SUNY, NYSERDA Announce $1.2 Million in Energy Savings in Conjunction with ‘Build Smart NY’
Jul29

SUNY, NYSERDA Announce $1.2 Million in Energy Savings in Conjunction with ‘Build Smart NY’

SUNY and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) this week announced that SUNY will save more than $1.2 million annually in energy costs throughout its 64 campuses by incorporating energy-efficient information technology and related facility improvements. The energy-saving projects, which are expected to be completed in 2014, support Governor Cuomo’s Build Smart NY Initiative, which aims to increase energy...

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Research: Personalized Heating System Helps with Weight Loss
May20

Research: Personalized Heating System Helps with Weight Loss

Ken McLeod, professor of bioengineering at Binghamton University, has made a practice of thinking outside the box.  Most recently he’s put his innovative mindset on the problem of obesity—using a heater. McLeod started researching body weight when his wife, a superintendent of schools, was mandated with providing obesity reports on students based on body mass index, including the entire football squad. McLeod came to the conclusion...

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UB Ranked 14 at Being Green
May08

UB Ranked 14 at Being Green

The University at Buffalo is the 14th largest green power user among U.S. colleges and universities, according to new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rankings. UB bought more than 44 million kilowatt-hours of green power, about 20 percent of the university’s electricity usage, for the 2011-12 academic year. That’s up from 22 million kilowatt-hours, or roughly 10 percent, in 2009-10, an indication that UB is moving...

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