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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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No one really thinks about light bulbs until they burn out

April 17, 2015

No one really thinks about light bulbs until they burn out and you are sitting in the dark. This is seriously unfortunate since light sources require a significant amount of energy to run and can end up costing a lot of money.

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The cold weather finally seems to have left Chapel Hill

April 8, 2015

The cold weather finally seems to have left Chapel Hill and I think that is something that all of us can be happy about. Now that things have warmed up, it becomes very tempting to open your windows and let the nice spring breeze circulate. Although this may seem like…

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Saving Energy for The Holidays 2014

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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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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