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U.S. Department of Energy, Better Buildings Beat Team featured Pace University in "Quick Action and Coordination Saves Energy for Pace University"

10/12/2020

U.S. Department of Energy, Better Buildings Beat Team featured Pace University in "Quick Action and Coordination Saves Energy for Pace University"

As a Better Buildings Challenge partner, Pace University has committed to 20% energy reduction campus-wide by 2023. When COVID-19 hit New York City in March and April, the university acted swiftly by closing the campus and sending nearly all students, faculty, and staff to attend classes and work remotely. While preparing buildings for safe re-occupancy, staff on campus made energy efficiency progress through key upgrades, coordination among facilities staff, utilizing existing tools and protocols, and the ability to act quickly on an unoccupied campus. Together, these measures have achieved 30-40% energy savings compared to the same period last year.

Read the full Better Buildings Beat Team article.