Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.05
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date June 2, 2011
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Western Kentucky University
Tier2-1: Timers for Temperature Control

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Christian Ryan-Downing
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution use timers to regulate temperatures based on occupancy hours in at least one building?:

A brief description of the technology used:

Occupancy determined energy management is utilized in all academic and administrative buildings. During non-occupied hours, temperatures are set back using a computerized energy management system, Metasys. The specifics of temperature setbacks are outlined in the University Energy Policy. Additionally, activities are consolidated into fewer buildings during summer months so that unoccupied buildings can be left to "coast" at higher temperatures.

The website URL where information about the practice is available:

We schedule buildings off (unoccupied) when not in use through our web based Johnson Metasys Building automation system. (not timers) this method allows easy change to match any schedule change requirement on short notice.

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