The Energy and Engineering (E&E) unit was formed in September of 2011 to ensure three primary goals and to support AU's Climate Commitment to become carbon-neutral by the year 2020.
- Operate and maintain safe and reliable utility services for campus facilities
- Drive the University towards intelligent and sustainable energy usage
- Promote awareness of engineering requirements and decision making based on facility life cycle costs
Energy and Engineering is a highly diverse and technical team over 30 employees strong. Within Energy and Engineering there are four distinct functional teams.
- Central Plant Operations
- Electrical and Life Safety
- Building Automation and Energy Management
In line with our goal to promote engineering requirements and life-cycle cost decision making, the E&E team oversees the University Design and Construction Standards (AUDCS) Committee. The AUDCS Committee is a multidisciplinary body of staff established to promulgate guidelines that communicate AU's requirements to persons who perform, manage, or coordinate work for the University.
The latest approved version of the American University Design and Construction Standards can be accessed using the link below.