College Planning & Management

JUN 2013

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$80 million in energy savings. Now that's paradise. With Hawai'i having the highest electricity prices in the United States, the University of Hawai'i Community Colleges are taking action to conserve energy. Working with Johnson Controls, the community college system is upgrading fve of its campuses. Improvements include energy-effcient lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning upgrades, and a Metasys® building management system to monitor and control energy use. Additionally, solar photovoltaic and solar hot water systems take advantage of the islands' abundant sunshine. These improvements are expected to save $80 million over 20 years, preserving more funds for education. Carbon emissions will be reduced by 5,200 metric tons, complementing Hawai'i's respect for the land. And students and faculty beneft from more comfortable learning environments and sustainability education programs provided by Johnson Controls. Aloha paradise! Johnson Controls makes buildings work more effciently, sustainably and proftably, and we can do the same for your campus. After all, when buildings work better, people work better. Visit

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