When demolishing the interior of a 17,000-square-foot office in preparation for upcoming renovation, why throw away building material that can be reused or recycled?
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If you love food, you’ll love Earth Day 2013, which will focus on sustainable food April 13-18.
This sanctuary of studying is also a sustainability superstar. Learn a few of our favorite, sustainable things about the new Hunt Library.
NC State students, faculty and staff pulled the plug, hit the switch and saved the university $281,774 in avoided energy costs during winter break.
Join the Wolfpack of energy savers by making the switch to an energy-saving smart power strip.
If you’ve ever hit the switch or pulled the plug on campus, then you’re part of a 13 percent reduction in campus energy use since 2004.
Your climate-saving efforts are paying off.
Highlights of campus sustainability progress in 2011-2012.
What campus initiative has saved NC State nearly $2 million since 2005? It’s the Winter Holiday Energy Setback, coming soon to a campus building near you. When the university is closed from December 21, 2012 through January 1, 2013, building temperature set points are lowered. NC State saves natural gas and electricity, thereby avoiding utility costs. Campus [...]
North Carolina State University has completed an 11 megawatt combined heat and power, or cogeneration, facility that is expected to generate $4.3 million of energy savings in the first year of operation. The recently-completed renovation of Cates Utility Plant on campus increases the facility’s efficiency by roughly 35 percent. It is also expected to reduce [...]