Resource Conservation & Energy

   The University of Oregon is committed to implementing resource conservation opportunities for all campus users and operations. This is occurring in all areas of campus operations. Facilities Services employs an Energy Specialist (541-346-2293) who evaluates existing systems, makes recommendations on maintenance and new projects to save energy and water resources.


 
 

"Phantom loads" like the little lights on a stereo or VCR or TV that stay on when it is off. These loads cost the United States:
-$3 billion per year
-10 power plants
-18 million tons of CO2
-more pollution than 6 million cars
-$1 billion in lost electricity
Among these "phantom loads" the highest consumers are cable boxes,
security systems, dishwashers, VCR's and TV's

FROM Solar Energy International in Carbondale, Colorado


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