Energy Conservation Responsibilities

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Every person is expected to become an “energy saver” as well as an “energy consumer.”

The College is committed to and responsible for a safe and healthy learning environment.

The faculty/staff member is responsible for implementing the guidelines during the time that he/she is present in the instruction room/office.

The custodial staff is responsible for control of common areas, i.e. hallways, dining areas, etc.

Security personnel are responsible for verification of the nighttime shutdown.

The energy specialist provides regular (at least semi-annual) program update reports to the College administration.

The energy specialist performs routine audits of all facilities and communicates the audit results to the appropriate personnel.

The energy specialist is responsible for either directly or indirectly making adjustments to COM’s Energy Management System (EMS), including temperature settings and run times for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and other controlled equipment.

The energy specialist provides monthly energy savings reports to facilities management detailing performance results.

The administration will regularly communicate the importance and impact of the energy conservation program to its internal and external constituents.

To complement the organization's behavioral-based energy conservation program, the College shall develop and implement a preventive maintenance and monitoring plan for its facilities and systems, including HVAC, building envelope and moisture control.

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