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January 20, 2011

To support the Climate Action Plan goal of lowering the University’s carbon footprint, Penn Parking Services is designating five percent of its parking spaces in garages for electric/hybrid vehicles.

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January 20, 2011

The Wharton School recently concluded a Fall 2010 pilot project that replaced the deskside trash bins of over 50 staff members in Vance Hall with paper recycling bins. In addition...Read more »

January 20, 2011

As Penn students headed off for winter break this December, many took the pledge to turn down, turn off, or unplug appliances in their rooms. Turns out they did more...Read more »

November 30, 2010

The Department of Architecture has announced it will offer a new one-year degree, a Master in Environmental Building Design (MEBD). The new degree will extend and deepen the...Read more »

November 30, 2010

In October, Penn was honored with the first Climate Leadership Award for Institutional Excellence by Second Nature at the 4th Annual American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment Summit in...Read more »

November 30, 2010

With a grade of A- from the Sustainable Endowments Institute's College Sustainability Report Card for 2011, the University of Pennsylvania continues to rank among the top U.S. and Canadian colleges...Read more »

November 30, 2010

Seven new sustainability projects have been selected to receive support from the Penn Green Fund after the Fall 2010 application period came to a close on October 29. The new...Read more »

November 30, 2010

With the launch of the Climate Action Plan in September 2009 the University of Pennsylvania, the first Ivy League signatory of the Presidents’ Climate Commitment, has become a leading voice...Read more »

November 30, 2010

This fall, Business Services launched its Sustainable Transportation Initiative with the goal of decreasing the number of cars driven to campus by providing information about alternative modes of transportation and...Read more »

November 30, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania’s Board of Trustees recently approved the design for Shoemaker Green, an $8 million open space project off 33rd Street between Franklin Field and the Palestra that...Read more »

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By turning down a thermostat by 1 degree, you can save 3% on your home energy bill.

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