For Penn to achieve its goals of reducing our carbon footrprint and enhancing its overall sustainability practices engaging office staff in their workplaces is a critical component. Over the summer...Read more »
Rodin College House has begun a pilot of wireless occupancy sensors that determine the potential for improved heating and cooling efficiency in College Houses across the campus.
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Beginning the week of December 21, Penn will hold the inaugural Power Down Challenge across the University in an effort to eliminate unnecessary energy consumption over Winter Break.
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It can be difficult to buy local food in the winter months, as farmers’ markets are few and far between. One convenient option is the Philadelphia Winter Harvest, a buying...Read more »
Tuesday, November 3, gave Penn commuters a severe case of the Mondays, as thousands of University students and staff members awoke to learn the news of a strike that had...Read more »
The Penn Bookstore is now offering a new line of sustainable clothing called S.O.5. which features a variety of t-shirts and sweatshirts, all made from organic or recycled cotton or...Read more »
The University recycling rate of paper, cardboard, and commingled (glass, plastic, and metal) materials reached 23 percent from July through September, an increase from the 19 percent that was calculated...Read more »
Alison Go, Wharton Energy Club -- The Wharton Energy Club's third annual Wharton Energy Conference on October 30 featured speakers and panelists from nearly every industry and functional role.
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Heather Clancy, smartplanet.com -- Chances are you were alternately friends and enemies with the student resident advisor who was posted in your college dorm. Now, students at the University of...Read more »