Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.93
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2013
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Iowa State University
OP-T2-14: Lighting Sensors

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kerry Dixon
Coordinator of Sustainable Design and Construction
Facilities Planning and Management
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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:

Iowa State has retrofitted restroom facilities across campus with occupancy sensors. Restroom sensors are replacements for light switches that were previously installed. Maintained by Facilities Services campus-wide, most are this model: http://www.prolighting.com/ws-250.html. In all new buildings and remodeling projects, occupancy sensors are provided in offices as well as large classrooms and lecture halls, as specified in the section from the ISU Facilities Design Manual provided in the following link.

The percentage of building space with lighting sensors:

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

After going to the listed webpage, select: Documents, Part 2 Design Criteria, and then select file Div 26 Electrical.pdf

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