The University of Oklahoma completes energy upgrade effort

The University of Oklahoma recently completed an energy retrofit at its Norman campus designed to save the university millions of dollars in energy costs over the next 20 years.

BY ADAM WILMOTH Published: December 1, 2012

Even the vending machines at the University of Oklahoma have received an education.

The university has upgraded its pop and candy machines with smart sensors that detect when people are nearby. Otherwise, the 203 machines throughout the Norman campus go dark, saving the university $250,000 a year in energy costs.

The upgraded munchie...

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