energy savings

  1. October 13, 2021

    Energy-conserving windows installed at Oxford Houses

    Approximately 16,000 square feet of replacement windows at Oxford Houses student-housing facility are expected to significantly reduce energy use and save heating and cooling costs.

  2. May 10, 2021

    Kinesiology Building renovation, addition certified LEED Gold

    The School of Kinesiology Building renovation and addition has earned LEED Gold building certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of sustainability-related efforts.

  3. May 12, 2020

    Research group looks to encourage energy conservation

    Buildings accounted for 98.5 percent of total Ann Arbor campus energy use during fiscal year 2019, and one U-M research team has been exploring ways to better enable energy efficiency projects in existing buildings.

  4. August 27, 2019

    Biological Sciences Building certified as LEED Gold

    The Biological Sciences Building has earned certification as a LEED Gold building by the U.S. Green Building Council.

  5. April 22, 2019

    ‘Induced’ driving could offset self-driving cars’ energy savings

    The benefits of self-driving cars will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may provide.

  6. November 16, 2017

    Study says swap all incandescent bulbs, keep CFLs, older LEDs

    A new study from U-M researchers recommends replacing all incandescent and halogen light bulbs now with compact fluorescent lamps or LEDs.

  7. November 19, 2015

    University managing energy consumption as campus grows

    As the Ann Arbor campus has added new but more energy-intensive buildings, Energy Management has maintained an 8 percent annual energy-consumption savings for six years.