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Equipment Practices

Category: Equipment Practices, Grounds Management

Impacts

  • GHG Impact

    Miniscule

    Current equipment emissions are dwarfed by a campus’ overall footprint.

  • Economic Impact

    Neutral

  • Feasibility

    Some Challenges

    May require changes to current procurement policies.

  • Timeline

    1-2 years

    Depends on how often equipment is replaced.

  • Maintenance

    Moderate

    Electric equipment has significantly lower maintenance requirements compared to fossil-fuel powered equipment. 

  • Publicity

    Under the radar

    Many people appreciate the reduced noise pollution and emissions on campus.