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Power Down Challenge Begins February 3

January 30, 2014

Who will win this year's campus electricity reduction competition? Do your best by turning off lights, powering down your devices and appliances, and layering up your clothing for cold weather. All Penn College Houses and seven non-residential buildings are in the running this year to be named Power Down Champions.

Students can learn more about saving energy and kick off their competition at an event on Monday, Feb. 3, at 5 PM in Houston Hall. Pick up some helpful materials and learn what prizes are available for 2014 Power Down winners!

Learn more about the 2014 Power Down Challenge on the Green Campus Partnership website.

Fact

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

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