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Saving Energy For The Holidays

December 17, 2014

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.

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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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