Energy News

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 »

Apr 6,2011

Following a recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation designed to modernize the property’s 238 guest rooms and suites, The Hilton Inn at Penn was awarded a $100,000 energy improvement...Read more »

Jan 20,2011

Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services has announced the selection of several Energy Reduction Fund projects that are currently being implemented across the campus. The Energy Reduction Fund,...Read more »

Jan 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 than pledge; their efforts...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

A two-week competition organized by the Fels Institute of Government and funded by a Penn Green Fund grant ended last week after reducing energy consumption in two of the three high rise buildings...Read more »

Sep 23,2010

In an effort to make progress towards the Climate Action Plan goal to reduce campus energy consumption 17% by 2014, Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) has created the Energy...Read more »

Sep 23,2010

The U.S. Department of Energy has designated October as National Energy Awareness Month, so the Green Campus Partnership is advising on the top 10 actions you can incorporate into your daily...Read more »

Jul 26,2010

This summer’s Power Down Challenge held on June 17 proved to be a huge success and exceeded the high expectations of Penn Facilities staff. Conducted by the Green Campus Partnership, in...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

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

Mar 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 leading the way...Read more »

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