What We’re Doing

Bellevue College students and employees are taking an active role enhancing the sustainability of our campuses.

All about LEED!

Information coming soon about the benefits of LEED and LEED Homes. S Building- LEED Gold T Building- LEED Gold Student Housing – LEED Platinum

Student Housing & Sustainability

  Bellevue College’s first 133,000 square foot student housing is built with sustainability at forefront of the design. Using the building certification framework of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), Bellevue College has created a building that engages students in sustainability practices and employs the building and site as a teaching tool. LEED has three …more about Student Housing & Sustainability

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Bellevue College manages parking and offers alternatives to driving to promote a sustainable learning, working and living environment.

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Climate Action Plan

Our plan is a “working model” and will be re-evaluated and adjusted regularly (with major analysis and revisions occurring on a 5 yr cycle).

Energy and Water

The college closely monitors resource consumption to identify savings opportunities.

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Food, Waste, and Ecology

Bellevue College is working to increase food sustainability on campus through a variety of programs.

Earth Week

Bellevue College Student Science Association (SSA), in conjunction with the Office of Sustainability and the Sustainable Business Program sponsoring a week of lectures, demonstrations, booths and prizes.

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Building Dashboard

Check out real-time data on Bellevue College energy by building to see a sample view or give it a try for yourself on the Building Dashboard home page.