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Going Back to School Sustainably

Aug 16, 2016
New students and those returning to campus this fall can prepare to live sustainably by thinking about the environment when shopping and packing for the new academic year.
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Gearing Up for the Battle of the Buildings

Aug 16, 2016
This fall, Northwestern will compete in the ENERGY STAR Battle of the Buildings, a national competition that engages building managers in a 90-day challenge to see how much energy they can save.
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Northwestern Recognized for Green Power Use

Aug 16, 2016
The U.S. EPA has released its updated Green Power Partnership top partner rankings, and Northwestern came in seventh among green power users in the higher education sector. Northwestern purchases or generates green power equal to half of the University’s total annual electricity consumption.

Kresge Hall Opens with New Green Features

Aug 16, 2016
This August, faculty and staff started moving into the newly renovated Kresge Hall. The renovation was planned with sustainability in mind, and the project team is pursuing LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
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