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Winter Break Initiative Reduces Campus Energy Use

March 18, 2020

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.

Data Center Gains Energy-Efficient AC System

February 7, 2020

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.

Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative 2019

November 20, 2019

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 nine consecutive days. During the 2019 Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative (Dec. … Continued

Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative 2018

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.

Carolina People: Obadele “Obie” St. George

September 17, 2018

Obadele (Obie) St. George is an Energy Engineer at UNC Facilities Services who identifies energy-saving opportunities in campus buildings, quantifies savings amounts and helps raise students’ awareness of energy conservation.

Organizational Changes in Facilities Services

March 16, 2018

The Facilities Services Engineering Services, Construction Services and Management, and Facilities Planning and Design departments are being restructured and will transition from three departments into two. This reorganization will allow us to align related roles within primary reporting units while … Continued

Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative 2017

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

GIS Scavenger Hunt: Nov. 8-15

November 6, 2017

GIS Scavenger Hunt, Nov. 8-15. Your mission: find and tag Three Zeros features on campus. Mark one of each “Zero” on the map and claim your prize.