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Labs encouraged to power down over holidays

Dec. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Plant Services and Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) are hosting “Go Green for the Holidays,” an energy conservation contest open to research labs during the final two weeks of December.

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Medical Center North, VUSN experiencing outages

Jun. 27, 2013—An overnight break in a domestic water line in Medical Center North has caused flooding in confined areas of the building as well as phone and electrical outages affecting certain areas of Medical Center North and the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

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VUMC taking steps, both big and small, to cut energy use

Mar. 25, 2011—by Leslie Hill in the VUMC Reporter Vanderbilt University Medical Center spends about $38 million per year on energy. That breaks down to $26 million on electricity, almost $9 million on steam and $3 million on water. As such a large consumer, and with Nashville Electric Service rates expected to rise 8 percent in October,...

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