SPARTA - Students Planning Advanced Retrofit Technology Applications
To provide the university with sound retrofit technology solutions and students with an understanding of renewable energy.
Mission Statement: To provide the university with sound retrofit technology solutions and students with an understanding of renewable energy.
Scope: SPARTA was developed for the purpose of involving MSU students in a solutions based approach to help solve the University's energy paradigm by using the tools of experiential learning, analytical planning and campus wide cooperation. Education and research are at the core of SPARTA's ideals. The students will be using the skill sets of experts to find solutions that are specific to the needs of the selected candidate buildings. SPARTA's mission is to determine the most cost effective retrofit technology applications for the targeted buildings around MSU campus by utilizing the research and consultation of professors, staff, administration, and creative undergraduate and graduate students. SPARTA is dedicating its resources to create an educational system that proactively trains students who will design a more sustainable future.