Energy management strives to maintain optimal heating, cooling, lighting and electrical requirements for the campus in the most cost-effective manner possible — eliminating and reducing wasted energy consumption  — and develop a sustainable future as part of Missouri State's Public Affairs Mission.

Primary functions

  • Collect, analyze and report energy data.
  • Promote MSU's energy management program with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Monitor buildings and systems to ensure efficient operation.
  • Provide technical review of campus construction projects to ensure energy efficiency.
  • Review building occupancy patterns and develop schedules for spaces.
  • Assess the potential of new energy efficiency technologies.
  • Raise awareness with regards to energy conservation.
  • Develop long term energy strategies to reduce energy consumption.

Learn more about energy management

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Every April, Missouri State hosts a campus-wide energy competition called Flip the Switch. Join your fellow bears in reducing energy consumption on campus and creating a more sustainable future!