Envisioning ARPA-C | 2021

Envisioning ARPA-C | 2021

The idea for ARPA-C, a climate focused cousin to other large federally funded research agencies like DARPA for defense and ARPA-E for Energy, was conceived of by a team at CSU as a transdisciplinary institution for radical climate research and intervention....
Multifamily Energy Behavior Change Toolkit | 2020

Multifamily Energy Behavior Change Toolkit | 2020

Climate action has spurred a recent uptick in city ordinances and voluntary challenges targeted at reducing energy consumption. Cities are increasingly engaging multifamily properties in energy conservation, focusing on efficient building systems (e.g., HVAC,...
Arc & BREEAM In-Use: A Feasibility Study | 2019

Arc & BREEAM In-Use: A Feasibility Study | 2019

The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of implementing Arc and BREEAM In-Use as turnkey tools to help Colorado State University (CSU) benchmark, analyze, and achieve its operational and sustainability goals. Arc and BREEAM In-Use are existing building...
Colorado Lifelong Homes: Aging in Place | 2019

Colorado Lifelong Homes: Aging in Place | 2019

Colorado’s aging population is growing, yet our housing options are not evolving to support this population. The need for housing that accommodates older adults as they age is crucial to balancing demands on other services, such as assisted living facilities, and to...
A Story of Place: Fort Collins, Colorado  | 2018

A Story of Place: Fort Collins, Colorado | 2018

Fort Collins anticipates 100,000 new community members in the next 15 years. Concerns about this accelerated development ring true for many Front Range towns and cities, and raise important questions: Who do we become in the face of change? How do we protect what is...
Green Schools Toolkit for Schools on a Budget  | 2018

Green Schools Toolkit for Schools on a Budget | 2018

The global recognition of the benefits of green schools at an operational, educational, environmental, and community level is growing and reaching more educators and school administrators. This is true in both developed and developing nations. Nevertheless, most of...