Winter Session Energy Conservation

Turn off unused equipment:

  • All lights
  • Monitors and peripherals (but not computers and printers)*
  • Unplug unused docking stations and chargers
  • Laboratory equipment not necessary for safety or ongoing research
*please power down your own work space only

Unplug appliances:

  • Anything with a clock or timer such as coffee pots and microwaves
  • Fans
  • Personal refrigerators-- please empty, clean, defrost, and leave door open several days before leaving
  • Take all unused personal equipment home

Support efficient heating:

  • Unclutter areas near thermostats and vents
  • Properly shut all outside windows 
  • Open window blinds

It all adds up. Do your part. We should all do our part to save university resources by taking responsibility for our work spaces. The savings may be small on our own, but it adds up when we all contribute.

Sustain IU

Office of Sustainability
E-House
704 E. 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Phone: 812.855.9195
sustain@iu.edu