2016 Earth Week

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  Monday 4/18: Tabling |UC Lobby 10-2 Earth Week Kick-Off| UC Chattanooga Room 3-5 Tuesday 4/19: Tabling| UC Lobby 10-2 Bike Maintenance + Tour (bike provided)| Holt Hall| 2-3:30 Wednesday  4/20: Tabling| UC Lobby 10-2 Weigh the Waste| Crossroads 11-1:30 Garden Restoration Day| Engel Stadium 1-4 Thursday 4/21: Tabling| UC Lobby 10-2 Blue + Gold make Green Banner Painting| Heritage Plaza 11-1 Friday 4/22: Tabling| UC Lobby 10-2 Campus

UTC Purchases 14.4 million KwH of Renewable Energy

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As a part of the Green Power Switch Southeastern Renewable Energy Credit, TVA has decreased their prices of the REC energy blocks which has allowed UTC to get more renewable energy for less! UTC went from having 6 million to 14.4 million KwHs all for the same price. With 14,400,000 kilowatt hours purchased by UTC’s Green Fee, we have increased our campus’s total energy consumption from 13% to 30% of renewable resources such

UTC UHON Class Gains Recognition from the Times Free Press on New Green Light Certification

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      Over the course of this semester, University Honors students worked to help the university earn a coveted green|light certification. This certification is granted through green|spaces, a local nonprofit, and requires participants to meet certain conditions to increase sustainability and environmental stewardship. Check out the Times Free Press article HERE              

Learn More About Green Trips with UTC’s Charlene Simmons’ Experience

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UTC Green trips website is now LIVE. START LOGGING TODAY @ utc.igreentrip.org. GreenTrips is an incentive program that provides rewards for walking, biking, carpooling, taking public transit or telecommuting. By encouraging more efficient use of our existing roads and sidewalks, GreenTrips helps reduce traffic congestion and air pollution at the same time. GreenTrips is a free program of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency. Since its launch in June 2013,

Log Your Trips with Green Trips

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Green Trips is a program of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency that rewards Chattanoogans for using healthy, cost-effective, and fun transportation alternatives. This free program provides incentives for taking green trips (walking, biking, carpooling, taking transit, and telecommuting), plus a carpool finder.

Arbor Day 2015 cleaning up Chattanooga’s Air

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During the Arbor Day 2015 celebration, UTC announced their 5th anniversary as a Tree Campus USA and the city of Chattanooga announced their 25th anniversary as a Tree City USA. These initiatives help clean Chattanooga’s air quality while also making it a more desirable place to live.  

Fletcher Hall Takes Steps Toward a More Efficient Campus

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Summer of 2015 Fletcher Hall made effective renovations to improve the Air Handling Units (AHU). The units take in outside air in order to maintain optimal air quality for building occupants. These units are ducted though the roof, and take in more than a reasonable amount of debris. The AHU’s are traditionally operated to gradually replace indoor air (contaminated with CO2 from human occupants) with outside air, which must