Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date March 19, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Virginia Tech
OP-T2-14: Lighting Sensors

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Fred Selby
Energy & Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services, Office of Energy and Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the technology used:

Over the last several years, occupancy sensor lighting controls have been installed in numerous campus buildings either newly-constructed or with significant capital upgrades. For example, WattStopper ceiling mount, dual technology (passive infrared and ultrasonic) occupancy sensors were installed in 152 separate classrooms in 29 campus buildings to provide basic control of all lights on/off in a space depending on occupancy.


The percentage of building space with lighting sensors:
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The website URL where information about the institution's use of the technology is available:
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