With the warm summer weather coming requests for fans and cooling are arriving into Facilities.
The recommended fan to purchase for use on campus is a Dyson. While they are more expensive than some of the alternatives there are good reasons to purchase a quality unit.
Including:1. More efficient at moving air 2. More energy efficient – 40% savings3. Quieter – 75%4. Typically double the warranty
If you need a fan, before ordering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know. We will send a technician to confirm the air handling unit servicing your space has been re-set for summer weather and fully operational.
Capilano University is striving to reach our provincially mandated energy consumption reduction target of 33% by December 2015. That doesn’t mean you have to be too hot/too cold (email Facilities if you are), but working together with an energy efficient solution that will meet your needs, supports us efforts to achieve that target.
To clean-up a broken CFL:
· Leave the room and ventilate for
5-10 minutes before starting clean-up.
· Open windows and doors to the
· After ventilation, scoop broken
glass and powder onto a piece of stiff paper or cardboard.
· Do not vacuum at this time as it may
spread mercury vapour or mercury-containing powder.
· Use sticky tape to pick up smaller
· Wipe the area with a damp disposable
cloth or towel.
· Place all collected materials
(broken glass, tape, cloth) in a sealed container such as a glass jar with a
tight fitting lid or 2 sealed plastic bags. Place outside until you take to a
· After vacuuming the next few times,
remove the vacuum bag or empty and wipe the canister with a damp disposable
cloth or towel.
For a list of nearby
retail recycling centres visit www.lightrecycle.ca
details on CFLs, check out the BC Poison Control Centre FAQ: http://dpic.org/faq/mercury-compact-fluorescent-lamps-cfls
Click images below for Power Smart tips (pdf):
In our 2011/12 fiscal year annual natural gas consumption by campus was:
In our 2011/12 fiscal year annual electricity consumption by campus was:
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