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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for July 4 holiday

Jun. 27, 2019—VU Plant Operations and the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office are reminding faculty, staff and students to power down before leaving the office or home for the July 4 holiday. Small, collective efforts can have a large impact across the entire university.

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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for Winter Break

Dec. 17, 2018—Remember to power down before you leave the office or your home for an extended period over Winter Break. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.

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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for the holiday break

Nov. 19, 2018—Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.

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Slay energy vampires this Halloween

Oct. 30, 2018—As little ghosts and ghouls prepare to come out in search of Halloween treats, be sure you don’t have any silent menaces lurking around your office or home tricking you into using extra energy.

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Remember to power down before the holiday

Jul. 2, 2018—Don’t forget to power down before leaving the office or home for the holiday week, especially with the hot temperatures.

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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for the holidays

Dec. 18, 2017—Remember to power down before you leave the office or your home for an extended period over the holidays. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.

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SustainVU: Slay energy vampires this Halloween

Oct. 27, 2017—Are energy vampires lurking around your home or office, tricking you into using extra energy? Find out which electronics are the culprits.

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Remember to power down before leaving for the holiday

Jun. 29, 2017—Let the fireworks be the only thing lighting up the sky this holiday weekend! Don’t forget to power down before you leave the office for the long weekend or your home for any extended period this summer, especially with hot temperatures.

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Don’t forget to power down before fall break

Oct. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt community members who are going to be away from their residence hall, office or home for an extended period of time over fall break should remember to power down before they leave. Doing so is a great way to reduce energy consumption and its impact on the environment.

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Tips for beating the heat: Save energy on campus and at home

Jul. 26, 2016—As the thermostat tops out this summer, don’t let your energy use follow the same trend.

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Power down before leaving for the holiday

Jun. 28, 2016—Let fireworks be the only thing lighting up the sky this holiday weekend.

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Hawkins Field outfitted with energy-saving LED lights

Apr. 28, 2016—Hawkins Field, home of Vanderbilt’s national championship baseball team, has replaced all existing High-Intensity Discharge (HID) fixtures on the field with fewer Light-Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.

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