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Thanksgiving Break offers energy savings opportunities

For OSU students, Thanksgiving Break begins Wednesday, November 22. For OSU faculty and staff, Thankgiving Break is Thursday-Friday, November 23 -24. This is a great opportunity for energy savings throughout the OSU campus, including Residential Life and Dining Services areas. Before you leave for the break, please be sure to "power down," and help reduce energy costs and demand.

  • Turn off lights.
  • Turn off computers, monitors, printers, speakers, etc.
  • Unplug chargers, coffeemakers, etc.
  • Make sure windows are securely closed and fastened.
  • Lower mini-blinds and tilt slats upwards.
  • Please be aware that temperatures may be cooler than normal during break
    as HVAC may be in unoccupied mode from November 22 - 26, in some areas.

Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Energy Services located in new Central Plant

The Energy Services Department, which includes the Energy Management Program, has relocated to the new Central Plant located along Washington Street just north of Hall of Fame Avenue. The new 73,000-square foot facility was designed to improve efficiency and help the university reduce its environmental footprint. Energy Management is now located on the north end of the 2nd floor in the 223 suite. An Open House will be held Friday, April 27 from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

 

October is National Energy Awareness Month

October has been declared National Energy Awareness Month. Whether being mindful of actions at OSU that impact energy usage, preparing to weatherize your home, or planning to purchase energy efficient appliances before the holidays, your actions impact our energy future in America. Learn more from the Department of Energy.