The reduction during the 2009 competition was 159,054 kWh. Every residential area reduced consumption over the seven-week contest. Environmentally this means the students prevented 64 tons of coal from being burned, 90 tons of carbon dioxide emissions and 413 pounds of nitrogen oxide emissions and 1,033 pounds of sulfur dioxide emissions.
For 2009, two divisions were created based on residence hall occupancy to enhance the competition.
In the area competition the greatest energy reduction was achieved by:
Division II – Danieley Center, 47.3%
Division I – The Oaks, 20.3%
The buildings with the top energy reduction in each Division were:
Division II – Danieley Center Flat I, 26.8%
Division I – Oaks Building B, 22.5%