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Saving Energy for the Holidays

December 17, 2015

Shut down desktop and laptop computers unless instructed otherwise by IT or administrative staff. If your computer, speakers, phone charger, etc., are all on one power strip, turn off the power strip after shutting down your computer.
Unplug nonessential equipment such as copiers, fax machines, printers, scanners, and chargers. Most equipment draws electricity even when turned off.
Unplug all appliances, including coffee makers, microwaves, televisions, and radios. Like office equipment, many appliances use electricity even when turned off.

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Before you leave for Thanksgiving Break

November 24, 2015

Before you leave for Thanksgiving Break, remember to take note of these simple ways to save energy on campus: Shut down desktop and laptop computers unless instructed otherwise by IT or administrative staff. If your computer, speakers, phone charger, etc., are all on one power strip, turn off the power strip after shutting down your computer.
Unplug nonessential equipment such as copiers, fax machines, printers, scanners, and chargers since most equipment draws electricity even when turned off.

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Solar Panel Installation on Graham Student Union

October 20, 2015

With help from various industry groups, the Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee paid for the installation of 19.8 kW solar panel system on the roof of the Graham Student Union. The system consists of 64 panels and can produce up to 24,000 kWh of energy each year. For more information,…

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Just a few weeks ago…

July 27, 2015

Just a few weeks ago, most of the UNC Energy Management office went to the Appalachian Energy Summit on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Over the course of the three day conference, representatives from UNC system schools, private schools in North Carolina, schools outside of the…

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The 2014-2015 school year is over

May 27, 2015

The 2014-2015 school year is over and that means the 2015-2016 school year is right around the corner. In order to prepare for their transition from high school to life at UNC, newly admitted students and their parents will be attending First-Year Orientation starting next week. Of course, the usual…

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