The campus utility plant where NC State generates up to 30 percent of its own electricity recently hosted a U.S. Department of Energy meeting that showcased the facility’s energy-saving technology.
Why pay to heat a building when no one is inside?
As campus winds down for winter holiday, energy saving efforts are ramping up.
Greek Life chapters recognized for sustainability efforts Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Zeta Sorority and Sigma Chi Fraternity were awarded the Most Sustainable Chapter award during the annual NC State Greek Life Awards on October 20. The chapters received the recognition for launching a collaborative recycling initiative that encouraged first-year students living on Central Campus […]
One of NC State’s oldest buildings is now certified sustainable.
Campus energy efficiency improves one building at a time Speed isn’t everything in the race to reduce NC State’s energy use and costs. In fact, the latest innovation in the campus energy-saving toolbox shows that slow and steady can also win the cost-saving race. On a campus with buildings as old as 1889 and energy-intensive […]
Wolfpack football’s tailgate recycling program underway for 2014 season After recycling a record 60 tons during last season’s home football games, the Wolfpack is off to another great start in the 2014 season. Sponsored by Waste Industries since 2003, NC State’s WE Recycle program promotes recycling among football fans at Carter-Finley Stadium and the surrounding […]
This service project isn’t about planting trees; it’s about saving them.
Equipment retrofit reduces water use in campus labs A new NC State water conservation project is making campus research more water-efficient one steam sterilizer at a time. To decontaminate lab waste and clean scientific equipment, many NC State research labs use autoclaves, a steam sterilizer that can churn through more than a half a million gallons of water annually depending […]
NC State’s Talley Student Union will pilot two post-consumer composting stations this fall.