Faces of Sustainability

Faces of Sustainability: Mike Draughn

2014-07-01T15:10:19-04:00December 11th, 2009|Categories: Buildings, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , |

While pundits debate the causes of our changing climate, energy conservation remains the most impactful way our institution can decrease its carbon footprint as well as shield itself from rising energy costs. Mike Draughn, Wake Forest's Director for Maintenance and Utilities, is responsible for much of the energy saving measures across campus. In this interview, we [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Rick Matthews

2012-07-24T11:15:47-04:00November 2nd, 2009|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , |

“My house is my toy,” Rick Matthews, associate provost of information systems, said. His Faculty Drive home, built in 1984 may well still be the most energy efficient structure on the block over 20 years after its construction. Matthews uses super insulation to make his home comfortable year round. A former physics professor and chair of [...]

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