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Building Information

Communication Arts Center was built in 1978 and occupies 54,456 square feet. CAC is a classroom and office building, which also houses the campus radio station.

This building is heated by steam and cooled with both well water and chilled water from Strayer-Wood Theatre.





The goal of the University is to decrease energy consumption in all buildings on campus. Each individual plays a part in this by reducing their energy use and every little bit helps.

The University as a whole has been working towards educating the university community about energy-conscious actions and techniques to establish responsible lifelong behaviors.

There are many ways you can help to save energy, visit the Energy Conservation Tips for some ideas!





Current Electric Usage
1.34 W/ft2
Current Steam Usage
7.03 BTU/ft2

Click for historical usage information