lipscomb University President L. Randolph Lowry announced Wednesday to a gathering of local environmental and business leaders, the establishment of the Lipscomb University Institute for Sustainable Practice, headed by former gubernatorial environmental policy advisor G. Dodd Galbreath.
Pharmacy building registered for LEED certification by U.S. Green Building Council
Lipscomb University has officially registered its renovation of the A.M. Burton Building as a LEED project with the U.S. Green Building Council. At its completion in March 2008, the Burton building will be one of only a handful in Tennessee to achieve the LEED-NC Green Building Rating.
Lipscomb beats the heat with cutting edge geothermal system
The nation has hit the dog days of summer with a vengeance in 2006, but 65 faculty in Lipscomb University’s new Ezell Center are beating the heat with a cutting-edge geothermal heating and cooling system that is more eco-friendly and is expected to save more than $70,000 per year in energy costs.