29 Apr '14, 5pm

University of Akron Funds Campus Improvements with #Energy Savings | @edcmagazine @uakron

Johnson Controls, a multi-industrial company with businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, will help the University of Akron cut the energy consumed across campus and reinvest those savings into university upgrades. Initially, the university will save about 20 percent by 2016. Overall, the 15-year contract is projected to result in more than $58 million through streamlined operational and energy savings. The program will allow the university to meet the state’s goal of reducing energy consumption by 20 percent in 2014. This initiative will also put the university in a leadership position by using energy-saving technology and conservation. “This project allows us to meet our goals to drastically reduce energy consumption across campus while addressing critical deferred maintenance needs,” said Ralph Morrone, director of engineering, energy and s...

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