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USG Buys Smart with Savenia Labs' Energy Savings Program
Have you ever thought about how much water, electricity, and money your appliances take to operate or what their carbon footprint is? Savenia Labs launched an in-depth investigation into energy efficiency of small appliances and electronics, and now, through a special partnership with Savenia Labs, The Universities at Shady Grove has access to their comprehensive database of research findings allowing us to make purchasing choices that support and uphold our commitment to sustainability. To learn more about the Energy savings Program and its relationship with USG, click here.
Montgomery County Bikeshare Is Up and Running at USG
USG has been selected as one of the newest Montgomery County locations for a Bikeshare station! Our Bikeshare station has been installed on Traville Gateway Drive along the side of Building III and is ready for use. Other local Bikeshare stations can be found at the Fallsgrove shopping center, Rockville Town Center, King Farm, and at the Shady Grove Metro station. Consider incorporating a bike ride into your commute. Get some exercise, save some gas, and most importantly, save the environment. For more information about the Bikeshare Program and how it works, visit the Montgomery County Bikeshare webpage.
Montgomery County Recycling Award
The Universities at Shady Grove was recognized with an Outstanding Achievement award by Montgomery County for going “above and beyond the recycling requirements” for the county. We would like to thank our students, faculty, staff, and visitors for being active participants in our recycling and composting programs.