Please remember to power down before you leave your residence hall for an extended period over Winter Break. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.
Here are some things you can do to help conserve energy while you are away:
- Turn off lights in your residence when you leave, even if only for a short period of time.
- Turn off lights to common areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, common rooms and suites when you leave and especially before leaving for the holiday.
- Unplug electronics. Many electronics pull energy even when they are turned off. Unplug electronic devices while you are away on break to save energy.
- Set thermostat settings to 65 degrees F.
Contact: Sustainability and Environmental Management Office, 615-322-9022