“Colleges and universities”
Community College in Orlando Learns to Save Energy
This E Source case study from the colleges and universities sector was created for the Business Energy Advisor.
Underfloor Air Systems
Underfloor air systems are growing in popularity in North America, and potential benefits are numerous: improved thermal comfort, enhanced indoor air quality, reduced energy use, and improved flexibility for office moves. Find out more about this approach and see if it makes sense for your building.
Occupancy sensors have the potential to cut energy consumption by reducing the operating time and output of lighting systems, but a wide variety of issues need to be considered in order to achieve persistent savings. Learn about the factors you need to know before installing an occupancy sensor.
Properly sealing ductwork improves comfort, prevents safety problems caused by carbon monoxide gas, improves indoor air quality, and saves energy. This article explains several different approaches to duct sealing and can help you identify the best option for your facility.
Colleges and Universities
US colleges and universities use an average of 18.9 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity and 17 cubic feet of natural gas per square foot (ft2) annually, and typical US higher-education buildings sized around 50,000 ft2 consume more than $100,000 worth of energy each year.