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Energy Conservation

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51 UNI's CEEE presents Solar/Energy Efficiency Tour in five communities on Oct. 4
Public Relations News Release 2009:51, p.1
9/14/2009 The home tours will feature: solar hot water systems, photovoltaics (solar electric), ground source heat pumps, insulated concrete form construction and energy efficiency.
52 Tame your home's energy hogs; practical, doable energy-saving tips
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.14
9/1/2009 CEEE offers advice on reducing energy consumption around the home.
53 Former UNI student designs e-Bike
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.1
5/1/2009 Stationary bike uses the back tire to rotate a magnet generating electrical current. Bike is used to illustrate the differences in efficiency between incandescent and compact fluorescent light bulbs
54 UNI Panther Pick-up scheduled for residence halls, off-campus end of spring semester
Public Relations News Release 2008:471, p.1
4/15/2009 "A new life for your old stuff" is a project to help the environment while benefiting the community through the donation of furniture, clothes, shoes, books and other usable items to local charitable organizations.
55 The end of petroleum-food
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:47, p.7
4/7/2009 Concerns expressed with the use of petroleum to transport food. Dependence on fossil fuels questioned.
56 Iowa's first "Green" building continues uning less energy
Public Relations News Release 2008:404, p.1
3/17/2009 The CEEE confirms that the building is opeating as intended and uses, on average, one-third less electrical energy per square foot when compared to some other campus buildings.The study showed benefits from daylighting and passive solar design.
57 Professors research efficient energy alternatives
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:35, p.1
2/13/2009 Martin Chin and Tim Kidd received grants totaling $478,000 to pursue the creation and development of solar cells using dye. Kidd's research is on hydrogen cells; photo.
58 President Allen's budget notice
Allen--Benjamin J. (President of UNI)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.3
2/6/2009 Anticipated reductions in the 2010 fiscal budget have caused President Allen to announce the following short term budget reductions: a hiring freeze, restriction of non-essential travel, and monitoring of temperature and lighting levels.
59 Calendar of Events
Northern Iowan 105:4, p.4
9/12/2008 Campus events from Friday, September 12 through Wednesday, September 17.
60 Green is the new purple in dorm room décor
Bohnet--Rebecca Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:1, p.15
8/29/2008 Dorm room decorating requires creativity, not being afraid to buy used, and using eco-friendly products; photo.
61 The future of oil dependence; what's being done and what should be done
Hylton--Brittany (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:57, p.3
7/11/2008 Looks at wide-ranging effects of high oil prices; believes that people should take person responsibility to reduce consumption.
62 The bright side of rising oil and food costs
Hylton--Brittany (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:53, p.7
4/29/2008 Rising costs do make us look for alternatives, whether it be in transportation or the way we eat. Appreciation of nature is enhanced by a slower pace of living.
63 Ethanol: someone please do something about this
O'Brien--Thomas (Class of 1974)
Northern Iowan 104:52, p.8
4/25/2008 Mileage comparisons using ethanol and regular unleaded fuel.
64 Cars should be equipped with renewable energy sources
Hylton--Brittany (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:45, p.7
4/1/2008 Thoughts on drastically changed automobiles; getting away from gasoline and diesel power completely; photo.
65 UNI to participate in national global warming teach-in with events January 30-31
Public Relations News Release 2007:370, p.1
1/17/2008 Universities and organizations in all 50 states will be participating in Focus the Nation.
66 UNI part of national energy education workshop
Public Relations News Release 2007:340, p.1
12/11/2007 Ed Brown and Maureen Clayton have been involved in the development of the energy education workshop to be held in Colorado.
67 Energy-efficient lighting keeps the holiday "green" at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:338, p.1
12/10/2007 LED lights will be used for holiday decorations around campus this year.
68 Last Lecture Series
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.13
11/13/2007 Professor Recayi Pecen will speak on the topic "No rush in coal-fired power plant in Waterloo: any better option for Cedar Valley?"
69 An "It's the thought that counts" nation
Keating--Sara N. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:14, p.3
10/12/2007 James H. Kunstler speech on October 10th was entitled, "The Long Emergency and American Life"; talks about problems with oil supply; photo.
70 Energy Awareness Month highlights energy use
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:13, p.1
10/9/2007 Schedule of activities organized by President Allen's Energy Conservation Task Force; aimed at making students and staff aware of energy use.
71 State legislators to visit solar/energy efficient sites Saturday, October 6
Public Relations News Release 2007:195, p.1
10/2/2007 Local legislators will visit sites on the Cedar Valley Solar/Energy Efficiency tour October 6.
72 Governor aims to make Iowa energy center of country
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:55, p.1
4/27/2007 Iowa Power Fund plans to double the production of E-85, triple the distribution capacity of E-85, double the renewable energy producers in Iowa by 2010, and double the amount of renewable energy in Iowa by 2010; photo.
