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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.

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Liaison Gioia Thompson
Submission Date March 19, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Vermont
OP-T2-16: Vending Machine Sensors

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Complete Expired Gioia Thompson
Director
UVM Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution installed vending machine motion sensors for at least one vending machine?:
Yes

A brief description of the technology used:

UVM uses the Vending Miser system in 80 vending machines. Machines that do not have perishable foods power down lighting and cooling after 15 minutes of not being in use. When the machines are not being used for extended periods of time, the vending machines’ refrigeration system will turn back on periodically to cool refreshments cold.


The percentage of vending machines with sensors:
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The website URL where information about the institution's use of the technology is available:

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