Energy Initiatives

Energy Initiatives

Green Campus

Reducing energy consumption not only saves money, but is good for the environment. As a result, in 2009, Lorain County Community College began taking aggressive steps to measure and manage our use of energy across campus.

LCCC adopted a strategic energy management plan after working with Mr. Peter Garforth and Mr. Bob Dehne, well-respected energy-management consultants. Mr. Garforth and Mr. Dehne visited our campus, and recommended many ways the College could reduce its energy consumption.

 

Green Campus Presentation April 28, 2009

Energy Fast Facts

New Global Energy Realities
  • Highest energy prices in history
    • Sustained volatility with upward trend
    • Globalizing prices
  • Dependence on imports
    • US – Oil (70%) and natural gas (16%)
    • EU – more than 50% of all energy
  • Concern over climate change
    • Global regulatory framework emerging
    • Lieberman-Warner Climate Bill narrowly defeated – 2009?
    • Uncertainty over compliance costs or opportunities
  • Underinvested North American energy infrastructure
    • Electricity grid
    • Rail for coal transport
    • Natural gas terminals
  • China and India major new energy customers
    • Major impacts on primary fuel prices
  • Trigger events – blackouts, hurricanes, tornados . . .

LCCC Energy Program Objectives
  • Improve energy efficiency
  • Reduce impact of future energy pricing
  • Improve energy supply reliability
  • Flex to grow with the anticipated build-out and to add new technologies as they emerge
  • Minimize direct and indirect greenhouse gas creation
  • Serve as role models for Students, Community and Ohio
  • Exceed requirements of Ohio House Bill 251

 

Announcements

It's not too late to register for Fall classes

Short-term fall semester classes begin September 29 and later.  


LCCC North Entrance Closure

LCCC's North Entrance will be closed from 4:40-5:20 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19 for a Cross Country meet. Please plan accordingly.

Get Involved in Student Government

Student Senate seeking candidates for several open positions. To learn more, please stop by the Student Life office in College Center or contact Student Life at (440) 366-4036 or slevents@lorainccc.edu. Application deadline is Sept. 26, 2014.

Public Notice

Accreditation Commission seeks public comments on the associate degree nursing program. Learn more.  

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
Click here to learn more and register.

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.