Battle of the Buildings
July 25, 2022
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
July 12, 2022
U-M wins statewide energy conservation competition
U-M recently won the 2021 Michigan Battle of the Buildings’ University Division with a 22% energy reduction at the Institute for Social Research building.
May 19, 2020
U-M wins zero-waste award in national RecycleMania
In the 2020 RecycleMania competition, U-M placed first in the large-campus division for zero waste, a new category designed to help schools test their zero-waste efforts.
January 28, 2020
Internal and national waste-reduction contests return
RecycleMania consists of a campus challenge — Battle of the Buildings — between facilities on campus, and a national competition with hundreds of other colleges and universities.
May 22, 2019
U-M buildings receive statewide awards for energy reduction
Three buildings on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus have earned recognition for reducing energy in 2018 through a competition hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan.
January 25, 2019
Annual waste reduction competitions returning to campus
The campus community is being challenged to think outside the trash bin to reduce waste generated on Ann Arbor’s campus during RecycleMania, Feb. 3-March 30.
May 1, 2018
Campus recycles 1.2 million pounds during annual competitions
More than 1.2 million pounds of recyclables were collected at U-M during two annual eight-week waste reduction competitions, RecycleMania and Battle of the Buildings.
April 24, 2018
U-M buildings recognized in statewide energy reduction contest
The School of Public Health II building and the Angell Complex led the education category in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings, which recognizes buildings with the greatest energy reduction across the state.