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A Climate for Change Research, Reflection, and Action around Climate Change

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on April 11, 2017
A Climate for Change Research, Reflection, and Action around Climate Change

AMHERST, Mass. – Despite a late spring snowstorm, it was standing room only for The University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries’ “A Climate for Change: Research, Reflection and Action around Climate Change,” on Saturday, April 1 at the W. E. B. Du Bois Library. The event featured a Sustainability Showcase of campus-based initiatives, talks by UMass […]

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New Trimble Technology Lab Gift to UMass Amherst Expands Training and Research for Building Design and Fabrication

New Trimble Technology Lab Gift to UMass Amherst Expands Training and Research for Building Design and Fabrication

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and AMHERST, Mass., – A significant in-kind gift from Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) will expand the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s leadership in training and research in 3D building design, digital fabrication and the sustainable built environment. Partnering with Trimble allows UMass Amherst to more fully integrate across its curricula the technological tools that are […]

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Leading by Example, Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on January 19, 2017
Leading by Example, Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts

The UMass System has been awarded the 2016 Leading by Example (LBE) Award from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER). On December 6, 2016 the University was honored at the 10th Annual Leading by Example Award ceremony at the State House in Boston. According to the award guidelines, Commonwealth agencies, public higher education institutions, […]

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Grey Heller Mobilization Effort for Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell Campuses

Filed in Collaboration, Efficiency, Featured, General by , and on September 20, 2016
Grey Heller Mobilization Effort for Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell Campuses

  It all started back in early 2014 when a task force was formed for the Student Application Services group to discuss the UMass student’s user experience. From a user population hosted by UMass/IdM, the student application has the largest number of users at all times of the day all year long. That being said, […]

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UMass Amherst Installing Solar Panels to Reduce Emissions and Cut Electricity Costs

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on July 28, 2016
UMass Amherst Installing Solar Panels to Reduce Emissions and Cut Electricity Costs

AMHERST, Mass. ­– The University of Massachusetts Amherst has embarked on a major solar energy initiative that will cut its electric bills by $6.2 million over 20 years and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of 31,000 non-metric tons of carbon dioxide. At no upfront cost to itself, UMass Amherst is installing 15,576 photovoltaic […]

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