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The 2011 Building Energy Challenge consists of ten E&G buildings competing in 4 categories, as well as the thirteen UHDS Residence Halls and four cooperative houses.  The division of buildings into categories is an attempt to normalize inequalities between the buildings' innate base energy load.  The buildings are listed below.

To see the calculations that determine %change and gross change, please click the hyperlinked category heading.

Education & General (E&G) Participating Buildings:

Building: Competition Based on % Change vs. Baseline: Gross Change vs. Baseline
Heat Only
  -14.4% -6,038 kWh

Adams Hall

Electricity -15.4%
-1,039 kWh

Bexell Hall

Electricity -17.0%
-4,203 kWh

Moreland Hall

Electricity -7.7%
-796 kWh
Shop/Maintenance
  -1.7% -8.0 MMBtu

Cascades Hall

Electricity & Natural Gas +8.2%
+21.5 MMBtu

Facilities Shops

Electricity +5.3%
+4.1MMBtu

Motor Pool

Electricity & Natural Gas -0.2%
-0.1 MMBtu

Property Services

Electricity & Natural Gas -40.4%
-33.4 MMBtu
Office & Data Center
  +6.23% +166.8 MMBtu

Kelley Engineering

Electricity & Steam  -1.2% -22.3 MMBtu

Kerr Administration*

Electricity & Steam  +19.2% +189.1MMBtu
Some HVAC
   -11.8% -168.5 MMBtu

Withycombe Hall

Electricity & Steam
 -11.8% -168.5 MMBtu

* - It has been discovered that significant data center capacity had been added to Kerr since February 2010.  This increased load, including cooling & ventilation, and power supply equipment, is thought to be the reason behind the increase in use.

Updated: 3/02/2011

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UHDS Participating Buildings:

Building: Competition Based on % Change vs. Baseline: Gross Change vs. Baseline
Residence Halls
  -1.3% -7,291kWh
Bloss Hall
Electricity

+4.1%

+1,812 kWh
Buxton Hall
Electricity -4.6%
-1,947 kWh
Callahan Hall
Electricity -11.0%
-2,587 kWh
Cauthorn Hall
Electricity +1.4%
+348 kWh
Finley Hall
Electricity -4.8%
-2,188 kWh
Halsell Hall
Electricity 0.0%
-8 kWh
Hawley Hall
Electricity  +2.5% +1,028 kWh
McNary Hall
Electricity  -4.8% -5,038 kWh
Poling Hall
Electricity -3.2% -251 kWh
Sackett Hall
Electricity

-6.5%

-2,476 kWh
Weatherford Hall
Electricity +1.3% +912 kWh
West Hall Electricity +8.8% +3,884 kWh
Wilson Hall Electricity -3.5% -780 kWh
Co-op Category
  +7.7% +2,385 kWh
Avery Lodge Electricity +15.9% -952 kWh
Azalea House Electricity -11.4% +1,348 kWh
Dixon Lodge Electricity +14.2% +1,144 kWh
Oxford House Electricity +13.4% +845 kWh

Updated: 3/02/2011

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