Green Team Members

Currently the membership of this committee is Carr Everbach (chair), Michael Brown, Stu Hain, Don Abramowitz, Claire Sawyers, Mary Roth, Sierra Curtis-McLane, and Vasya Dostoinov. A complimentary green team has been selected among the design professionals (architects): Cahal Stephens (EYP), Kip Ellis (EYP), Doug Gehley (EYP), Ralph Gifford (EYP), Bill Shosho (EYP), Mara Baird, Chris Hope (Barclay-White) and Jennifer Tulley (HMG).

In addition to the above, a Science Project Environmental Task Force (SPETF) is being assembled to help gather information in support of the Green Team. If you are interested in helping the Task Force, please contact Carr Everbach.

The Green Team is charged with making recommendations to the Science Center Planning Committee concerning the environmental consequences of design, construction, and planning decisions. It will also coordinate the efforts of the Science Project Environmental Task Force. Please contact us if you have suggestions or questions.

see the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED 2.0) document and then check out our statement of Green Goals and Green Considerations.

Congratulations to Pennsylvania State government for choosing a Green electrical supplier.

Related Links

Final LEED 2.1 status of the entire Science Center project (August 22, 2005) as a PDF file.

Noise Monitoring WebCam for evaluating construction traffic at Whittier Place and Elm Avenue

Essay on the College's purchase of electricity from wind turbines by Carr Everbach

Bird-window collisions study on Swarthmore's campus, Spring 2000

Big Green Discussion Group - a listserv started July 1999 of green design professionals

Noise Quantification and Monitoring: An Overview

Green Building Information Center (Canada)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Green Design Network - a listing of resources for sustainable design

Architecture Information from Architectural Record - click on the link for "The Green Architect" for thought-provoking essays.

Southface links site - a very good list of links to other sites on green building designs

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last updated 6/9/08