Posts Tagged ‘ green-building ’

UNL selected to lead green building project

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Sept. 23

UNL engineers and architects are partnering with University of Florida researchers, home builders and remodelers, and other businesses on research funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop and improve technologies for making American homes more energy efficient. UNL will lead one of 15 research and deployment teams that DOE selected for its Building […]

Big Red shifts toward green

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 10, 2009

Whittier remodel taps geothermal heating, cooling A handful of mud-caked Texas construction workers have helped UNL tap into energy savings. As part of the facility upgrade of Whittier Junior High (22nd and Vine streets), employees of Looptech International drilled City Campus’ first geothermal well field. The well field uses stable temperatures within the Earth to […]

Whittier work to expand research space

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: November 13, 2008, Research

Along with the creation of the UNL Children’s Center, the renovations at 22nd and W streets will update the interior of the Whittier Building and linked HVAC system to create expanded space for campus research. Work on the interior of the former middle school is currently in the demolition and remediation phase. The project is […]