|Submission Date||Feb. 6, 2013|
Western Washington University
OP-T2-13: Timers for Temperature Control
Director of Sustainability
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:
WWU uses electronic timer functions within the computer based Building Automation Control System (BACS). These automated systems have many different industry standard names and acronyms. Also manual bypass occupancy timers are used for some zone control in addition to the BACS controls. All of the major facilities on campus have their Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems start and stop by these electronic timers. This is time of day scheduling that our Building Automation Control Technicians use to set the operating parameters of the HVAC systems.
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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