Ohio Department of Development Grant

BGSU received an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant from the Ohio Department of Development for $911,658 to upgrade the lighting, heating, ventilation and air-condition system in Hayes Hall..

  • Energy-efficient lighting
  • Computer-based building management to control lights and temperature

Second phase of Energy Conservation Measures (ECM) is to upgrade lighting in twenty University buildings

  • Install occupancy sensors
  • Replace incandescent lights with compact fluorescent units
  • Replace incandescent exit signs with LED units
  • Expected to save BGSU around $5 million over the next 3 to 4 years

Buildings Being Updated under ECM-2:

  • Shatzel
  • Williams
  • East Hall
  • Union
  • Olscamp
  • Business Administration
  • Education Building
  • Overman
  • Physical Science
  • Family Consumer Sciences
  • Student Recreation Center
  • Life Science
  • McFall Center
  • Moore Musical Arts
  • Hayes Hall
  • Eppler
  • Technology Building
  • Perry Field House
  • Mileti Alumni Center