MELBOURNE, FLA. – Florida Institute of Technology Vice President for Academic Affairs Gordon Nelson will moderate a panel discussion on Florida Tech leadership in going “green” on April 6. The presentation, “Green at Florida Tech,” will be held at 3 p.m. in the Evans Library Link Multimedia Room on the second floor and is free and open to the community. A reception will follow at 4 p.m.
“On my visits to other universities, I have learned that Florida Tech does, indeed, have leadership in many sustainability areas, even though we are a smaller university,” said Nelson.
Discussion topics include What Is LEED? LEED-like? LEED-light?; Sustainability: new thought leaders; Saving money: reducing campus carbon footprints; and Florida Tech takes the LEED.
Florida Tech panelists include Rob Ghiotto, assistant director, facilities management; Ken Lindeman, research director, Department of Marine and Environmental Systems; Greg Peebles, director of environmental and regulatory compliance; and Greg Tsark, assistant vice president for facilities planning and university architect.