Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.16
Liaison Rebecca Walker
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2014
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Southern Oregon University
OP-T2-14: Lighting Sensors

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Sustainability & Recycling Coordinator
Facilities Management & Planning
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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:

Indoor occupancy sensors (which detect presence in the control area by detecting doppler shifts in transmitted ultrasound and passive heat changes) control lighting usage in the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center in Medford, OR. The Higher Education Center is jointly owned and operated by Rogue Community College and Southern Oregon University.

Occupancy sensors have also been installed in five buildings on the SOU campus. Two different kinds of sensors were used including wall switch sensors and ceiling mount 360 degree sensors. These were installed in hallways, offices, bathrooms, and classrooms.

The percentage of building space with lighting sensors:

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

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