"The Horticulture Center Complex will be the first green building at the 167-acre arboretum, ... The new center will seek LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council."
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"The Ivy League purchased a total of 222 million kilowatt-hours of green electricity, with the University of Pennsylvania alone accounting for 193 million kilowatt-hours, making it the largest academic...Read more »
By the completion of our sustainability plan in 2009, we expect to unveil additional programs including continued participation in sustainable energy," Anne Papageorge, Vice President for Facilities and Real Estate...Read more »
“The role Dan will play is enormously important to the University as we develop our long range plan for sustainability. He has already been a leader among his peers in...Read more »
"The nonprofit was founded by five people to make getting around without a car easier. They hoped that doing that would reduce car ownership, thereby forcing people to drive less...Read more »
Every day thousands of students pass through the Green, hustling to classes, social events and dorms. Which is why the organizers of Penn's participation in this year's nationwide Recyclemania contest...Read more »
"It's hard to point to where one could make improvements if we don't have kind of a finer idea of where the energy's actually going," [Jamie] Lee said.
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"We see it as kind of closing the ecological cycle between when you use a product and consume it and it generates waste, and then turn the waste back into...Read more »