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Power Down 2019

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fagin hall
February 12, 2016

Interested in how we can better “nurse” sustainability on campus? We stopped by Fagin Hall to talk with Lucia DiNapoli, Executive Assistant to the Dean of Nursing...Read more »

Ben Franklin statue
February 12, 2016

From College Hall to Leidy, the School of Arts and Sciences can be found across a wide variety of campus buildings. To discuss the challenges surrounding sustainability...Read more »

SEAS building
February 9, 2016

What’s the deal with that awesome new orange building? How about those water filling stations? What’s a recycling center? For all these questions and more, we took...Read more »

model of Philadelphia
February 9, 2016

LEED [Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design] is a well-known standard for certifying green buildings, but what does it really mean when buildings are LEED Certified? Why...Read more »

Penn Orb
February 5, 2016

Making electricity visible. That’s the aim of the student-run PennOrb, a startup launched by Penn students two years ago to “help you save energy by showing how...Read more »

students supporting power down
February 5, 2016

Founded in Fall 2011, Penn Sustainability Review (or PSR) is a student-run, peer-reviewed online and print publication, focused on energy policy, sustainability, and environmental issues. They are...Read more »

Operations Control Center
January 30, 2016

How does Penn manage energy usage across campus? What are Red Days? Steam and chilled water? Energy at Penn gets complicated, so we tracked down the men...Read more »

Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities
January 29, 2016

One of Penn’s newest environmental groups has certainly made a splash, quite literally that is. With innovative projects like Wetland, a sustainable barge, the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities...Read more »

Wharton Building
January 29, 2016

From Huntsman Hall to Joe’s Café, the staff in Wharton Operations works hard to make sure everything from scheduling to lighting in these buildings functions without a...Read more »

Cornelia Colijn
January 25, 2016

In its second year, the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy is changing the energy landscape and providing a forum for discussion on critical energy and policy issues....Read more »


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