American University in Washington, DC is the latest university to announce its participation in a new self-reporting sustainability program launched by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the same organization that created the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment.
The University of Colorado at Boulder, which has installed solar panels on the roofs of three buildings, said it expects to produce 140,000 kilowatt-hours of energy per year--enough to power 20 medium-sized houses.
Florida A&M University has signed a $2.4 million contract with Siemens to improve the energy efficiency of its buildings. Work has already begun in areas such as lighting upgrades, pipe insulation, and steam trap replacements at the campus' central plant, with expected savings of at least $4.1 million.
Provo, UT-based Brigham Young University has received a donation of $110,000 worth of Brocade FastIron WS Series and Edge X Series network switches from Red Sky IT Solutions. The network switches will replace outdated equipment in the classroom labs of Fulton College of Engineering and Technology as well as within the university's network infrastructure.
Vancouver Community College has completed a deployment of Enterasys network solutions in a 60,000 square-foot health sciences educational facility on the college's main campus.
LG has revealed that it will ship its CF3D projector this May. The CF3D is a single-lens, high-definition 3D projector that was unveiled in January.
The State University of New York in Potsdam has adopted a new mail and call application from Voice Mobility International. SUNY Potsdam has migrated about 5,000 mailboxes and caller application mailboxes from its legacy Octel 250 to the Voice Mobility UCN 250. The migration required no change to the user interface.
3M has introduced its new Mpro150, a pico projector that the company said combines the advantages of a pico projector coupled with several presentation tools not usually found in devices in the pico category.
InFocus has announced that it will add five new DLP-based projectors to its entry-level lineups. These projectors, part of the IN2100 and IN3100 series, are designed for higher brightness than most entry-level projectors, with 3,000 to 3,500 lumens, and are designed for projecting images in classrooms with a variety of lighting conditions.
Samsung announced recently that it's developed a new LED-based data projector that will deliver a brightness of 1,000 ANSI lumens.