2022 Energy Curtailment: June 10

NoticeBased upon a notification from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT),

SMU will reduce its electricity use as defined below:


  • Today
  • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Buildings and Thermostat Settings

  • Cooling set points (thermostat settings) in buildings will be adjusted to 78 degrees Fahrenheit during this period
  • Interior temperatures should be back to normal by early evening
  • Exempt spaces on campus will not be affected

Ways to Assist in Reducing Energy Consumption

  • Leaving windows and doors closed when the air conditioning is running
  • Adjusting window blinds to block the sun’s heat
  • Turning off unnecessary lighting
  • Putting computers in sleep mode when not in use

Thank You for Your Partnership in this Effort

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