Join the Wolfpack of energy savers by making the switch to an energy-saving smart power strip.
Two NC State alumni have turned traditional social events into fundraising streams that are helping improve communities. While bartending and playing music in Raleigh nightclubs, alumnus Doc Hendley envisioned using benefit wine events to raise money for clean water and sanitation projects worldwide. Now, Hendley, who was named one of the Top 10 CNN Heroes [...]
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.
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 [...]
Share the ride with Zimride What you most likely didn’t learn in kindergarten was that sharing can save you money. And that’s the beauty of Zimride, a fun and easy way to share the seats in your car or catch a ride. With Zimride, you can find NC State friends, classmates and coworkers going the same way [...]
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Campus Sustainability Day is on Friday, September 21, 2012.
NC State aims for “One Less Cup” with new reusable “Bring Your Own Cup” tumblers.