Archive for February 17th, 2012

Campus Energy Upgrades are Underway!

Friday, February 17th, 2012

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 directs that states focus funding on energy efficiency and renewable energy.  Thus, additional funding for Oregon’s State Energy Program (SEP) has increased and calls for directing funds to energy efficiency retrofits of buildings and supporting renewable energy projects. The goals of the SEP are to increase [...]

OSU, UP students join national efficiency competition

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Students in University of Portland’s LEED Gold-certified Fields and Schoenfeldt Halls will compete to try to save the most electricity and water.
Students at the University of Portland and Oregon State University are joining a national competition this month, going head to to head with students at schools around the country to reduce their electricity and [...]