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Important steps for energy savings over the Thankgiving break

Over the Thanksgiving break, remember these important steps for energy savings:

  • Turn off all possible electronic equipment, including computers, monitors, printers, speakers, etc.
  • Unplug items such as fans, chargers, radios, and appliances, such as microwaves and coffeemakers.
  • Close blinds and tilt the slats upwards.
  • Remember that temperatures may be cooler than usual, as heat may not be scheduled in some areas.
  • Turn off lights as you leave.

Select Res Life buildings to compete in national energy competition

Residential Life is proud to announce that the following buildings have been selected to participate in the national ENERGY STAR Battle of the Buildings: BOOTCAMP 2016 to be held September 1 - November 30, 2016.


Bost                                                                          Carreker East

Davis                                                                        Carreker West

Griffith Community Center                                   McPherson

Morsani-Smith                                                       Payne-Ellis

Sitlington                                                                ZINK-ALLEN

Young                                                                     BOOKER-STINCHCOMB

These OSU Residential Life buildings will be competing with buildings across the nation in a race to reduce electricity and water waste!  Winners and rankings will be announced in Spring 2017.  For more information, email:

Report energy waste or other maintenance issues, contact Residential Life Facilities Management: 405-744-8510.

OSU Facilities Reach $1 Million Cost Reduction

For the second year in a row, Oklahoma State University is acknowledging facilities which  have reduced their cumulative building energy costs by $1 million.  Facilities recognized this year include: OSU-Stillwater's Willard Hall, Edmon Low Library, Noble Research Center, Physical Sciences and Bennett Hall. The OSU-IT campus in Okmulgee was also recognized for reaching the million dollar mark in energy savings for the entire campus. For the entire story, visit pages 7-8 of the O'Colly dated Friday, April 22.

OSU System saves $35 million with energy program

Your mileage may vary, but you might want to take a few tips from Oklahoma State University to cut your energy bill. After all, the OSU A&M System has slashed $35 million from its utility bill in the last nine years.  Read more...

OSUIT earns accolades for energy cost savings from PSO

When it comes to saving money on energy costs, a little can go a long way. Read more...