Facilities Management

Energy Conservation Tips

line up of light bulbs

  • Turn off lights if leaving a room for more than a few minutes.
  • Replace incandescent light bulbs with either LED bulbs or compact fluorescent bulbs.
  • Turn off lights before occupancy sensors do.
  • Maximize the use of natural lighting.
  • Report excessive illumination – Report waste.
  • Dress to your work environment.
  • Do not use space heaters.
  • Unplug items not in use, such as chargers and fans.
  • Close windows in conditioned spaces.
  • Turn off monitors, and if possible computers, when you go home at night.
  • Enable power-save mode for computers, printers, copiers and other office equipment.
  • Consolidate and share office equipment.
  • Consolidate and share kitchenettes to reduce quantity of refrigerators, coffee makers, microwaves, etc.
  • Buy equipment with an ENERGY STAR label.
  • Report excessive heating or cooling in any areas.

Office Location                                                Office Hours         

UNI Facilities Management                               Monday - Friday
1801 W 31st St                                                  7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0189