Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.64
Liaison William Cocke
Submission Date May 14, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of North Texas
IN-1: Innovation 1

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Todd Spinks
Director
UNT Sustainability
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
S.M.A.R.T.

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome :

S.M.A.R.T. stands for Save, Measure, Assess, Reduce, Track. It is an energy savings performance contract with Schneider Electric to help increase cost-savings and affect positive change in campus energy use.


A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):

The contract has a cost of $42,386,339 and is self-funded with guaranteed energy savings over $3 million per year over the course of 20 years. There is a guaranteed $67 million savings by Schneider Electric, and has no cost impact to students or programs.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of 5):
Yes or No
Curriculum No
Research No
Campus Engagement No
Public Engagement No
Air & Climate No
Buildings No
Dining Services No
Energy Yes
Grounds No
Purchasing No
Transportation No
Waste No
Water No
Coordination, Planning & Governance No
Diversity & Affordability No
Health, Wellbeing & Work No
Investment No

Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :

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