NC State students, faculty and staff pulled the plug, hit the switch and saved the university $281,774 in avoided energy costs during winter break.
Energy & Water
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Join the Wolfpack of energy savers by making the switch to an energy-saving smart power strip.
If you’ve ever hit the switch or pulled the plug on campus, then you’re part of a 13 percent reduction in campus energy use since 2004.
What campus initiative has saved NC State nearly $2 million since 2005? It’s the Winter Holiday Energy Setback, coming soon to a campus building near you. When the university is closed from December 21, 2012 through January 1, 2013, building temperature set points are lowered. NC State saves natural gas and electricity, thereby avoiding utility costs. Campus [...]
North Carolina State University has completed an 11 megawatt combined heat and power, or cogeneration, facility that is expected to generate $4.3 million of energy savings in the first year of operation. The recently-completed renovation of Cates Utility Plant on campus increases the facility’s efficiency by roughly 35 percent. It is also expected to reduce [...]
Solar Pavilion Grand Opening on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.
360 degree interactive energy rooms on Change Your State web site!
Real-time energy feedback in residence halls.
2.5% reduction in 2009 – 2010!
The James B. Hunt Library will be one of the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver buildings completed at NC State. Sustainable features include a highly efficient chilled beam and radiant panel HVAC system, rooftop solar panels helping to provide hot water to the building, and efficient plumbing fixtures to reduce water [...]