USM Reports $10M in Energy Savings Since 2009

USM reports $10M-plus in savings from energy-efficiency efforts

Mississippi Business Journal, October 16, 2014

The University of Southern Mississippi has undertaken significant changes in energy consumption and efficiency that have resulted in a savings of more than $10 million since 2009, according to USM.

Facilities across the Hattiesburg campus — including those designated for academics, athletics, residence life and dining — continue to be examined to determine amounts of energy used, cost, and the energy-use infrastructure in each building. The University’s Physical Plant reviews utility data, targets “hot” spots (high-energy consumption areas of campus) and makes adjustments that have minimal impact on building occupants and materials.

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