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April 15, 2010

The School of Medicine has made last month’s discussion on green lab practices available online through the University’s MediaSite technology. Click here to view the presentation on best practices...Read more »

April 15, 2010

The recently renovated Music Building has been recognized for a 2010 Preservation Achievement Award by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. The windows, brick, and other historic features of the...Read more »

April 15, 2010

Woodland Walk, the pathway linking Spruce and 38th Streets in front of the Quad, has recently been renovated, with final landscaping features coming this spring. The traditional Penn brick and...Read more »

April 9, 2010

Greg Johnson, Penn Current -- Buildings are responsible for 40 percent of society’s total energy consumption, burning enormous amounts of fossil fuels for light, heat, cool air and other forms...Read more »

April 9, 2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann and University representatives welcomed the sustainability coordinators from several peer institutions on Thursday as Penn hosted the annual Ivy Plus Sustainability Conference. The conference, first held...Read more »

April 7, 2010

Facilities and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce the Green Fund recipients from the Spring 2010 semester. The Penn Green Fund is a competitively awarded grant that finances...Read more »

March 25, 2010

Trishula Patel, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- In line with Penn’s sustainability initiatives, a group of students and faculty are working to solidify the curriculum for a new class on sustainability...Read more »

March 25, 2010

Heather Davis, Penn Current -- Water is ubiquitous. We bathe in it, consume it and cook with it. We paddle over it, dive into it and skim the surface of...Read more »

March 24, 2010

Vanessa Martinez, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Last week, PhillyCarShare — a company that rents cars to insured drivers over the age of 19 — announced that it will offer a...Read more »

March 23, 2010

Almanac -- Earth Hour, an initiative launched by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) three years ago, is a global call to action to take responsibility and to get involved in...Read more »

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What we plug into the walls accounts for 37% of the energy consumed on Penn's campus.

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