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Gideon Burdick, a
Burdick was selected for his proposal to establish a real-time energy monitoring system for Warren Wilson’s 20 residence halls. He is working initially with John Moon, a professor from
The monitoring system is intended to provide the campus community, including facilities maintenance, with real-time feedback on student energy consumption. By making information available online, the project seeks to educate the Warren Wilson community about the impacts of energy use.
The energy monitoring initiative also supports efforts by the college to reduce its carbon footprint, as pledged by President Sandy Pfeiffer through the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment.