Thursday, May 2, 2013

UNC Chapel Hill Morrison Residence Hall competed in the 2013 Campus Conservation Nationals competition organized by Lucid, USGBC Center for Green Schools, NWF, and ASE.  Morrison Residence Hall was one of the top five schools with the greatest average percent reduction in electricity. Savings ranged from 16-19% reductions across all participating buildings.
This year more than 300,000 students at 120 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada collectively saved 2,114,844 kilowatt-hours of electricity — equivalent to averting 2,426,040 pounds of CO2 from the atmosphere and saving $160,000. Students also saved nearly 1,681,241 million gallons of water, or the equivalent of 11,208 hours of shower use.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

UNC Energy Management Celebrates Savings

UNC at Chapel Hill announced today that its NC Area Health Education Center, Tarrson Hall and Neurosciences Building successfully crossed the finish line in EPA’s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings.

NC Area Health Education Center reduced its energy use by more than 20 percent placing 11th overall among all 3,000 competitors for energy use reductions.  Additionally, Tarrson Hall and Neurosciences were formally recognized for placing in the top 10 percent in energy reductions.


Wednesday, April 10, 2013

UNC Morrison Competing Again

UNC Morrison Residence Hall is competing again in the Lucid Campus Conservation Nationals competition.  They have also entered a video in the National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology-Campus Conservation Nationals 2013 Video Contest.  Please vote for them at CCN Video contest tab of the  Campus Ecology facebook page.