Mike Draughn

University reduces campus electricty consumption amid rising fuel costs

2010-07-06T16:10:44-04:00July 5th, 2010|Categories: Campus, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Home Stories|Tags: , |

Facilities and Campus Services have been hard at work over the last few years trying to reduce the university’s energy consumption amid rapidly rising fuel costs. As the manifold initiatives draw to completion, the university has begun to reap the rewards. Since June of 2007, the university’s overall electricity consumption has decreased by 7 percent despite [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Mike Draughn

2014-07-01T15:10:19-04:00December 11th, 2009|Categories: Buildings, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , |

While pundits debate the causes of our changing climate, energy conservation remains the most impactful way our institution can decrease its carbon footprint as well as shield itself from rising energy costs. Mike Draughn, Wake Forest's Director for Maintenance and Utilities, is responsible for much of the energy saving measures across campus. In this interview, we [...]

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