Largest Solar Array in New Hampshire

A total of 517 solar panels on the Curtis L. Ivey Science Center, Windy Hill School, Lawson Hall and Lethbridge Lodge make up one of the largest solar arrays in NH, producing over 150,000 kWh of electricity and reducing utility costs. Read more...

Polar Bears Educate Students about Energy

Interactive digital monitors in residence halls remind students of their environmental impact by displaying how the bear's well being correlates with their energy consumption; the bear is happy when students conserve energy and gets sad when they consume too much. Read more...

Energy Efficiency Project

In 2012, Honeywell performed a campus wide energy audit and implemented solutions that increased efficiency, improved sustainability of buildings and reduced money spent on water, electricity and propane. Read more...

A Small-Scale Wind Turbine

Adding to our list of renewable energy systems, Colby-Sawyer's towering wind turbine provides the college with a sustainable energy source and an opportunity for students to study these technologies first hand with a web-based monitoring system. Read more...

A Sustainable Classroom

The student-designed and constructed Sunshack provides a unique, engaging, sustainable classroom environment that exemplifies energy efficient building techniques and promotes well being and ecological balance. Read more...

First LEED Certified Building on Campus

Colby-Sawyer College's Windy Hill School, an early childhood laboratory school, has been recognized with silver certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Read more...