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Campus prepares for winter holiday energy savings

12.11.2013 |

Campus prepares for winter holiday energy savings Facing a $1.5 million reduction in its utility budget, NC State University is extending its annual Winter Holiday Energy-Saving Initiative as a major cost-saving effort. During the winter holiday when most of campus is closed, NC State saves energy by lowering temperatures in most campus buildings and turning […]


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NC State innovative campus garden earns City of Raleigh award

11.22.2013 |

A student-designed and constructed landscape is yet another example of NC State’s campus becoming a living lab for students.


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Engineering student’s design reduces NC State water use

11.12.2013 |

Engineering student’s design reduces NC State water use NC State will save up to 5 million gallons of water per year thanks to a water recovery project designed by a student intern working at the university’s Cates Central Utility Plant. This summer Blake Henard, a mechanical engineering student at the University of South Carolina, came […]


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NC State generates energy, water savings

10.28.2013 |

NC State’s 2013 Energy and Water Report reveals savings.


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NCSU Homecoming is certified sustainable

10.18.2013 |

Wolfpack Homecoming earns sustainable event certification One of the nation’s largest student-led homecomings is now a certified sustainable event. This year’s NC State “Red, White and Wolfpack”-themed Homecoming festivities have earned Wolfpack Certified Green recognition at the highest level. The certification is offered by the University Sustainability Office for events that incorporate sustainable choices involving […]

Omega Psi Phi earns inaugural Greek Life sustainability award

10.17.2013 |

At the annual Greek Life Awards on Oct. 16, Omega Psi Phi took home NC State’s first-ever Most Sustainable Chapter Award.


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App-based contest energizes Energy Action Month at NC State

10.03.2013 |

App-based contest energizes Energy Action Month at NC State Throughout the month of October, NC State students, faculty and staff can hit the switch, pull the plug and power down electronics to save energy and win prizes. Using Joulebug, a free mobile app available for Android and Apple smartphones, the campus community can collect pins […]


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Alternative Vehicle Showcase to fuel energy awareness

09.20.2013 |

Filled your gas tank with nearly $4-a-gallon gas lately?


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Wolfpack football recycling tops 58,000 pounds

09.16.2013 |

Wolfpack football recycling tops 58,000 pounds Wolfpack football fans are recycling at an all-time high – 53 percent more in 2012 than the previous year. At home football games in 2012, the WE Recycle program collected more than 58,000 pounds of recyclables. Already at the first two home games of the 2013 football season, 24,000 […]


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Pack men’s soccer game to kick sustainability to next level

09.09.2013 |

Pack men’s soccer game to kick sustainability to next level As the Pack faces Clemson University in the first major Atlantic Coast Conference showdown of the 2013 season, NC State will also make sustainability a goal of the Sept. 14 game. In partnership with the 5 Rights Football Club, the Pack is increasing sustainability efforts […]


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