Have you ever wondered why most buildings on campus have a set of double doors at their entrance? The area between the doors is called a vestibule and it acts to keep you more comfortable and to save energy.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. See you in January!
We apologize, but Green Caffeine has been cancelled due to extreme cold weather. We hope everyone stays warm!
Kenneth Hersch, Co-Founder and CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management and founder of the Global Adaptation Index, will be speaking in the Atrium of the Mendoza College of Business on Thursday Dec. 12th at 6:30 PM.
It is easy to get lost in finals preparation or in the winter weather and to forget about the little things. This is why December’s Dorm Energy Championship theme is vampire energy.
Karen Weigert, Chief Sustainability Officer of the City of Chicago, spoke to a packed room in Fitzpatrick Hall on Tuesday on the topic of “Sustainability in Chicago: A Livable, Competitive and Sustainable City."
Waste-Free Wednesdays are held at both dining halls during the month of November and encourage students to take only what they need and to avoid wasting food.
What could be sweeter than Candy Crush?! We’ll tell you…Green Office Certification! To date, twenty offices and one division have already earned the distinction of being Green Certified. Who will be next?
It is no longer avoidable, winter is coming. Many students returned to campus from Fall Break with their winter clothes in tow leading us to highlight our November theme, laundry.
The recently completed installation of state-of-the-art LED lighting in the Purcell Pavilion arena at the Joyce Center has reduced energy consumption by 73% while improving light levels and controllability.
On October 10th and 11th, downtown South Bend’s DoubleTree Hotel will host GreenTown Michiana, a community-wide conference focused on enhancing sustainability throughout the region.
Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are invited to bring their bikes and receive God’s blessing for safety and health in their biking at 12:30pm on Friday Oct. 4th at the Fr. Sorin Statue on South Quad.
All members of the campus community are invited to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis, patron saint of the environment, on Friday October 4th.
The Leprechaun Legion has announced that the dorm with the greatest number of commitments to sustainable practices will get to choose a charity that will receive a donation from the Kelly Cares Foundation.