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Data and Reports

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Numbers and analysis are critical for assessing just how sustainable our campus is! Clarkson has completed greenhouse gas inventories and  the AASHE STARs sustainability reporting. These data and their interpretations are essential for identifying priorities for improving campus sustainability.

The data and reports listed below  and can be used for your own assessment of our progress and help support your ideas for new projects.

Summary Reports

Timeline summary of major sustainability advances
Fiscal Year 2011 Sustainability Report
Fiscal Year 2012 Sustainability Highlights
Fiscal Year 2013 Sustainability Report
Fiscal Year 2014 Sustainability Report
Fiscal Year 2015 Sustainability Report
Fiscal Year 2016 Sustainability Report


USGBC final report - TAC LEED Gold Certification

STARS Sustainability Assessment

Summary Report - Analysis of Clarkson’s STARS Silver Rating (2012)
Summary Report - Analysis of Clarkson's Gold Rating (2016)
Sustainability Courses (updated December 2015)
Faculty conducting sustainability related or supporting research (updated December 2015) 
Clarkson’s complete STARS report through AASHE

Climate Action Planning

2005-2015 Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Campus Commuter survey results (2010 & 2015)
Campus Utility Use spreadsheet
Clarkson Solar PV - Dashboard
Clarkson Solar PV - Detailed data spreadsheet

Completed Student Project Reports


Sustainability Fund

The 2 MW solar PV installation at the Potsdam airport is generating approximately 10% of Clarkson’s electricity demand.  The energy dashboard provides real-time power production and cumulative energy generation More detailed archived data is available for education and research purposes. Please contact for access details

STARS Summary Graph
Clarkson received a STARS GOLD Rating in 2016.  This acknowledges accomplishments we’ve made in integrating sustainability across all of campus activities, especially in academic areas.