Stories about "energy conservation"
A worker installs Cut'nWrap modular and removable insulating product on a hot-pipe components in a Bates mechanical room. (Photo courtesy of Auburn Manufacturing Co.)
From high-tech to old school, Bates’ energy projects offer quick paybacks

Thursday, January 28, 2016 1:14 pm

An opportunistic investment of $1.5 million in energy projects is helping Bates lower its utility costs by a projected 22 percent.

The Bates art museum is closed during summer 2013 for the replacement of its old halogen lights (shown in this image of Fransje Killaars' 2013 exhibition "Color at the Center") with energy-saving LEDs.
Lighting upgrade closes art museum for summer; new LEDs will slash electricity use

Thursday, June 6, 2013 2:49 pm

The Bates College Museum of Art is closed for the summer for the installation of a state-of-the-art LED lighting system.

Cool it: Heating curtailment plan will save money, carbon emissions during break

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 4:34 pm

In an effort to reduce energy consumption on campus, Bates will be turning down the heat in buildings across campus during the winter break. The adjustments are expected to save money and reduce the college's emissions of greenhouse gases.