Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 57.73
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2011
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Dalhousie University
OP-T2-14: Lighting Sensors

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Rochelle Owen
Executive Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution use motion, infrared, and/or light sensors to reduce energy use for lighting in at least one building?:

A brief description of the technology used:

Dalhousie uses lighting sensors in a number of buildings for daylight (ex. Tupper Link – outdoor lights); and occupancy for spaces, bathroom, hallways and some offices (ex. Arena, most houses on campus). Also have some lights on timers inside and outdoors.

Motion sensor lighting in the bathrooms and hallways of Risley Hall (campus residence building). Occupancy sensors and light sensors in locations such as bathrooms, the arena, glass corridors, major retofit projects, and new buildings (eg. Mona Campbell Building)

There is a full campus lighting upgrade underway that includes the installation of new lighting sensors throughout campus.

The website URL where information about the institution's use of the technology is available:

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