University of Iowa

Energy & Environment

The University of Iowa utilizes a variety of tools, processes, and programs to manage energy production, distribution, and consumption as well as to identify opportunities for energy improvements and reduction of costs.

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Building energy dashboards
Building Energy Dashboards

Track energy consumption in your building in real-time.

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Renewable Energy

Our award-winning biomass program is leading the way to Zero Coal by 2025.

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Energy Control Center
Energy Control Center

The Energy Control Center (ECC) houses one of the most advanced and extensive management tools available in a campus environment.
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Environmental Compliance

Design & Construction Environmental Services and the Environmental Compliance team within Utilities ensure that the University of Iowa is in compliance with all local, state, and federal environmental laws and regulations.

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UI Power Plant
Utilities Production and Distribution

The University of Iowa focuses on reliable energy production and distribution in order to efficiently serve critical campus facilities and smart buildings.

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Sustainable Initiatives
Sustainable Initiatives

The UI's 2020 Vision outlines seven ambitious sustainability targets. Facilities Management plays an integral role in helping The University of Iowa to meet several of these targets.

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The University of Iowa campus is aiming to be Zero Coal by 2025. Read the announcement here.