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Week #3 results for POWERless Energy Competition

The spring 2011 POWERless Energy Competition is now entering its final stretch, and results are in for the first three weeks of the four-week competition. Elon has posted a 6.2 percent energy reduction to date in the competition with the goal of reaching a 10 percent overall decrease.

Results by competition category are as follows:

Buildings Division I: The Oaks Building F continues to be at the top of the list, posting a reduction of 8.8%. Oaks Building B trails with a 7.8% reduction, and the three buildings of Story Center (Chandler, Maynard and Colclough) posted reductions of 6.8%, 6.5% and 6%, respectively.

Buildings Division II: For the second week in a row, every building in the top 10 has exceeded the campus-wide goal of a 10% reduction. For the third week in a row Academic Village Kenan Honors Pavilion leads the division with a reduction of 19.7%, though the Academic Village Isabella Cannon International Pavilion is looking to take over the lead, with a reduction of 19.6%.

Areas Division I: North Area has taken the lead this week, posting a reduction of 5.10%, just enough to slide past The Oaks and their 5.06% reduction.

Areas Division II: For the third week in a row, two of the three areas in this division (Academic Village Pavilions and Loy Center) have shown reductions exceeding the campus-wide goal, with results of 19.7% and 11.8%, respectively. Danieley Center follows closely with a 8.2% reduction.

Don’t forget to “Commit to Reduce” on the Building Dashboard to be entered into a prize drawing that will take place at the end of the competition for two bikes and two Phoenix cash prizes.

For full results, visit the POWERless Results link on the right and be sure to “Like” Elon Sustainability on Facebook for more information about sustainability initiatives on campus.

Eric Townsend,
3/14/2011 1:46 PM