Tag Archive | "energy conservation"

Free leadership workshop to be held in Indianapolis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership will offer a workshop on Nov. 20 in Indianapolis that will focus on leadership. The workshop, “Leadership Is an Attitude,” is free and open to the public. It will especially benefit business owners, management teams and executives, and CEOs. The two-hour event will address the importance […]

Posted in Business NewsComments Off on Free leadership workshop to be held in Indianapolis

Purdue promotes energy-efficient computing in ‘Power Down’ pledge challenge

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) and Purdue Sustainability Council officials are encouraging the campus community to make “powering down” personal computers as common a practice as turning off a car and shutting refrigerator doors. Purdue faculty, staff and students are asked to visit www.powerdownfortheplanet.org/purdue and pledge to set their computers to […]

Posted in Purdue NewsComments Off on Purdue promotes energy-efficient computing in ‘Power Down’ pledge challenge

Indiana American Water, EPA team up for ‘Fix a Leak Week’

GREENWOOD, Ind. — Because minor water leaks account for more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U.S. homes, EPA’s WaterSense program has declared March 16 to 20, 2009 the program’s first “Fix a Leak Week” to remind Americans to check household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks. “Leaks can account […]

Posted in Community NewsComments Off on Indiana American Water, EPA team up for ‘Fix a Leak Week’

Keeping car in top shape save at the pump, improves fuel efficiency

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. — After several weeks of gas prices slowly coming down from record highs, consumers are seeing the trend reverse as pump prices begin inching back over the $4.00 per gallon mark. Because high fuel costs are likely here to stay, Pep Boys is offering “Fuel Efficiency 101” tips to help motorists conserve energy […]

Posted in Community NewsComments Off on Keeping car in top shape save at the pump, improves fuel efficiency

Sleeping computers and peripherals waste energy, Purdue CIO says

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Even when your computer appears to be off, it may still be wasting energy. If a computer really is turned off, and other devices – such as printers or disk drives – are left on in standby mode, the system is still eating electricity. Users can save energy, and money, by […]

Posted in Community News, Purdue NewsComments Off on Sleeping computers and peripherals waste energy, Purdue CIO says


Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 September 2016
SMTWTFS
28293031123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829301