|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 11, 2011|
University of Utah
Tier2-4: Vending Machine Sensors
|0.25 / 0.25||
Has the institution installed vending machine motion sensors for at least one vending machine?:
A brief description of the technology used:
The EMS-55, produced by Elstat, can save up to 35% on energy-usage by turning off lights and running on a lower compressor setting when the machine is not in use. All machines on campus will display information about the project and sustainability efforts by Coca-Cola and the University. These energy savings will lower the University's energy bills as well as reduce the University's carbon footprint.
As of 5/23/2011, a total of ten EMS-55 have been installed on campus. These are part of a pilot program that is testing their efficiency, and all machines on campus may ultimately be fitted with EMS-55 equipment.
The website URL where information about the institution's use of the technology is available: