Reducing Emissions

Emphasize and plan a quality pedestrian campus environment; encourage use of bicycling and public transportation for commuting, and provide safe, efficient local transportation services

Green Fund Projects

Williams Hall Ground Floor Classroom LED Installation

Funding for the installation of LED lighting in 12 heavily used classrooms in Williams Hall. This project is part of a long-term goal of replacing fluorescent and incandescent lighting with LED lighting in all Central Pool classrooms. LED lights will reduce both labor and replacement costs in addition to classroom energy consumption.

Project Leader: 
Don Calcagni, Assoc. Director Classroom & VPUL Facilities
Project Sponsor: 
Don Calcagni and Dennis DeTurck, Faculty Chair, Provost’s Classroom Facilities Review Committee


Penn President Amy Gutmann was the first Ivy League President to sign the Presidents' Climate Commitment.