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
Category: Energy Management News
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.
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.
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
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
We crossed the finish line of EPA’s 2013 National Building Competition!
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.
At the Midway Point of the 2013 EPA’s Energy Star National Building Competition, UNC Bioinfomatics held strong in 3rd place among the 3,200 competitors. The 31.45% reduction in energy use comes just one year after a complete renovation of the building’s Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling System (HVAC).
UNC-Chapel Hill Morrison Residence Hall competed in the 2013 Campus Conservation Nationals competition organized by Lucid, USGBC Center for Green Schools, NWF, and ASE. Morrison Residence Hall was one of the top five schools with the greatest average percent reduction in electricity. … Read more
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