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Oct 31,2012
This year’s Power Down Challenge will run from Wednesday, October 31 – Sunday, November 18. The original start date was changed due to Hurricane Sandy....Read more »
Oct 26,2012

Sustainability efforts at the University of Pennsylvania were featured in an October report on WHYY. This story was carried by a number of NPR stations nationwide.

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Oct 10,2012

The Power Down Challenge is a three-week building energy reduction competition that raises awareness about daily conservation actions. Much like last Fall, the 2012 Power Down Challenge will set...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

The principle of using everything in moderation can be wisely applied to Penn's thirst for...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Following approval in the Spring by Penn's Board of Trustees, the University has sold $300...Read more »

Aug 22,2012

Since 2007, when Penn became the first Ivy League university to sign the American College and University President's Climate Commitment, Penn has been dedicated to promoting initiatives and...Read more »

Jan 12,2012

The Penn Ice Rink was awarded a grant from Penn's Green Fund for the installation of a water density system that will reduce the rink's energy usage and provide an improved ice product to...Read more »

Dec 15,2011

Congratulations to the Quad College Houses (Fisher Hassenfeld, Riepe, and Ware) and the Franklin Building for their victories in this fall's Power Down Challenge, a three-week energy conservation...Read more »

Oct 10,2011

Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services has begun upgrading approximately 500 existing campus walkway lights to use LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs and new higher efficiency ballasts. The...Read more »

Aug 9,2011

Although we’re nearing the end of the summer, the heat is still on in the Philadelphia region. Here are some actions you can take that will help conserve energy on campus and cut the cost of your...Read more »

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