UI Main Energy Plant
Energy Monitoring and Management Tools
The University of Iowa utilizes a variety of energy monitoring tools, processes and programs to provide real-time predictions of energy consumption and trends, and to identify opportunities for energy efficiency improvements and reduction of costs.
Through focusing on reliable and renewable energy, the University of Iowa has employed energy conservation efforts, built LEED facilities, modernized aged building systems, and nurtured a culture of conservation.
Some of these strategies include:
- Energy Curtaillment Program
- Updating building design standards to lower the impact of growth
- Pursuing aggressive energy conservation opportunities
- Upgrading building HVAC systems to employ more energy efficient designs