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What is Sustainability?

Sustainability is the capacity of society to meet its needs without degrading the interrelated environmental, social, and economic systems on which future generations of all species will rely.

What is Transylvania Doing?

Transylvania University affirms sustainability as a core value and integrates it into the intellectual and social life of students, faculty, and staff by encouraging study, discussion, and participation in sustainable practices on campus and in the community. Learn about Transylvania’s sustainability master plan.

Energy Policy

Transylvania University's energy policy sets temperature ranges and operating hours for university owned buildings, affirms our commitment to purchasing Energy Star equipment, declares that all new buildings will be constructed to a LEED silver standard (minimum), and outlines suggested actions individuals should take to help reduce our institution's overall energy consumption.

To view the complete energy policy, click here.