Williams College Facilities

Energy Conservation Guidelines

Energy conservation continues to have a significant impact on global warming, ozone depletion and critical resource reduction. B&G is dedicated to minimizing the College’s contribution to these problems. Your support of the temperature and occupancy guidelines will be a major factor in achieving that goal.

Winter Building Occupancy

  Time
Period
Temperature
Range
Offices 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
5 p.m. – 7 a.m.
weekend
67° – 69°
50° – 55°
50° – 55°
Classrooms 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
4 p.m. – 7 a.m.
65° – 67°
50° – 55°
Dormitories Continuous 68° – 70°

Air Conditioning Temperature Range

Comfort cooling 78° – 76°
Equipment or
animal colonies
per manufacturer or
lab specifications