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Insulating blankets reduce Illinois State’s yearly energy consumption

Illinois State University’s Office of Energy Management completed a project on campus to cut energy consumption, a project that awarded the Office of Energy Management a rebate check from Nicor Gas for $35,030....
Volunteer Paulina Wietocha has been sewing for years; her grandmother was a seamstress in Poland.

Office of Sustainability speaks for the trees—figuratively

The Lorax would have been preaching to the choir at Illinois State University. The hero of Dr. Suess’ eponymously titled children’s fable, who “speaks for the trees” and who fought in vain to stop the Once-ler’s destruction of his beloved Truffulas, may have even found a new home in the Fell Arboretum, with its thousands of trees representing 154 species. Either way, his message in support of sustainability would have definitely struck a chord with Missy Nergard....
Left to Right: Andy Sylvester, Scott Crowell, Larry Maxhimer, Cesar Rolon and Bill Carey. Not in picture: John Fleming.

Heating Plant: Life on third shift

Andrew Sylvester has been with Illinois State for nine and a half years, with the last two and a half years as the assistant chief engineer working third shift. ...

Too hot or too cold?

Thanks to work by Facilities, the fourth and fifth floor perimeter rooms at Milner Library now have a 41 percent increase in air flow, and greatly improved temperature control in the affected areas....
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February surplus removal initiative for ISU departments

All University departments are strongly encouraged to participate in clearing your areas of obsolete, broken, and/or excess equipment and furniture during the month of February....
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Homan named OEM director

Chris Homan has been named the director of the Office of Energy Management (OEM) at Illinois State....