Winthrop University: Office of Sustainability - Energy - Resources


Discover other energy saving strategies and technologies.

  • Carbon Footprint Calculators - A carbon footprint is a measure of direct emissions of greenhouse gasses (GHG) through transport, land clearance, manufacturing, and the production and consumption of food, fuels, consumables, wood, roads, buildings, and services that cause climate change into the atmosphere. What is your carbon footprint? The following links will calculate your carbon footprint after answering various questions about how you live.  
  • Clean Air Carolina - "Clean Air Carolina envisions a future in which residents understand the connection between clean air and physical health and are working to ensure NC's air quality meets or exceeds science-based air quality standards that protect public, environmental, and economic health.
  • Ecological Footprint Calculators - Your ecological footprint is a measure of bio-capacity or human demand on the planet's ecosystems and associated waste generated; the measure of how much land and ocean is necessary to maintain the resources humans consume and ultimately dispose of.  Do you know what your ecological footprint is?  The following links will calculate your carbon footprint after answering various questions about how you live.  
  • Energy Saver Tool (SC Energy Office) - The Energy Saver Tool can help determine what opportunities may be available to you for the home or buiness.
  • U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) provides topical, timely, short articles with energy news and information you can understand and use. Our experts explain topical data, analysis, issues, and trends to build your understanding of energy issues.
  • Green Power Partnership - Works with a wide variety of leading organizations from Fortune 500 companies to local, state, and federal governments, and a growing number of colleges and universities. The following top partner rankings highlight the annual green power use of leading Green Power Partners within the United States and across individual industry sectors.
  • South Carolina Energy Office - Provides a broad range of resources designed to help citizens, businesses, and public entities save energy - and money - through greater efficiency, better information and enhanced environmental quality.

Last Updated: 7/13/22