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Worner benefits from the first application of solar thermal hot water on campus. The project has been operational since 2014 and provides 135,000 kBtu/year, meeting 10% of demand in a location where usage is elevated through the operations of dining services.
Many buildings on campus have received photovoltaic (PV) arrays, contributing to a total output of 573,640 kWh annually. Because PV arrays do not use fuel other than sunshine, this leads to less air and water pollution.
Facilities Services has moment-to-moment information available on many of the solar installations on campus.
Edith Gaylord Apartments: A 25kW array provides 23% of building electricity and upon its installation in 2008, was the largest in Colorado Springs