19 Dec '11, 1pm

Eco-village at William & Mary will reduce energy consumption up to 75 percent. Not including laptop charging. http://t.co/d0HbdQrx

Eco-village at William & Mary will reduce energy consumption up to 75 percent. Not including laptop charging. http://t.co/d0HbdQrx

Next up in the growing number of colleges and universities pursuing sustainability may be the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Last week, the highly regarded academic institution reaffirmed plans to build an ‘eco-village’ of student cottages on the campus site of the College’s Lodges , small-scale student housing built in 1947 and in need of rehab or replacement. The Lodges have been some of the most popular living spaces on campus. According to a story posted on the William & Mary web site by Megan Shearin, a study commissioned by the College’s governing Board of Visitors determined that replacement would be more cost-effective than rehabbing the older buildings and proposed that the institution seize the opportunity to build a green showcase: “The proposed eco-village would transform the site by using cutting-edge technology and the latest sustainabil...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenfield/william_mary_...

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