Solar

Solar Consortium Looks to Harness Energy

2013-12-11T16:59:33-04:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: Academics, CEES, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Rolling into the second year of the Triad Interuniversity Planning Project (TIPP) Grant, the project also entered phase two: collect sunlight in a more cost effective way, capture leftover waste heat, and convert the heat into usable energy. The Solar Consortium, a group of experts from Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University, N.C. A&T State University, [...]

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Reynolda Gardens’ Greenhouses Go Green

2013-12-12T16:00:05-04:00April 12th, 2013|Categories: Buildings, Campus, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Home Stories|Tags: , |

It only seems appropriate to mark the anniversary of the Reynolda Gardens’ greenhouses and conservatory with a modern addition. Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds set out over a hundred years ago to use Reynolda Gardens as a model of self-sufficiency for local gardeners and, even more,for the community. These values are similarly shared with the larger community of Wake [...]

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University purchases two BigBelly Solar Trash Compactors

2010-02-08T17:06:21-04:00October 6th, 2009|Categories: Home Stories, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , |

The university recently invested in two BigBelly Solar Trash Compactors which will be demonstrated from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on October 9 in front of the Reynolda Fresh Food Company. Made in the USA of 80-100% post-consumer recycled plastic and other environmentally-sound material, the first and only solar trash compactor operates entirely off-grid, powered only by visible, [...]

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