Carnegie Mellon University

Energy Conservation

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-A voluntary, self-guided program that supports and rewards office's for taking energy and water conservation actions.

Water Conservation

Several water conservation initiaties are being utilized on campus.

  • Housing uses 103 sets of high efficiency washers & dryers in resident halls
  • Low-flow faucets installed in 25% of campus buildings.
  • Low-flow showerheads on 80% of all shower heads, converted to use 2.5gpm.
  • Ultra low flow urinals (.5 liter per flush) installed in several buildings.
  • Rain water collection systems installed in three buildings utilized for toilets and irrigation.