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Where is everyone at Energy Management?!

July 30, 2014

Hello all, On Tuesday morning, I walked into Energy Management’s section of the Giles F. Horney Building, and I was immediately struck by an eerie silence. The office doors were shut, the lights were off, and no one was bustling about as usual. Where could everyone at Energy Management be?! The…

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EPA Energy Star National Building Competition 2014 Update

July 11, 2014

Yesterday, EPA announced the beginning of the 2014 Energy Star National Building Competition and UNC has entered once again. Four buildings-Eddie Smith Field House, Bioinformatics Building, Rosenau Hall, and Henry Stadium - are in the running to reduce their energy expenditure by the highest percentage possible.

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What does Energy Management DO?

June 27, 2014

Hi Everyone! As a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I consider myself well-acquainted with student organizations, campus landmarks, and academic buildings; however,I have to admit that I haven’t acquired as much knowledge about administrative departments here at the university. That’s why I want to take…

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New Scientific Freezers Available for Rent

June 18, 2014

The UNC Facilities Services Scientific Refrigeration Department is proud to announce one of its efforts to win the 2014 National Freezer Challenge through participation in the UNC Green Lab Challenge with the purchase of six -80⁰C rental freezer units. These new freezers, which are the most efficient in their class, can be…

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Summer Do’s and Don’ts

June 13, 2014

Hello everyone! As the summer approaches, it’s important to think about how the weather affects our energy and resource usage. Your first instinct may be to throw open the windows, crank up the air conditioning, and turn on the sprinklers. While this is tempting, here’s our list of what you…

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Just in time for Earth Day

April 22, 2014

Just in time for Earth Day: We crossed the finish line of EPA’s 2013 National Building Competition! UNC Energy Management cut energy waste by 39.6%, saving over $500,000 in energy costs in 2013! Together, with more than 3,000 other competitors, we saved more than $100 million in energy costs and…

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