The OSU/A&M Board of Regents embraces energy conservation and endorses the concept that it is everyone’s responsibility to ensure every reasonable effort is made to conserve energy and natural resources while exercising sound financial management. The importance of adopting an energy management and conservation policy is recognized in order to administer the program. NEO A&M Energy Management is here to ensure all students, faculty, and staff at the college are informed and empowered to conserve as much energy as possible.
To promote campus–wide stewardship of resources by reducing energy consumption while maintaining a productive, educational environment.
Monthly Energy Tip
Bad Energy Wasting Habits
Making these simple changes will help save energy.
We’re all guilty of bad habits. Don’t live in denial, it only wastes energy. The good news, you can become a reformed energy hog by avoiding these energy guzzling habits.
Energy Hog: I waste time and energy in front of the fridge while it’s open.
Energy Fact: People spend about 10.4 hours a year staring at an open fridge.
Energy Hog: I buy incandescent bulbs.
Energy Fact: LEDs can save you up to $135 over their life time.
Energy Hog: I fall asleep with the television on.
Energy Fact: If it’s your nightly routine, it costs you about $55 a year or a nice dinner for two.
Energy Hog: I keep my charged laptop and cell phone plugged – in.
Energy Fact: It won’t go past 100% but it’ll waste energy.
Energy Hog: I don’t program my programmable thermostat.
Energy Fact: It’s costing you about $180 a year.