Energy Management--HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Do You Need an Energy Master Plan? Discusses the benefits of having a comprehensive energy plan to contain costs and better serve future student populations and presents a case study on energy master planning. Included are the... 06/30/2000
DOE's Rebuild America Program Transitions Dramatically. Discusses details of the reorganization of this program, transferring it from the Department of Energy to the State Technologies Advancement Collaborative, which is a consortium with which the DOE... 06/30/2005
E2IT, the Energy Efficient IT Report: What Works and What Doesn't in IT Energy Reduction. Evaluates responses by 778 IT professionals in U.S. organizations to a survey on the importance organizations are placing on IT energy use and costs, the measures organizations are taking to reduce... 08/03/2008
Earth, Wind, and Fire. Profiles three colleges' respective use of wind power, composting, solar energy, geothermal systems, and intense water conservation. 06/30/2009
Eastern Mennonite U Dashboard Educates Residents on Energy Use. Describes how Eastern Mennonite University, a small liberal arts Christian college in Virginia, is making an energy usage dashboard available to the campus residents and visitors for its newest... 03/29/2011
Efficient Cooling for California Campus. Describes how three separate wet-bulb conditions are used by three evaporative cooling air-handling units and a chiller with an evaporatively cooled condenser to reduce electrical costs for air... 04/30/2005
Electric Deregulation: Don't Get the Cart before the Horse. Examines the development of a campus energy monitoring system and three energy strategies to help control energy costs in a deregulated environment. Strategies discussed involve purchasing off-campus... 02/28/1999
Energy Commitments for Green Schools. A Study for Carbon Neutrality: the Impact of Decisions, Design and Energy. Transforming decisionmaking processes regarding energy efficiency can affect the design of an education building. Discusses factors affecting the carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint of a building, and... 09/30/2011
Energy Conservation through Upgrades in Ice Arenas. Details mechanical upgrades and technological improvements to two ice arenas at the University of Delaware which saved the school over 1.5 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year. 02/28/2002
Energy Efficiency for Tropical Campus Describes energy efficiency achieved at a Singapore university through energy-efficient lighting and air-conditioning, an integrated building management system, and extensive use of natural... 04/30/2006
Energy Efficiency Interventions in UK Higher Education Institutions. This paper provides an insight into energy efficiency interventions studies, focusing on issues arising in UK higher education institutions (HEIs) in particular Based on a review of the context for... 12/31/2010
Energy Management and the Infrastructure System. Describes a state-of-the-art energy management program at Wake Forest University (North Carolina) designed to include all on-campus property, and explores the various aspects of cost/benefit analysis... 06/30/1998
Energy Management: Key Success Elements This article describes key success elements for an energy management program, many of which originate from other industries. Elements include: Treat Energy as a Business Issue… that has a Plan; Have... 02/29/2012
Energy Management: Money in the Bank. Discusses how the University of Utah developed a new chiller plant that could handle the existing and future loads of energy requirements while being totally financed via the implementation of energy... 12/31/2000
Energy Performance Evaluation of an Educational Facility: The Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Documents the post-occupancy energy performance analysis of Oberlin College's Adam Joseph Lewis Center, an academic building designed to be an energy producer, rather than an energy consumer.... 10/31/2004
Energy Shared is a Dollar Earned. Reviews demand response programs that enable institutions to sell back to the grid some of their non-essential energy during peak demand, with an example of how it is implemented at University of... 09/30/2007
ENERGY STAR and Green Guildings: Using ENERGY STAR Resources for Green Building Rating Systems; LEED, Green Globes and CHPS. Discusses the United States Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR program, which delivers tools and resource to curb facilities energy use. Details of the program, as well as those of... 12/31/2010
Energy Star for Higher Education Provides information to higher education institution on the Energy Star program, offerin energy management strategies including benchmarking, online training, examples from participating institutions...
Energy Submetering: The Key to Cost-Effective Conservation. Examines the monitoring results from two large-scale metering and energy information projects: Texas LoanSTAR Program; and the Texas A & M Campus Project. Data suggest implementing an energy... 10/31/1999
Energy: An Overview. Reviews transformations in the field of energy over the last 30 years, including the 1970s energy crisis and the legislative response, the abandonment of nuclear energy, growing dependence on natural... 12/31/2002
Expectations for a Greener Tomorrow. Profiles the North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College. The facility features a large, commercial-grade wind turbine that supplies electricity to the entire... 09/30/2010
Expending Energy-Conservation Goes a Long Way. Describes campus energy-saving strategies, emphasizing temperature control and campaigns to turn off lights and computers when not in use. 12/31/2005
Facility Monitoring Requirements for Optimal Energy Efficiency. Discusses the inadequacy of demand control ventilation (DCV) in maintaining optimal indoor environmental quality. The advantages of intelligent controls with the ability to sense a variety of indoor... 10/31/2010
Financing Sustainability on Campus. This guide describes a wide variety of financial tools and programs and goes through the process—from identifying and analyzing the economics of proposed projects to execution—with examples from... 12/31/2008
Finding a Balance. Addresses current trends in the invisible components of building systems: foam duct insulation, greener energy systems, and water resource conservation. The article highlights Pennsylvania State... 02/28/2011