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Saving Energy for The Holidays 2014

December 17, 2014

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 … Read more

EPA Energy Star National Building Competition 2014 Update

July 11, 2014

Yesterday, EPA announced the beginning of the 2014 Energy Star National Building Competition and UNC has entered once again. Four buildings-Eddie Smith Field House, Bioinformatics Building, Rosenau Hall, and Henry Stadium – are in the running to reduce their energy expenditure by the highest percentage possible.

What does Energy Management DO?

June 27, 2014

As a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I consider myself well-acquainted with student organizations, campus landmarks, and academic buildings; however, I have to admit that I haven’t acquired as much knowledge about administrative departments here at the university.

New Scientific Freezers Available for Rent

June 18, 2014

The UNC Facilities Services Scientific Refrigeration Department is proud to announce one of its efforts to win the 2014 National Freezer Challenge through participation in the UNC Green Lab Challenge with the purchase of six -80⁰C rental freezer units. These new … Read more

Summer Do’s and Don’ts

June 13, 2014

Hello everyone! As the summer approaches, it’s important to think about how the weather affects our energy and resource usage. Your first instinct may be to throw open the windows, crank up the air conditioning, and turn on the sprinklers. … Read more

2013 Strategic Energy & Water Plan

March 13, 2014

2013 marked another big year for Energy Management’s energy and water conservation efforts. Energy consumption per square foot has declined over 33% since 2003 and potable water consumption per square foot has fallen 60% since 2000.

UNC Energy Management Celebrates Savings

April 23, 2013

UNC at Chapel Hill announced today that its NC Area Health Education Center, Tarrson Hall and Neurosciences Building successfully crossed the finish line in EPA’s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. NC Area Health Education Center … Read more