Saving the Environment - and Some Green
St. Louis Review | Jennifer Brinker | September 19, 2013
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary is going green — with a sprinkling of yellow and a dash of orange and blue, too. Earlier this month, the seminary completed installation of a new solar array system in an effort to conserve energy and reduce electricity costs.
In addition, the seminary has established a native wildlife habitat throughout its 44-acre campus, through an agreement with the Missouri Department of Conservation. The habitat also is expected to save the seminary on maintenance costs.
Both efforts are opportunities for the seminary to participate in green initiatives that will provide both environmental and economical benefits, said Randy Rathert, director of the archdiocesan Office of Building and Real Estate, who helped oversee the two projects...
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