As for other sustainability efforts, Garner said there has been a push to change the way in which people live their lives, based on the examples set by other college campuses.
University solar panels shine as example in green energy initiatives
The solar panels, situated on 27 acres in West Windsor Township, are home to one of the University's green energy initiatives. Seventy-five percent of the panels are tracking panels that will adjust to absorb as much sun as possible. The remaining 25 percent do not track the sunlight and therefore face south in order to maximize absorption. Surrounded by a fence on all sides to protect the fields, the grass in the fields is a special blend that won't grow taller than two feet in order to minimize energy used by mowing the grass.
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