The Higher Education Institutions through its physical structure, in isolated buildings or in a campus, allow the evaluation of the urban and environmental impact by a sustainable assessment. This research shows the actual usage of the natural resources in the buildings of Universidade de Passo Fundo – UPF, related to the aspects of water and energy consumption, and the management of solid and liquid residues, reinforcing the university role in the sustainable development, and, at the same time, allows the inclusion of UPF in the “ECOCAMPUS” group, it means, universities which look for their own sustainability in all of their daily activities (Education, research and management). Therefore, must contribute for a diagnostic of the conditions of the whole building stock of the University, through the application of a methodology according to the principles of the Environmental and Energy Audit.
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