Utility Savings Initiative (USI)
The Utility Savings Initiative, now a part of the Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service in the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, is North Carolina’s lead-by-example program supporting energy efficiency in public buildings. The program was created to assist North Carolina governmental units manage the use and cost of energy, water and other utilities in their facilities.
The program serves state agencies, the University of North Carolina system, the state's community colleges, public schools, county and municipal governments.
Team activities are guided by the USI Strategic Energy Plan which is updated annually and reviewed quarterly.
To learn more about the program, read the annual reports to the N.C. General Assembly:
The latest Utility Savings Initiative news and announcements will be posted on this page. Check back for updates.
NEW 2013 USI update presentation
Contact Len Hoey, NC DEACS/USI Engineering Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 707-9250 for more information.