ERIC Number: ED203837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Cost Reduction Incentive Awards. 1981 Winners.
National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.
Brief descriptions of 47 college programs recognized for awards in the National Association of College and University Officers/U. S. Steel Foundation Cost Reduction Incentive Awards Program are given. They include awards for: shower stall repair; chemical waste exchange; vibrating alarms for hearing-imparied; self-funding insurance consortium; livestock bedding as fuel; in-house cable TV installation; movable library storage; antivandalism partnership; retrofit of absorption chiller; selling university equipment; heat and water recovery; decreasing postage costs; silver recovery; earned time for employee absences; centralized irrigation control; low-pressure operation of heating plant; single identification card system; video tapes for student orientation; office automation; centralized gas water heating; reducing vehicle travel costs; landscaping; conserving wasted water; modifications to absorption chiller; waste water use in cooling towers and irrigation; electric lighting used for heat; telephone interviews; daily cash deposits; electrical machines replacing steam units; flashing light telephone signals; bulletin mailings; automatic flush tanks modification; blower shaft repairs; wood chip burning; clock/classroom bell improvement; computer-controlled inventory; residence hall heating control; replacing glass with Lexan; sheathing an old building; in-house book repair; multi-use movable wall dividers; using excess solar-heated water for a pool; reducing boiler pressure and temperature; recovering waste heat; and a new-style dishwashing machine. A list of 1980 winners is appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Awards, College Administration, College Buildings, Cost Effectiveness, Efficiency, Facility Improvement, Facility Planning, Higher Education, Productivity
National Association of College and University Business Officers, Suite 510, One Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United States Steel Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.