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Great Basin Hall has received LEED Gold Certification

Great Basin Hall, which opened at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2018, has achieved LEED Gold Certification. LEED, considered the “gold standard” in the construction industry, refers to buildings that have been designed, built and maintained using green building and energy efficiency best practices. While the newest, on-campus residence hall was completed and opened… Keep Reading

Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February

University of Nevada, Reno Extension and their certified Master Gardeners offer “Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series.” The series is for anyone who wants to garden – those with big yards, small yards, or just patio or balcony space. These classes, offered in partnership with Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space, are free and run 6-8… Keep Reading

NDOT offers safety tips for bicyclists, pedestrians, and drivers

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Whether you’re on wheels or on two feet the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) said everyone should be aware of their surroundings when sharing the roads. NDOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Education Coordinator Albert Jacquez said his department focuses on educating the public about safety issues especially in school zones. Continue Reading on… Keep Reading

TMCC Recognized for Renewable Energy Use

Truckee Meadows Community College is the first institution in the Nevada System of Higher Education to achieve 100% green status. The school has solar panels on the roofs, hydration stations throughout the campus, and now by joining NV Energy's GreenRider program, all the energy used on campus is guaranteed to come from renewable sources. Sustainability… Keep Reading

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