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.
Posts Tagged ‘energy conservation’
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 [...]
360 degree interactive energy rooms on Change Your State web site!
North Carolina clean energy firms double in one year.
Three residence halls have received ENERGY STAR certification!
Real-time energy feedback in residence halls.
2.5% reduction in 2009 – 2010!
Utilities and Engineering, within Facilities Operations at NC State, has been awarded $1.2 million for energy projects and fellowships through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Tucker Residence Hall at NC State is in the middle of an energy conservation cage match with Morrison Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill. Tucker was selected as one of 14 buildings nationwide to take part in the EPA Energy Star National Building Competition. The only other university in the competition hails from Chapel Hill. The building [...]
By Benton Sawrey, Senior Staff Columnist Frankly, I don’t really care one way or another about whether or not global warming exists, and if it does exist I don’t care whether or not human activity has caused the globe to warm. The theories and arguments about the issue have devolved into political mudslinging and miss [...]