04/15/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/16/2019 00:39
Back in 2004, the university was struggling with a growing list of deferred maintenance challenges, including equipment failures and outdated technology. To address these issues, the university partnered with Schneider Electric to develop a customized energy efficiency project. The savings came from a wide variety of measures that improved energy efficiency and enhanced the learning environment, including:
· Replacing HVAC equipment to increase comfort for staff, faculty and students
· Updating hot water heaters, water fixtures and the chiller plant to increase the life of equipment
· Installing new energy management systems to decrease staff maintenance time
· Retrofitting campus lighting for a brighter learning environment
'We are very grateful for our partnership with Schneider Electric that has helped us achieve our energy efficiency goals,' said Alicen Flosi, instructor and director of sustainability at Lamar University.
For more information on how Schneider Electric helps universities tackle their top priorities with energy efficiency, please visit schneider-electric.us/enable.