Back-to-school BBQ limits waste

The UNMC back-to-school barbecue took place two weeks ago, welcoming students and staff back to campus.

Hot water vs. steam for heating

Using hot water for heating is driving energy efficiencies and savings.

National Honey Bee Day

This Saturday, Aug. 21, is National Honey Bee Day.

Shutting the fume hood sash saves energy

If you spend time in a lab, you have an opportunity to help reduce a significant amount of energy during the hot summer months — and all year round. Fume hoods that are left open when not in use consume the same amount of…

Med center receives Better Buildings Award

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine have been awarded the 2021 Better Buildings Goal Achiever Award.

Energy curtailment continues

This week is another hot one, and the medical center has been and will continue to be in and out of curtailment throughout the summer.

Design guidelines improve sustainability

Changes in designing, constructing and operating spaces will help the med center reach its 2030 sustainability goals.

Project reduced energy use

Reducing energy use is an important part of the medical center’s effort to achieve net zero building emissions by 2030.

Recycling event a success

The medical center diverted a total of 12,040 pounds from landfill this year during the annual recycling event.

Sustainability win with reusable isolation gowns

Nebraska Medicine is saving 2,000 disposable gowns a day!