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Energy Management

The Office of Facilities Management is responsible for the purchasing, distribution, and monitoring of energy consumed on the University campus.

Systems under the guidance of Facilities Management include:

  • Central Heating Plant
  • Air Conditioning Systems / Thermal Ice Storage Plant
  • Primary High Voltage Electrical distribution system
  • Natural Gas / Electrical systems for all buildings and living units
  • University Energy Management System
  • Reverse Osmosis Water Systems
  • All potable and waste water systems

It is the goal of Facilities Management to operate these systems in an efficient, cost effective manner, while maintaining a comfortable and safe environment for our campus community. 

We strive to be good stewards of our natural resources and work to conserve energy whenever possible. DePauw University is  the proud recipient of two Gold LEED certifications for new buildings and is committed to LEED certification of future construction projects. Questions regarding energy consumption and conservation should be directed to Facilities Management at 765-658-4233.

Energy Facts

Annually, DePauw consumes:

  • 172 million pounds of steam
  • 65 million gallons of water
  • 170 million cubic feet of natural gas
  • 30 million kilowatts of electricity