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Beat the Heat – Save energy on campus and at home

Jul. 26, 2016—Read the MyVU story here. As the thermostat tops out this summer, don’t let your energy use follow the same trend! Vanderbilt is one of the largest energy consumers in Middle Tennessee, and all faculty, staff and students are encouraged to do their part to reduce energy consumption in this heat. Small changes can produce...

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Vanderbilt’s energy conservation efforts pay off during heat wave

Jul. 5, 2012—[Originally published by myVU] When Nashville temperatures soared to an all-time high last Friday, the Vanderbilt campus kept its cool, thanks in part to low humidity as well as the long-term energy conservation efforts of administrators and the ready response of Vanderbilt employees. Even though the thermometer reached a record 109 degrees June 29, the...

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Record-breaking heat hits Nashville; do your part to conserve energy now

Jun. 29, 2012—[Originally by myVU] With the National Weather Service issuing a special weather warning that a dangerous and possibly historic heat wave will continue at least through the Fourth of July holiday, everyone at Vanderbilt is encouraged to take steps to protect themselves against the heat and to reduce energy consumption on campus and at the medical...

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Everyone at VU asked to conserve energy during heat wave

Aug. 3, 2010—Temperatures are predicted to hit 100° F this week and to remain in the high 90s throughout the rest of August.   As one of the largest energy consumers in Middle Tennessee, please help us to make reductions now in our energy use patterns that we can sustain all year round.    We in VU Plant Operations...

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