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UVA-sawmilling
For sale: UVA Sawmilling is offering large slabs from heritage trees that have been taken down from places on Grounds, including a White Oak adjacent to the Rotunda and Siberian Elm from Chemical Engineering.
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solar panels hollyfield
A partnership between UVA and Dominion Energy results in green energy for all electricity consumption at the Darden School of Business.

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thermal energy storage tank

A Big Step Toward Fossil-Free


 

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Solar panels on UVA roof
UVA joins 90+ organizations and companies across America as part of the Department of Energy’s first cohort of partners in the national Better Climate Challenge, which calls for bold carbon emissions cuts to tackle the climate crisis.
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UVA Updates Building Standards in Alignment with 2030 Sustainability Goals
The University of Virginia has updated its building standards required for all future construction projects to further the institution’s progress in meeting its goals to be carbon neutral by 2030 and fossil-fuel free by 2050.
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Griffin Lab wins Shut Sash 2021
Researchers participating in the “Shut the Sash Challenge” saved an estimated $2,800 in energy costs in one month. The challenge is hosted by the Office for Sustainability to promote safe and sustainable fume hood management practices in labs across Grounds.
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Peng Xu and Robin Felder in their UVA lab
UVA's Felder Lab, which focuses on clinical chemistry and medical automation, won our 2021 Freezer Challenge for saving energy. Congratulations!
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The following checklist provides guidance for coordinating significant requirements as outlined in the UVA Green Building Standards (i.e., Facility Design Guidelines Chapter 7).

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