Energy Management is the university department responsible for monitoring, controlling and reducing energy and water use in the buildings at UNC-Chapel Hill. Our vision is to continuously improve UNC-Chapel Hill’s building performance by focusing on a comprehensive long term approach to reliable and sustainable solutions. Our mission is to enhance education and research at Carolina by ensuring that buildings are constructed and operated in the most energy and cost efficient manner possible and to educate Carolina on resource conservation methods.
- Optimizing existing infrastructure using in-house resources
- Implementing projects to upgrade infrastructure
- Educating the campus community through outreach in order to make conservation a core value at UNC
Let Us Help You
Need help or have suggestions? For temporary modifications to building schedules, the building manager should call Facilities Services Work Management at 919-962-3456.
If you have questions, know of problems, such as windows that won’t close, lights left on, broken thermostats, etc., or if you have ideas that could help improve campus energy efficiency, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Director Engineering Services – Energy Management
When the University closes for winter break, typically for nine to 11 days, the departure of students and staff provides opportunities for energy savings in buildings that will remain unoccupied during the break.
Facilities Services Energy Management and Information Technology Services have installed new air conditioner units in the ITS Manning data center to reduce the center’s carbon footprint.