Posts Tagged ‘ Ted Weidner ’

Auto accident damages Chase Hall

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 24, 2009

University Police continue to investigate a Sept. 18 motor vehicle accident on East Campus that left 75-year-old Curtis Twedt of Lincoln dead. Twedt’s car crashed into Chase Hall at about 11:19 p.m. and he was pronounced dead on the scene when rescue workers arrived. A passerby witnessed the accident and summoned police. Twedt’s car, a […]

Grant helps fund energy-saving sensors install for Andersen Hall

Jun 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, June 11, 2009

Lincoln Electric System has awarded UNL an $18,000 grant to partially fund the installation of occupancy sensors in Andersen Hall. The funds are part of an energy-efficient grant program sponsored by LES. When rooms are unoccupied, the sensors turn off lighting and ventilation, reducing heating and cooling needs. The infrared sensors are already being used […]

Digging in to save energy

May 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, May 7, 2009

University taps first geothermal project for Whittier remodel A handful of mud-caked Texas construction workers are helping UNL tap into energy savings. Working on the facility upgrade of Whittier Junior High (22nd and Vine streets), employees of Looptech International are drilling UNL’s first geothermal well field. When complete, the well field will use stable temperatures […]

Sensing energy conservation

Dec 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, December 11, 2008

Hardin Hall opts for sensor control of lights, HVAC systems The School of Natural Resources is practicing what it teaches. With a focus on environmental sustainability, Natural Resources has volunteered to become UNL’s first building with individual occupancy sensors controlling lights and HVAC systems. The sensors – which are being installed in individual offices, meeting […]

Meters provide stats on building energy use

Dec 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, December 11, 2008

Energy consumption of UNL’s major buildings is being monitored. Facilities Management and Planning has worked to connect energy meters measuring use of electricity, steam, chilled water, domestic water and natural gas to most UNL buildings. The data is being used to track energy use and guide energy conservation measures. Facilities Management and Planning has also […]