Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michael Gulich
Submission Date March 27, 2013
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Purdue University
OP-T2-16: Vending Machine Sensors

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Complete Expired Michael Gulich
Director of University Sustainability
University Sustainability
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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:

Technology used includes motion sensors that completely shut down the cooling compressor if no motion is sensed after 1 hour. Unit will not restart the compressor until motion is sensed.
Additional savings include snack machines with LED lighting vs. fluorescent, and Coca-Cola vending machines that are programmed to shut off their lights. Decals have been placed on the machines indicating "My Beverages Are Still Cold" to make customers aware of the change.


The percentage of vending machines with sensors:
20

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