Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative

November 26, 2018

During the 2018 Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative (Dec. 21 – 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.

Energy Efficiency Day 2018

October 5, 2018

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, as Energy Efficiency Day in North Carolina. Energy Management would like to thank all staff, faculty and students at UNC-Chapel Hill who help our University to achieve energy savings. State of … Continued

Energy Education Day 2018

March 22, 2018

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed March 23, 2018, as Energy Education Day in North Carolina. Energy Management would like to thank all staff, faculty and students at UNC-Chapel Hill who help our University to achieve energy savings. State of North … Continued

Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative

November 10, 2017

Since 2012, UNC-Chapel Hill has safely lowered building temperatures and campus energy use during University holidays, particularly during the winter holiday when the University is closed for about ten consecutive days. During the 2017 Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative (Dec. … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

Before you leave for Thanksgiving Break

November 24, 2015

Before you leave for Thanksgiving Break, remember to take note of these simple ways to save energy on campus: Shut down desktop and laptop computers unless instructed otherwise by IT or administrative staff. If your computer, speakers, phone charger, etc., … Continued

Solar Panel Installation on Graham Student Union

October 20, 2015

With help from various industry groups, the Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee paid for the installation of 19.8 kW solar panel system on the roof of the Graham Student Union. The system consists of 64 panels and can produce up … Continued

Just a few weeks ago…

July 27, 2015

Just a few weeks ago, most of the UNC Energy Management office went to the Appalachian Energy Summit on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Over the course of the three day conference, representatives from UNC system … Continued