If you are familar with the system, use the login below.
Otherwise read the access instructions on this page before starting.
- Confirm you have a current
University of Sydney Extro Account for access to the University Network.
An Extro Login name and Password (for login purposes) is issued free
of charge for University students and staff.
- For Extro Account enquiries, telephone 16000 or
use IT Assist
- Click "Login" at the top of this page.
Please note that the performance of the graphical interface is optimised
by the use of a PC with Windows Operating System and Netscape Browser
3.0 (and above).
- Enter your Extro login name and Extro Password.
- After entering the Utility Information System, select your campus or
precinct. If you have a password to access the details of student bodies
or colleges, select 'Allied organisations'.
- Select Electricity, Gas or Water Utility.
- On the meter list as displayed for your group or precinct, click on
the respective Meter Code of the building service you wish to review.
Note that with the keyboard command Control + F, your building name
may typed into this search tool.
- Allow up to 60 seconds for the Real-time and Historical Graphs to
be downloaded to your PC.
- Bookmark the utility meters related to your building
- Contact David Latimer (x12264) if you experience
- If you would like to print the display, please configure your printer
under "Properties" to print landscape. The A4 page size is required
for most graphs except the 16 Day graph which requires A3 page size.
Colour graphs will be printed by CIS on request.
- Consider the reasons as to why there may have been recent increases
in monthly consumption (weather conditions / equipment left on overnight)
or alternatively, recent decreases in consumption (reduction in teaching
hours / public holidays). Make a mental note of the causes.
- Discuss the variations in utility
use with your fellow building occupants and form an interest group.
- Remember that the ability to
recall or identify as to why a previous months utility consumption
may have varied (eg. as a result of teaching or research changes)
becomes increasingly difficult the longer the period between analyses.
- More detailed utility information is available
from CIS to assist with the understanding of building consumption
trends and benchmarking with similar university buildings.
- Report utility problems on
a regular basis to the CIS Service Desk. Telephone 17838 or click on the
available on the toolbar of every CIS webpage
- Review all the advice available on this site to save energy and
conserve water. Click on the panel on the left-hand-side of the page.
- Consider becoming a building
representative in order to provide feedback on utility issues with
the CIS Energy-Water Co-Ordinator. Report suggestions of utility saving
initiatives to CIS or contact David Latimer (x12264).