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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Sarah Waddle
Submission Date Jan. 25, 2011
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Earlham College
Tier2-1: Timers for Temperature Control

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Cindy Callahan
Assistant Director of Facilities
Facilities
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Does the institution use timers to regulate temperatures based on occupancy hours in at least one building?:
Does the institution use timers to regulate temperatures based on occupancy hours in at least one ... (Yes)

A brief description of the technology used:

The campus heating and cooling set points are controlled by an Energy Management System operating with heating and cooling set points. During hours when the educational and administrative buildings are closed, building temperatures are set back to 65 degrees for the heating months.
• During normal operating hours, the buildings is set between 68 and 72 degrees.
• Building vestibules and foyers is unheated, unless needed for mechanical piping.
• Residence Halls is set at 72 degrees during the day and set back to 68 degrees during early morning hours.


The website URL where information about the practice is available:
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