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Mar 20,2013

The Models of Excellence program is a reminder of the incredible impact that staff contributions have on Penn's success each day.  This year, Ken Ogawa, FRES Executive Director for Operations...Read more »

Feb 8,2013

M.I. (Move-In) GREEN is Penn’s move-in engagement program dedicated to environmental sustainability. The program gives upperclass environmental leaders the...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

This fall, Penn Transit introduced a new vehicle to increase ridership capacity, improve handicap accessibility, provide a smoother service for riders, and expand the number of lower emission...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

In a contest where one must save to win, Stouffer College House and the Jaffe History of Art Building totaled out as 2012 champions of the University’s three-week Power Down Challenge energy...Read more »

Oct 31,2012

Due to office closures related to Hurricaine Sandy, the Fall 2012 Green Fund deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND AT 5PM.

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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 »

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