2016 Projects

(15/16 Academic Year)

In 2016, PGF funded the Green Roof Research project on the Rappahannock Parking Deck roof. This project aims to design and test various green roof elements with water and energy sensors to determine the impact of green roof design tradeoffs for reducing stormwater runoff and energy usage.

Project TitleProject Leader(s)Award AmountProjectPlaceStatus
Organic Turf PilotJ. Storvick$5,000Infrastructure: Pilot organic turf managementFairfax CampusSmaller pilot in process in Potomac Heights Vegetable Garden
Green Roof ResearchP. Houser$20,000Research: Green roof elementsFairfax CampusResearch in progress on Rappahannock Parking Deck roof
Smoking Urn PilotJ. Walker and B. Ericson$6,500Infrastructure: Smoking urns and 25' signage Fairfax CampusIn production
Climate Control AnalyticsA. O'Connor$832Research: HVAC toolFairfax Campus
Fairfax-Area Household Canvassing as a Climate Change Communication Strategy C. Clarke$500ResearchFairfax CampusCompleted