At a Glance
College or University
Annual kWh Savings:
Annual CO2 Reductions:
2,600 metric tons
William Emanuel worked on energy efficiency opportunities and sustainability initiatives in Food Services at Claflin University.
William Emanuel was partnered with Claflin University to leverage efficiency opportunities critical to its membership in the President’s Climate Commitment, which it signed in 2011.
After analyzing actions Claflin considered taking to lower its utility costs, Emanuel confirmed that they were in line with industry standards. Emanuel also worked with faculty, Food Services and the Wellness Committee at Claflin to develop projects focused on sustainability and health, such as a color coding system for food to reduce obesity on campus.
By managing demand charges, power factors and rate schedules in six of its buildings, Claflin could save $300,000, over 2,600 metric tons of carbon dioxide and over 3.8 million kilowatt hours of electricity every year.