Energy and Sustainability

Energy & Sustainability is comprised of three interactive teams that work together to achieve our obligations and seize opportunities to reduce our environmental footprint while providing vital utilities services to the Ithaca campus.


Campus Sustainability Office

Empowers, equips, and engages our diverse partners to catalyze a sustainable campus transformation.

Energy Management

Conserving energy, load forecasting, trending, optimizing supply, reducing demand, metering...

Utilities Distribution and Production

Infrastructure: producing and distributing heat, cooling, electricity, water...

combined heat and power plant




Lake Source Cooling facility pipes

Lake Source Cooling

Innovation, energy efficiency and environmental sustainability... 17 years later (A Medium Corp. article).

2017 Energy Fast Facts provide a great one page snapshot of the present energy production, consumption, emissions associated with the central energy plants.





2018 Annual  Water Quality Report is available to download here.



Contact Us:

Utilities Distribution & Energy Management
Vicki Davis

135 Humphreys Service Building
Ithaca, NY 14853

Campus Sustainability Office
Careen Arsenault

129 Humphreys Service Building
Ithaca, NY 14853

Utilities Production: Central Energy Plant & Lake Source Cooling Facility
Dede Deeley

150 Maple Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850



Real Time Building Utility Use Data
Big Red Energy Scoreboard (formerly the building energy dashboard)