Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative

November 10, 2017

During the 2017 Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative (Dec. 22 – Jan. 1), building temperature set points will be lowered in unoccupied buildings, which saves chilled water, steam, natural gas and electricity, thereby reducing utility costs.

Categories: Energy Management, Engineering


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 … Continued

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 … Continued

Categories: Energy Management