Cold Rooms Count
Last month we posted about the importance of considering cold rooms as part of the Freezer Challenge. Guy Grant from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign heard our message. He is pictured here decommissioning a cold room as part of the Freezer Challenge. Because of this action, the lab now has extra space and has earned extra points in the Challenge.
This week take a moment to consider whether you need all of the samples being stored in your cold rooms... or whether you still need your cold room at all. If, like Guy, you find yourself going above and beyond what we have listed on the score sheet, be sure to include your actions in the Additional Information section.
Freezer Challenge Deadline Extended: May 15th
In honor of Earth Month we're extending the Freezer Challenge deadline to May 15th! With this extra time we hope you'll try to complete one more action on the score sheet to conserve even more resources.
Last year the Freezer Challenge saved ~1.6 million kWh - let's see if we can make that 2.5 million this year!