During the summer of 2011, the Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) Chair, Suhail Barot, and the F&S Sustainability Coordinator, Morgan Johnston, worked with the Utilities and Energy Services Division of F&S to develop an energy conservation fund. Discussions included topics such as:
- source of initial funds
- qualification requirements for projects
- selection process for funding
- resources needed to manage the fund and process
One comment made by the Director of Utilities and Energy Services, Kent Reifsteck, was that this is a "fund for departments to access to allow them to implement energy conservation measures in order to take advantage of the Energy Incentive Program." The incentive program was next step#2 from the Utilities Stewarding Excellence report.