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December 18, 2014

DKE and Fiji win the 2014 Greek House Power Down Challenge  in percent reduction and gross reduction respectively.Read more »

December 18, 2014

Illustrating best practices for Green Living, this video entertains and informs about a sustainable lifestyle at Penn.Read more »

December 17, 2014

The Green Living program at Penn, which encourages and rewards students for living an environmentally sustainable lifestyle, is the subject of a case study published on the AASHE (Association for...Read more »

December 2, 2014

Braving a damp, drizzly day, volunteers joined Penn’s Urban Park staff to plant trees as part of a new fruit orchard in Penn Park.  Designed for research, this orchard will...Read more »

December 2, 2014

The partnership between Penn and the Philadelphia Orchard Project continues to grow.  In September, nearly 20 volunteers joined POP staff to pick close to 40 lbs of crabapples from...Read more »

December 2, 2014

Wharton Operations announced in September that Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall won the Philadelphia BOMA 2014 TOBY Award – Best of the Best for Green Practices.  The Outstanding Building of the Year...Read more »

December 2, 2014

Chem ‘73, the 1973 Wing of the Chemistry Laboratories in Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences, is the first building in which a comprehensive mechanical and lighting systems renovation under...Read more »

December 2, 2014

The SAS Sustainability team started last summer a new Furniture Reuse Process in the School of Arts & Sciences. The goal is to divert serviceable SAS furniture from landfills —...Read more »

December 2, 2014

Anxious to get started “being green” after hearing about the launch of Penn’s Climate Action Plan 2.0? Then this fall’s ReThink Your Footprint campaign was the perfect way to begin....Read more »

December 2, 2014

Greek chapters at Penn have participated in their own version of the Power Down Challenge. This month-long energy reduction competition, hosted by Greek Eco-Reps in partnership with the Office of...Read more »

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There are currently 6 LEED Certified buildings on the University of Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia campus. 

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