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Green cars get the best spots on Main Campus

Green cars get the best spots on Lewis University Main Campus

Published: August 28, 2013.


Several parking spaces are set aside in
Parking Lot GG for energy efficient vehicles
on the Lewis University Main Campus in Romeoville.

Energy efficient vehicles get reserved parking on the Main Campus of Lewis University. Several parking spaces are set aside in Parking Lot GG for energy efficient vehicles, such as hybrids and low-emissions vehicles. It’s part of an ongoing strategy to be in accordance with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards.

“Lewis University has made a strong commitment towards sustainability, and these designated parking spaces advances our efforts even further,” commented Don Castello, associate vice president for facilities.

In recent years, the Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council has recognized Lewis University for achieving the bronze standard recognition level of sustainability goals in higher education as established by the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact. The Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact encourages universities and colleges within the state to incorporate sustainability into their campus operations, academic and research programs, student activities and community outreach. A tour of sustainable features of the Romeoville Campus is available at http://www.lewisu.edu/sustainability/.

More information about sustainability programs at Lewis University is available by contacting Jaclyn Boyle at boyleja@lewisu.edu.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

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