CUNY Daylight Hour

June 18, 2021, noon–1 p.m.

Please turn off the lights when not in use.

Please turn off the lights when not in use.

Here’s a recap of the eight annual Daylight Hour: There were 398 registrants, representing 28 U.S. states and 19 countries. See the 2021 Award Winners. Showcase your creativity saving energy in your spaces, register and post your participation. The #daylighthour pledge is simple: turn off non-essential electronics and lighting for one hour.

Usually every year, Facilities helps the college close the budget gap and achieve significant savings through a variety of energy conservation efforts. These include:

  • scheduling start/stop of equipment;
  • repairing or replacing inefficient equipment;
  • installing motion sensory;
  • managing peak load events;
  • using computerized energy management systems to control heating and cooling;
  • upgrading windows to control heat loss and heat load; and
  • installing motion sensors to control lighting.

Test your lighting knowledge with the latest quiz from the U.S. Department of Energy, take the Lighting IQ test!

Brooklyn. All in.