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Sierra Spencer ‘18

PSRF Project: Energy Efficiency & Sustainable Buildings: Design & Practice

Major(s): Engineering, with a minor in Environmental Studies

Sierra developed a strong emotional tie to nature while studying abroad and backpacking throughout Australia and New Zealand for 5 weeks, and studying climate change and the environment for 6 months in Cape Town, South Africa.

“I am looking forward to further developing Swarthmore's Energy Strategy for Sustainability and Resilience by researching the replacement of natural gas with biofuel in Swarthmore's heat plant. I hope to provide information that will promote this switch to a more sustainable energy source.”