Faculty Advisor

Shim, Eunmi

Faculty Advisor

Shockey, Ingrid K

Project Center

Worcester, MA


Following nationwide trends, the Greek Alumni Council at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute has commissioned a study to raise awareness of environmental issues within the Greek community. The project consisted of a professional energy audit of 2 houses, walk-through audits of all remaining 19 houses Greek houses, a focus group, and substantial background research. The project concluded with a manual of recommendations that was presented to each chapter house ranging from low-cost improvements to capital projects. Overall, the project aimed to contribute to the movement of the academic community towards sustainable energy use.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

December 2008

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs