Campus Conservation Nationals

A 3-week competition amongst colleges and universities to see who can reduce the most energy use.

BGSU and University of Toledo compete against eachother in the annual Falcon-Rocket Energy Smackdown!

2014

  • Falcon Heights place 1st with 19.2% reduction.
  • Centennial Hall placed 2nd with 16.7% reduction.
  • Offenhauer placed 3rd with 12.1% reduction.
  • 87,467 Kilowatt-hours saved
  • 155,604 lbs of carbon dioxide averted
  • $6,997 saved for the university

Try to reduce energy usage by following some simple energy conservation measures:

  • Turn off lights when you leave your room
  • Open up your blinds and use natural light instead overhead lights
  • Use CFL bulbs (the swirly kind) and not the old fashioned incadescents
  • Unplug appliances/chargers when not using them
  • Change the temperature of your room to be close to the outside temperature (or turn it off and open up your windows)

2013: BGSU reduced energy usage by 8.8%

  • Falcon Heights place 1st with 19.7% reduction.
  • Centennial Hall placed 2nd with 15.9% reduction.
  • Offenhauer placed 3rd with 11.2% reduction.
  • BGSU also competed in the first Falcon-Rocket Energy Smackdown and beat Toledo with 8.8% reduction compared to Toledo's 1.1%.
  • 75,565 Kilowatt-hours saved
  • 134,430 lbs of carbon dioxide averted
  • $6,800 saved for the university

2012: BGSU placed 1st Nationally!

  • Offenhauer placed 1st with 46.7% reduction
  • Falcon Heights placed 2nd with 30.6% reduction
  • McDonald placed 3rd with 22.3% reduction
  • 237,239 kilowatt-hours saved
  • 422,048 pounds of carbon dioxide averted
  • $21,351 saved for the university

2011: BGSU placed 1st in Ohio and 6th Nationally!