Reference

Whether you’re looking for the definition of Biodiesel, searching for the National Council for Science and the Environment, or just browsing for sustainability-related information, this section contains some useful tools.

  • For broad sustainability definitions visit the Glossary of Terms
  • For lighting definitions visit Lighting Glossary of Terms
  • For a specific article that has run on campus, check out the Archives page, which houses posted articles in reverse chronological order
  • Want to brush up on some global statistics? Search through some of the most well respected private and public organizations under useful links
  • Visit tips for a quick guide on how to reduce your carbon footprint

If there’s something that you cannot find on our site, contact us, or stop by sustainability@BU located at 120 Ashford Street in West Campus. Visitors are welcome to check out books from our sustainability library. Our library contains some good reads, from the fun and informative, to in-depth training courses, and even environmentally focused films. If we don’t have what you are looking for, and you have exhausted the University’s library resources, we’ll make every effort to connect you to the right place. Here is a small sampling of the resources we currently have:

  • LEED Green Associate Study Guide
  • LEED AP Study Guide