Thurston Bowles lab airflow reduction

Date: April 2010

Description:  This project involved energy savings through technology to reduce airflow in Hooker Hall laboratories.  RESPC contributed 10% of the total cost, with the rest from AARA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) funding from the State Energy Office.  The payback period for this project was 1 year.

Allocation amount: $17,460

Benefits to students and UNC:

  • Energy savings
  • Avoided costs
  • Simple payback of 1 year

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