UH to upgrade building energy performance

MANOA (HawaiiNewsNow) - The University of Hawaii at Manoa will take part in a White House Better Buildings Challenge.

Last Friday, Hawaii News Now brought you live coverage as President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton announced the new green initiative.

The Better Buildings Challenge aims to upgrade building energy performance by a minimum of 20 percent by 2020.

Not only was the Manoa and Hawaii campus recognized for their outs=standing leadership in setting and achieving energy goals, UH Manoa has outlined goals to beat the minimum set by the challenge reaching 25 percent renewable energy by 2020.

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