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University Recognized Among 2015 Power Partners
Monday, January 11, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is one of 14 organizations selected by Duke Energy for its 2015 Power Partners award.      This year’s winners of the coveted award are recognized for their responsible energy use, and...

Dr. Michael Lizotte
Lizotte appointed STARS technical advisor
Tuesday, December 22, 2015

   Michael Lizotte, Ph.D., University sustainability officer, has been appointed a technical advisor by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).    AASHE is a nonprofit membership organization that empowers higher education faculty,...

Mary Alexander Road
New View, CID Projects Near Completion
Thursday, December 17, 2015

   As three Campus Infrastructure Development (CID) roadway projects near completion, “Out with the old, in with the new” will be a noticeable view when the Niner community returns to campus in January.    During the holiday break work on the intersection of Mary...

Cover of THRIVE magazine
Introducing THRIVE: The University sustainability report
Friday, March 6, 2015

The inaugural issue of THRIVE is now available, highlighting extensive research, innovation and initiatives that make significant impacts on sustainability in the Charlotte region and beyond.Through the lenses of economic, ecological, regional and social “claims,” University sustainability...

Campus Map showing where traffic improvement construction sites will be located.
Construction projects to enhance campus traffic flow
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The University is planning a number of infrastructure projects that will provide long-term benefits for vehicular and pedestrian flow. Several construction initiatives will begin in the coming weeks and months and will add or enhance roadways, sidewalks, bike lanes and ADA access.Please ...

Winter energy savings top $100,000 since 2011
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

In its third year, the University’s Winter Holiday Energy Savings Initiative has saved more than $100,000 since it was implemented in 2011.

“Our most recent break resulted in $34,340 of savings from Dec. 24, 2014, through Jan. 1, 2015,” said Tony Schallert, energy manager in...

Electric charger charging e-vehicle
Pilot program to monitor electric vehicles, University to add 20 charging stations
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

UNC Charlotte is committed to becoming a regional model of sustainable stewardship, and toward that goal, the University recently earned two Clean Fuel Advanced Technology Project grants totaling $64,000. 

The first grant of $12,000 enabled the University to purchase a vehicle...

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Campus Construction Report - January, 2015
Monday, January 12, 2015

Campus Construction Report as of January 8, 2015

Atkins Library at night
Help Conserve Energy During Winter Break
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Did you know energy generation from fossil fuels is the number one contributor to climate change? Conservation can help. Before leaving for holiday break, please take these three energy conservation steps:

Lights - Lighting is the second largest use...

Map showing three closed lots during winter break
Three parking lots to close temporarily starting Dec. 15
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Due to a storm drain relocation project, lots 25, 26 and North Deck will close from Dec. 15, 2014 – Dec. 23, 2014. All vehicles MUST be moved prior to Dec. 15 as there will be no access to these lots during this time.

Students are encouraged to move their vehicles to the Union Deck....