Strategy 1.0 Energy Efficiency and Conservation
These portfolio solutions will help UIC achieve its commitment to be a Carbon Neutral Campus and could save UIC over 55,000 MTCO2e annually. Read the full report, including how we calculated the greenhouse gas reduction potential in the full Climate Action Implementation Plan.
1.1 Implement Strategic Energy Management (SEM)
Solution 1.1.1 SEM: Energy Conservation Measure (ECM) Portfolio
A central component of the SEM is the development and management of an Energy Conservation Measure (ECM) Portfolio that will identify quick payback energy savings projects like steam trap replacements, LED upgrades, and energy retrofit projects. This solution has the potential to save UIC almost 40,000 MTCO2e.