Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of February 2, 2019.
“Think globally, act locally.”
When it comes to dining services on a university campus, such as UAB, one local sustainability initiative can make a huge impact on the environment. Take for example, plastic straws.
Following their new sustainability strategic plan released in November, UAB will finish construction of three eco-friendly, sustainable buildings on campus by 2020.
Yesterday, Birmingham held it’s first National Drive Electric Week electric vehicle expo on the campus of UAB.
New Chargers for Electric Vehicle (EV) users have made their way onto UAB’s campus. A total of 6 new EV charging ports have been added to three different locations across campus.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup January 5th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center!
Here comes the sun Birmingham!
Yesterday, our friends at Eagle Solar and Light sent us the schedule for Birmingham’s very first Solar Home Tour.
Interest in solar powered homes and businesses is “growing” exponentially in the Magic City. Here are the details and most importantly the hour by hour day long schedule from their press release: Continue reading “Saturday is “Solar Day” in Birmingham”
Here comes the sun UAB.
This week, UAB announced that it is home to the largest solar energy system in the city of Birmingham. The solar panels are on top of it’s Campus Recreation Center which can be seen from Red Mountain and surrounding buildings.
The 100 panel solar system was installed by Birmingham-based Vulcan Solar Power.