Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.50
Liaison Kathleen Crawford
Submission Date July 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Florida Gulf Coast University
Tier2-4: Vending Machine Sensors

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kathleen Crawford
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Health & Safety
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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's vending contract stipulates that machines must either be Energy Star qualified machines or having a VendingMiser® unit attached. VendingMiser® uses a passive infrared sensor to power down the machine when the surrounding area is vacant, monitor the room's temperature, automatically repower the cooling system at one- to three-hour intervals, independent of sales, and ensure the product stays cold. Currently 8 machines have VendingMiser® units attached.


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