Description: This project would involve replacing gas-fired stoves in certain residence halls with electric ones. Switching to electric stoves would reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Contact Information/References: Matthew Walaan, Business and Personnel Manager, Department of Housing, firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Escalator Automation
Description: This project involves the installation of buttons/sensors to existing escalators on campus (Petersen Events Center/Posvar) to reduce energy usage by having the escalators at rest when no one is going up or down them.
Find us in the student office of sustainability (WPU room 510)
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The mission of the University of Pittsburgh Green Fund is to finance and support student-initiated projects and programs that make Pitt’s operations more environmentally sustainable, socially equitable, and energy efficient.
As always, the Green Fund Board welcomes suggestions and appreciates your input. After all, this is truly YOUR fund, so please contact us to send us your project idea or comments, and somebody will be in touch soon to follow up.