|| Employees, students and campus
users are asked to take the following precautions in the event of stage
2 or 3 energy alerts to curtail consumption:
- Keep windows and
doors closed to prevent the loss of heated or cooled air.
- Reduce overhead
lighting as much as possible.
- Turn off PCs, monitors
and printers when not in use. If possible utilize a laptop computer
instead of a desktop model.
- Turn off all copiers
and other electrical equipment when not in use.
- Minimize the use
of portable electrical devices, especially electric heaters, microwave
ovens, toaster ovens and other electrical appliances.
- Building operators
are responsible for maintaining and adjusting temperature controls to
obtain optimum advantage from outside temperatures.
- Call the campus
utility hotline, (800) 979-9995, for the status of utility emergencies
when they exist; call the campus conservation hotline, 510-642-SAVE,
for suggestions or questions about energy conservation.