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Group:
Breakout Group 3

What can we do to reduce our carbon footprint and advance renewables at U.Va.?

Wind energy
Efficiency
"Highly visible/central turbine (outreach and energy opportunity)"
Solar
Opportunities
"Connect new solar installation near the coast & offshore wind with the LTER"
Research
Opportunities
"Integrating work with student course projects and research"
Breaking down silos
Challenges
"Incorporating business and policy minds, not just engineers, "
UVA's History
Challenges
"How do we integrate new technology into historic preservation?"
Reducing heat island
Conservation
"White roofs on new buildings"
Behavior v. technologies
Conservation
"Relying on behavior change versus technology thaforces t sustainability (automatic lights v. flipping the switch)"
Health System
Challenges
"Reconnecting with solutions in the hospital and health system"

Wind energy
Efficiency
"Highly visible/central turbine (outreach and energy opportunity)"
Solar
Opportunities
"Connect new solar installation near the coast & offshore wind with the LTER"
Research
Opportunities
"Integrating work with student course projects and research"
Breaking down silos
Challenges
"Incorporating business and policy minds, not just engineers, "
UVA's History
Challenges
"How do we integrate new technology into historic preservation?"
Reducing heat island
Conservation
"White roofs on new buildings"
Behavior v. technologies
Conservation
"Relying on behavior change versus technology thaforces t sustainability (automatic lights v. flipping the switch)"
Health System
Challenges
"Reconnecting with solutions in the hospital and health system"