Login to your unc.peoplepowerplanet.com account to take the 5-question survey on sustainable behaviors and earn additional points to achieve a gold or platinum badge. All participants who take the survey will win $5 in Bear Bucks! Pick up your gift card (and learn about your impact in terms of pounds of coal burned per year as part of Earth Week) on April 18th in McKee Breezeway from 11am-2pm. Participants who have earned a gold or platinum badge by April 27th will also be entered to win one of five solar powered speakers!
metric tons of CO2 reduced at University of Northern Colorado
Goal: 5,710 tC02
8,310Metric tons of CO2 saved since July 2016
|1,953||acres of new trees planted|
|1,478||cars removed from the road|
|1,142||homes removed from the grid|
Total energy savings at University of Northern Colorado
Metric Tons of Carbon Saved
% Energy Savings
Coal Impact Display a Success!
Yesterday we had a great turnout of students and staff that came to check out our coal impact display to celebrate Earth Week! Did you know that in Colorado most of our electricity comes from coal and natural gas? At UNC the average annual coal use per person is 875 lbs or 22, 42 lb bags of coal! To take action to reduce energy use and find out more ways to be more sustainable and get involved visit unc.peoplepowerplanet.com.
Earth Hour This Saturday 3/24!
UNC is participating in International Earth Hour this Saturday March 24th from 8:30-9:30pm! Please spread the word to turn out your lights for this hour and if you are on campus we are turning out the lights on Turner Green and doing some fun glow-in-the-dark activities!
A Chilly Ross Hall Tour
Thanks to UNC's facilities team and McKinstry's powerED team for a great tour of Ross Hall (on a very cold day) - the most energy-intensive building on campus due to lab equipment and fume hoods.
Ross Hall Energy Use Tour - Feb 21!
On Feburary 21st at 11am join UNC’s Facilities Team and McKinstry’s powerED Team in another “behind-the-scenes” energy use tour – this time of Ross Hall! This tour will walk students, staff, and faculty through the building’s mechanical rooms to provide insight and awareness around energy and water usage. Lunch will be included at Holmes after the tour. Please RSVP to CETL@unco.edu to reserve your spot and plan on meeting in the Ross Hall Lobby.