Energy, Utilities and Sustainability

FDO's Committment to Sustainability

SJSU and FDO are Committed to Sustainability

Facilities Development and Operations' Energy Utilities and Engineering unit, complies with exemplary state-wide energy policies, such as:

California Assembly Bill 32, which mandates:

  • Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions to 1990 levels by 2020
  • Reduction to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050

CSU Executive Order 987

  • Requires the California State University system to achieve a reduction in campus energy use (measured in BTU/Square Foot of building space) to be 15% below fiscal year 2003/04 consumption by fiscal year 2009/10.
  • SJSU achieved this goal in 2008

Campus policies:

Build new buildings to at least LEED Silver standards

SJSU Sustainability Report: