Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative

November 7, 2016

Since 2012, UNC-Chapel Hill has safely lowered building temperatures and campus energy use during University holidays, particularly the winter holidays when the University is closed for about ten consecutive days. During the 2016 Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative (December 23 – January 1), building temperature set points will be lowered…

Categories: Energy Management


Energy Conservation Measures Project Update

December 17, 2015

The implementation of the energy conservation measures (ECM) continues to raise the bar on campus energy savings. The program has achieved savings of $36,143,515 since August, 2009. We want to thank everyone for their hard work and support. Your commitment to operate our buildings differently, to turn off lights and electronics…

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Saving Energy for the Holidays

December 17, 2015

Shut down desktop and laptop computers unless instructed otherwise by IT or administrative staff. If your computer, speakers, phone charger, etc., are all on one power strip, turn off the power strip after shutting down your computer. Unplug nonessential equipment such as copiers, fax machines, printers, scanners, and chargers. Most…

Categories: Energy Management