The University of Iowa is currently apart of the Power Down for the Planet sustainability challenge. The contest challenges students to reduce computer energy use, and to get more of their student population involved than the opposing schools. The challenge is put on by Climate Savers Computing Initiative, with hopes to lower energy bills and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.
Students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to participate by pledging to use green computing practices at:
Pledge to Power Down and help the University of Iowa win the challenge!