Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by BNixon in Top Stories
Energy-efficiency projects at the State University of New York at Buffalo will save the university approximately $513,000 in energy costs, says the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.The energy-saving projects are part of the state’s Build Smart NY initiative, which seeks to increase energy efficiency in state buildings by 20 percent in seven years and move the university closer to its goal to become carbon neutral by 2030.Kapoor Hall, pictured, which houses the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, is projected to be 29 percent more energy efficient than required by the New York State energy code. Davis Hall, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ research facility, is projected to operate at 34-percent higher energy efficiency than required by the energy code.Find out how state facilities around New York are saving energy and cutting utilities costs at Build Smart NY
, where you’ll find progress reports, case studies, energy savings, project costs and more.