Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.61
Liaison Jennifer Palilonis
Submission Date Sept. 28, 2012
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Ball State University
OP-T2-16: Vending Machine Sensors

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 James Lowe
Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management
Facilities Planning & Managment
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Has the institution installed vending machine motion sensors for at least one vending machine?:
Yes

A brief description of the technology used:

The university has installed an energy savings device on vending machines and requires all new vending machines meet EPA Energy Star criteria. The university has 100 bubble front soda vending machines that have a VMIq2 - Vend Misers device to reduce the number of compressor cycles during off-peak hours creating energy savings. Additionally, all glass-front beverage machines on campus have the highest EPA Energy Star ratings for conserving energy. All fifty-four snack vending machines use LED lighting that are energy efficient and use less power.


The percentage of vending machines with sensors:
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The website URL where information about the institution's use of the technology is available:
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