TAMU Winner of EPA Energy-Savings Competition

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energy-savingTexas A&M University’s Utilities & Energy Services placed first nationally in the 2015 “Battle of the Buildings Team Challenge” sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with the competition including 125 teams across the U.S. and involving more than 6,500 buildings.

Texas A&M’s Energy Services Company (ESCO) Project Team won on the basis of improved energy efficiency in six targeted buildings—improving energy efficiency by 35.5 percent in those facilities while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 1,726 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent—resulting in savings of more than $548,900 over the course of a 12-month period.

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