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Mar 20,2013

Students' daily choices impact the University's overall sustainability initiatives. With the enthusiastic involvement of Stouffer College House, the Green Campus Partnership has introduced the ...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

We are spreading roots for a greener region!  This spring, Penn is partnering with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation for the third annual Creating Canopy tree giveaway.Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Sometimes it's all fun and games for hackers, developing new software to provide information or entertainment. But at the seventh PennApps  -  held January 18 - 20 - one Penn team worked in...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Wharton San Francisco's new expanded facility, located in the historic Hills Brothers Plaza at the base of the Bay Bridge, has achieved LEED CI Gold Certification. LEED (Leadership in Energy and...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

When the decision was made to relocate a kitchen to make space for two more offices in Vance Hall, Wharton's very active Green Team, led by two staff Eco-Reps, lobbied hard to have almost...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

During reconstruction work on Wharton’s Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, the project team found that the pergola trelliswork marking the Locust Walk entrance could not be saved due to signs of...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

When the Singh Center for Nanotechnology opens in the Spring, Penn will add to its campus a premier facility that integrates state-of-the-art nanocharacterization, nanofabrication, and property...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

The Penn Green Office Certification program recognizes that offices represent a significant portion of campus energy, material use and waste production. Through the Green Office Certification...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Some of the most sustainable construction work on campus doesn’t always have the highest profile. Oftentimes doing significant maintenance and upgrades to existing buildings can produce a “greener...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Four more sustainable projects will have a genesis on Penn’s campus, thanks to the University’s Green Fund. These newly green-lighted projects include food waste composting at the Penn Museum and...Read more »

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The Swine Teaching and Research Center at Penn’s New Bolton Center has capacity to meet 10-12% of its energy needs using solar power.

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