Sustainable WCU. Energy Management Office Energy Manager Lauren R. Bishop Energy Management Specialist Caden Painter Graduate Assistant Meghan Kearns. “Paw Print” Overview. Introduction Job Responsibilities Energy Issues and Opportunities Educational Outreach & Programs
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Energy Management Office
Lauren R. Bishop
Energy Management Specialist
Educational Outreach & Programs
Green Capital Projects
The Future of EM
We Wear MANY Exciting HATS!
Manage energy needs
Communication & Involvement
Strategist +Project Manager + Change Manager =
Energy Management @ WCU
Human Behavior Programs
Systematic Concept Method
Bodies act as systems of a whole
Buildings act as systems a whole
Principles of Sustainability
Effective & Successful EM must understand these systems and how they interact.
"We shape our buildings, then our buildings shape us."
-- Winston Churchill
2,732 trillion in 2006
28% total increase from 2005 to 2020
1.7 % per year
Fuel sources for Energy needs in North Carolina
Nat. Gas 9%
Cost of Energy Imports $20 Billion
Natural Gas236 TBtu
Nuclear 408 TBtu
$20 billion per year leaves our economy for energy imports
Electricity 409 TBtu
Wood, Waste, Biomass 96 TBtu
Electrical Losses 734 TBtu
CO257 million tons
CO269 million tons
SO2 636 tons
Began as WHEE Recycle & WHEE Save
“Be the change you wish to see in the world”
Building Automation System:
Energy Audits – survey of energy systems to enhance building performance
Tracking Measures - Key Performance Indicators (KPI):
Components of Performance Plan
WCU has reduced usage by 34%
For more information please go to www.energy.wcu.edu
2009-10 Summary Completed Goals:
WCU has reduced usage by 19%.
Are you ready for the NEW GREEN ECONOMY?
"The time is always right to do what is right.”
--Martin Luther King, Jr.
Create WCU Office of Sustainability
UNC Tomorrow, 20/20 and UNC Sustainability Policy
Continue to develop innovative and successful programs to lead WCU towards a sustainable future.