|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Sept. 13, 2013|
University of California, Davis
OP-T2-13: Timers for Temperature Control
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Director of Sustainability and Campus Sustainability Planner
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution use timers to regulate temperatures based on occupancy hours in at least one building?:
A brief description of the technology used:
The Energy Management Office maintains a setback schedule for many buildings, except for laboratories. Air Handler Units (AHUs), Exhaust Fans (Efs) and associated zones (room temperature controls) are setback during low-occupancy periods to save energy. This means that Monday-Friday the normal settings are in effect by about 5 a.m. and setback at 6 p.m., or earlier, to account for typical building occupancy schedules. There are additional setback guidelines for weekends, the day before a holiday, holidays, and the first business day after a holiday.
The percentage of building space with timers for temperature control is unknown.
The percentage of building space (square footage) with timers for temperature control:
The website URL where information about the practice is available:
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