The goal of the Energy Manager is to provide as comfortable a
work and learning environment as possible in the most economical
way possible. The energy manager is responsible for tracking all
utility costs/bills, managing the energy management system,
managing the temperature control contract, and addressing all
temperature control problems on campus.
Heating and cooling on campus is provided by a distributed
system. The university has 26 boilers providing heat and
domestic hot water and 20 chillers ranging from
20 tons to 500
tons of cooling to all major buildings on campus.
There is also approximately 250 tons of
geothermal heating and cooling serving 4 buildings on campus. In addition
there are a number of individual air conditioners, heat pumps,
small boilers and furnaces located on campus and in the
There are 25 buildings tied into the Building Automation System
connected to a central control computer via the campus
computer network. Through this system we are able to start and stop
equipment, adjust set-points, confirm operations and trouble
Utility Consumption and Costs
Look at the recent energy consumption history at Salisbury
University. We are always trying to keep consumption down while
providing a comfortable environment for learning.