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Building Energy Center

Low-cost energy audits

The University of Dayton's Building Energy Center (UD-BEC) was founded in 2006 to:

  1. improve building performance and energy efficiency,
  2. educate energy efficiency engineers, and
  3. advance building energy engineering.
Ohio Lean Buildings

UD-BEC operates the Ohio Lean Buildings program. Ohio Lean Buildings leverages state of Ohio co-funding to provide low-cost energy assessments for commercial and institutional buildings. The assessments focus on cost-effective energy-efficiency opportunities in:

  1. Lighting upgrades and control
  2. Zone temperature control
  3. Fan system control
  4. Pumping system control
  5. Chiller/cooling system control
  6. Boiler/heating system control

and offers project management and financing assistance. Contact:

UD-BEC provides:
  • Low-cost residential energy audits
  • Net-zero energy building design assistance
  • Renewable energy system design assistance
  • Energy and CO2 emission tracking and benchmarking
  • Phase change material and thermal mass analysis
  • Free energy analysis software

Building Energy Center, Dr. Andrew Chiasson, Director

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0238