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Volume 48, 2018The 4th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM 2018)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Issues and Innovation in Managing Setting and Infrastructure|
|Published online||08 August 2018|
Setting and infrastructure at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Interdisciplinary Waste Management Institute, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) is an important intellectual and cultural center, and it contributes significantly to improving the quality of life globally. Campus setting and infrastructure provide basic information of the university’s consideration towards green environment. Type of higher education institution, climate, campus site, campus setting, campus area, campus ground floor of buildings, campus buildings area, parking area, campus smart buildings, ground cover, drainage systems for reducing soil erosion and runoff, number of students including online students, number of academic faculty and staff and university budget for sustainability have made N.C. A&T attractive and the university of choice globally for 11,177 students in 2017. The University has one campus site and one university research and training site. Academic buildings occupy about 39% of main campus area. Buildings account for 40% of the energy and 72% of the electricity used in the United States. Buildings also account for 16% of United States water consumption, 40% of all material flows and produce up to 40% of waste in landfills depending on the region. N. C. A&T is committed to providing more spaces for greenery and safeguarding the environment, as well as developing of sustainable energy solutions.
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