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UNC Bioinformatics Building Currently in 3rd Place at the Halfway Mark of the 2013 Battle of the Buildings

March 13, 2014

At the Midway Point of the 2013 EPA's Energy Star National Building Competition, UNC Bioinfomatics held strong in 3rd place among the 3,200 competitors. The 31.45% reduction in energy use comes just one year after a complete renovation of the building's Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling System (HVAC).

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2013 Awards and Recognition

December 31, 2013

UNC Genome Sciences Building placed 1st in the 2013 Design Excellence Awards in Education from the American Society of Interior Designers and won the USGBC North Carolina Chapter 2013 Thomas Edison Award for Sustainability. The Energy Conservation Team won the 2013 State Energy Office Utility Savings Initiative Leadership Award. Morrison…

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UNC-Chapel Hill Morrison Residence Hall competed in the 2013 Campus Conservation Nationals competition

May 2, 2013

UNC-Chapel Hill Morrison Residence Hall competed in the 2013 Campus Conservation Nationals competition organized by Lucid, USGBC Center for Green Schools, NWF, and ASE.  Morrison Residence Hall was one of the top five schools with the greatest average percent reduction in electricity. Savings ranged from 16-19% reductions across all participating buildings. This…

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UNC Energy Management Celebrates Savings

April 23, 2013

UNC at Chapel Hill announced today that its NC Area Health Education Center, Tarrson Hall and Neurosciences Building successfully crossed the finish line in EPA’s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. NC Area Health Education Center reduced its energy use by more than 20 percent placing…

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UNC Morrison Competing Again

April 10, 2013

UNC Morrison Residence Hall is competing again in the Lucid Campus Conservation Nationals competition. They have also entered a video in the National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology-Campus Conservation Nationals 2013 Video Contest.  Please vote for them at CCN Video contest tab of the Campus Ecology Facebook page.

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