2012 ECU Celebrates It's 2nd Annual Green Holiday
What is A Green Holiday?
A Green Holiday is an observed extended break which serves to boost employee morale by providing a well deserved break, as well as reduce campus utility consumption through minimizing heating, cooling and electrical loads during the holiday.
The University Winter Break schedule for December 2012 provides for an extended period of 11 days when the University will shut down most operations (visit the University holiday website to view the schedule: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-ecu/holiday.cfm.
When leaving for break, occupants are asked to turn off and reduce electrical loads as much as possible. In addition, certain building temperature set points will be reduced to further extend the conservation opportunities (campus research labs, occupied support spaces, and patient care areas are excluded from the setback). As a result of everyone's combined efforts, the University conserve both electricity and natural gas; thereby helping the University reach its required 30% energy reduction by 2015 and reduce the net impact on the environment.
For areas included in the setback listed below, a formal exemption request can be submitted for evaluation for exclusion from the setback (see building lists and exemption request link below). Exemption requests must be submitted by December 5th for evaluation.
Those who choose to be on campus during the break can expect to find many buildings with decreased lighting and cooler temperatures. In accordance with the defined holiday schedule, buildings will not be returned to normal occupied conditions until the end of the break.
Main Campus Schedule
Main Campus will be closed Saturday, December 22nd, 2012- Tuesday, January 1st, 2013
Health Science Campus Schedule (Clinic Schedule)
Health Science Campus will be closed Saturday, December 22nd, 2012- Wednesday, December 26, 2012 & Monday December 31st- January1st, 2013.
Clinics may be Open Thursday, December 27th & Friday December 28th.
Participate in this Green Holiday by:
Unplugging all non-essential electronics including coffee pots, chargers, microwaves, printers, copiers, computers, radios, etc.
Turn off copiers, computers, lights and anything else you see
Shutdown non-essential lab equipment, close fume hoods, etc.
Close all exterior doors and windows.
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2011 Holiday Setback Program Report
Questions or Concerns? Please contact Brian Pipkin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 744-2251.