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Energy Generation, Purchasing, & Distribution (eGen) SWATeam (Ongoing)

Project History

  • 8/21/2019

    Dear FY19 SWATeam members, As another academic year is about to begin, we want to first thank you for all of your help moving campus toward the goals outlined in the Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP).

  • 8/10/2019

    Following the completion of iWG assessment for EGEN009 Campus Geothermal Policy, the recommendation was transmitted to Dr. Mohamed Attalla, Director of Facilities & Services.

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Description

The iCAP (2010) provides the following commitments for energy conservation:  

·         20% reduction in total building energy use by fiscal year 2015 (compared to 2008)

·         15% reduction in associated building related emissions by 2015

The iCAP provides the following commitments for building standards:

·         all new buildings and major renovations meet LEED Gold Standards by 2011

·         all new buildings and major renovations meet LEED Platinum Standards by 2015

·         all currently planned new construction and major renovation projects demonstrate at least a 30% improvement in building energy performance over ASHRAE Standard 90.1 for total building energy use by 2015

The iCAP provides the following commitments for space management and growth:

·         “no net increase in space” policy for the entire campus by 2012, applicable to all space controlled by campus

Project Team

  • Primary Contact:

    Sowmiya Raju

    Project Leader:

    Yu-Feng Lin

    Team Members:

    • Andrew Stumpf
    • Tim Mies
    • Mike Larson
    • Jonah Messinger
    • Gabriel Mishaan

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