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.
Jun. 30, 2015—Remember to power down before you leave the office for an extended period over the July Fourth holiday. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.
Jun. 30, 2014—As temperatures climb into the 90s and higher this summer, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to do their part to reduce energy consumption on campus and at the medical center.
Jan. 23, 2014—Energy conservation measures taken on the Vanderbilt campus during December’s Energy Bowl Challenge resulted in more than $200,000 in energy savings, according to Vanderbilt Plant Operations and the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office.
Jan. 23, 2014—As the weekend approaches, extreme cold temperatures are forecast for the Middle Tennessee area. As a result, various public utilities have asked that Vanderbilt University reduce its energy consumption to prevent strain on the power grid. The university will comply with this request by reducing heat to certain common areas of university buildings during the...
Dec. 20, 2013—The University Central building that reduces its energy consumption by the greatest percentage over winter break will win a pizza party.
Dec. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Plant Services and Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) are hosting “Go Green for the Holidays,” an energy conservation contest open to research labs during the final two weeks of December.
Sep. 3, 2013—New Green Lights screens at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will display real-time energy use for each residence hall and tell students if the building is meeting its pre-determined energy savings goal.