Energy Conservation Projects

A solar-powered panel is providing LED lighting for a Kent Campus bus shelter located near the east end of SummitKent State University has taken an aggressive approach to its energy conservation program. The comprehensive methodology demonstrates Kent State's stewardship of public funding, responsible cost containment for its students, and environmental impact reduction. A comprehensive, Renewable Energy Master Plan was completed to responsibly and efficiently apply appropriate renewable energy methods throughout Kent State University's eight campuses. Renewable energy deployment is the next logical step to this plan.

To assist with planning, design and implementation of Kent State University energy conservation projects, firms should feel free to view and download from this Web site any of the information that has been provided by the Kent State Office of the University Architect.

If the Office of the University Architect is searching for energy conservation service providers to assist with a new project, the RFP is posted on the Request for Proposals Web page. Please check this Web site for any new project, which is typically posted in conjunction with the public announcement in the local newspaper.

Want to be sent an e-mail alert whenever a New Energy Conservation Project is posted on the Kent State University Office of the University Architect "Request for Proposals" Web site? Please e-mail your request via: to include your firm on the KSU-OUA New Energy Conservation RFP notification list. Subscribing to this list is voluntary and users may unsubscribe at any time. Please note: Notifications are sent as a "bulk e-mail" which may be interrupted by your company's spam blocker. If you signed up for notifications but are not receiving them, please contact your company's IT department for more information.

Installation of Solar Panels on the roof of the Kent State University Field House, May 2012