73 Wasting away
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:39, p.9
2/20/2007 Students and the University urged to reduce energy use.
74 UNI's CEEE to host series on energy-efficient construction methods
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/15/2007 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education will be hosting Building for the Future: Energy Efficient Alternatives, beginning February 22.
75 Conserve to save
Hamm--Jake (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:22, p.4
11/10/2006 Cheap and simple steps to aid in energy conservation; photo.
76 UNI energywi$e
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 103:21, p.8
11/7/2006 Kamyar Enshayan offers conservation choices for the UNI campus.
77 UNI forms Energy Committee
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:17, p.4
10/24/2006 An energy surcharge on students has caused energy conservation to be an important campus topic. President Allen formed a broad-based committee charged with educating the community and performing an energy audit, among other duties.
78 'Going green' goal of new student group
Northern Iowan 103:16, p.1
10/20/2006 Recycling on campus has a new emphasis from student-based groups; photo.
79 Future of American energy in doubt
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:16, p.1
10/20/2006 Coal supplies ninety-five per cent of the electric power in Cedar Falls. Barbara Freese spoke on the effects of coal use over time, including its history, impact on technology, and the environment; photo.
80 UNI, homes and businesses display energy cost-cutting methods on "Solar Tour"
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/27/2006 The "Cedar Valley Solar Tour" will feature seven local businesses and homes, including Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
81 "Energy surcharge" took many students by surprise
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.1
9/1/2006 Many students were unaware of the energy surcharge until they received their August university bill.
82 UNI CEEE announces Iowa Energy Poster Contest winners
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/26/2006 Thirteen winners across the state, from grades one through six, were awarded $100 savings bonds.
83 UNI's CEEE to host presentation on Iowa's energy resources
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/27/2006 Keith Kutz will give a presentation on Iowa's energy resources as part of the Sustainability Series.
84 Tuesday, March 7
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/6/2006 Panel will discuss help needed for blind education; Last Lecture Series will present Joyce Milambiling; Wes Birdsall will present as part of the Sustainability Series for the CEEE.
85 Last lecture; Iowa pride
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:42, p.1
3/3/2006 Kamyar Enshayan delivers his "last lecture"; calls on people to take a wider view, limit their consumption of consumer goods, and to promote democracy.
86 UNI's CEEE series features energy-efficiency advocate
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/2/2006 As part of the Sustainability Series, Wes Birdsall will present "A Lifetime Promoting Energy Efficiency".
87 UNI's CEEE to host series on energy and sustainability
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/14/2006 CEEE presentation on local to global issues of energy will take place with speaker Bill Fink.
88 UNI's CEEE to host series on energy and sustainability
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/2/2006 CEEE will host the 2006 Sustainability Series, focusing on energy issues from local to global.
89 UNI Center for Energy & Environmental Education to host children's poster contest
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
11/16/2005 CEEE is taking entries for its annual Iowa Energy Poster Contest.
90 Need to be 'energy independent' never greater
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/26/2005 CEEE solar tour to kick off National Energy Awareness Month.
91 Saturday, Oct. 1
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
9/26/2005 Museums A-Z Institute presents E Day: Exploring Ecosystems; CEEE will host solar tour.
92 Electrathon to spark interest in energy, science
Sukhun--Zayd (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:8, p.1
9/23/2005 Electric cars will compete this weekend at UNI; project teaches students teamwork and showcases alternative energy sources; photo.
93 Gas prices increase a positive change
Holzmueller--Kate (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:8, p.7
9/23/2005 Writer praises people who have made changes in their modes of transportation, such as riding their bikes or taking public transportation, due to high cost of gasoline.
94 UNI CEEE announces Iowa Energy Poster Contest Winners
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/25/2005 Winners were awarded $100 savings bonds; includes list of winners.
95 UNI faculty member to hold discussion, signing for his book on energy realities
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/25/2005 Kamyar Enshayan will discuss his book "Living Within Our Means: Beyond the Fossil Fuel Credit Card."
96 UNI faculty member publishes book on energy realities
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/21/2005 Kamyar Enshayan wrote "Living Within Our Means: Beyond the Fossil Fuel Credit Card."
97 Monday, April 4
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/4/2005 CROW Forum will discuss LGBT students; Melissa Rose Ziemer will perform on KUNI; earth science seminar will take place.
98 Wednesday, April 6
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/4/2005 The "History of Wind Energy" will be shown at the CEEE.
99 UNI CEEE to present 'History of Wind Energy'
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/31/2005 Slideshow will retrace the ancient origins of wind energy and the impact it has on modern times.
100 Saturday, March 19
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/14/2005 "Introduction to Wind Energy and Energy Crops: A Conference for Farmers" will take place.

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