Alerts and outages

Summary of alerts and outages, in date order.
When Where What Type
Jan. 5, 2015 to Jan. 30, 2015 Other, William Street Alternating Traffic, Dec - Jan Road closure
Jan. 5, 2015 to Jan. 30, 2015 Other, Western Way Pedestrian detour, Dec - Jan Sidewalk closure
Jan. 5, 2015 to Mar. 31, 2015 Other, Hartley Ave. Alternating Traffic, January - March Road closure
Jan. 26, 2015 to Feb. 6, 2015 1981 Hall, Baker Hall Machinery Noise - grassy area Noise disturbance
Jan. 26, 2015 to Jan. 30, 2015 Bloomberg Hall Machinery Noise - entrance Noise disturbance
Jan. 26, 2015 to Jan. 28, 2015 1901-Laughlin Hall Machinery Noise - first entry Noise disturbance
Jan. 31, 2015 228 Alexander Street Power interruption, 6a - 2p Utility
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In The News

  • Jan. 5, 2015

    The Princeton Energy Plant is a district energy facility that provides electricity, steam, and chilled water to power, heat, and cool the buildings on the Princeton University campus. The creation of the plant and the continuous refinement of its operation have had a very positive impact on Princeton's carbon footprint. Princeton's carbon emissions reduction goal, as stated in the Sustainability Plan, is to reduce emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.

  • Jan. 5, 2015

    Reverse Osmosis Heat System

    The water that circulates through boilers is constantly being replenished with water from an outside source. The reverse osmosis conditioning system removes minerals and ions from the incoming water. It's one of the key systems that keeps up efficiency and keeps down maintenance costs.

  • Jan. 5, 2015

    Another key component to Princeton's energy management program are building controls, specifically, replacing older pneumatic controls with direct-digital-control (DDC) technology. The University uses full direct digital control (DDC) in 125 buildings on Campus. All of the heaviest energy-use buildings are included. There are over 80,000 control points in the system.

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  • Dec. 15, 2014

    You will find our Services categorized to make them easier to find, a new Sustainable Campus section to share how we support the University's sustainability plan, an enhanced About Us section explaining our large and diverse group, plus much more.

  • Dec. 11, 2014

    Princeton University is making campus lighting more sustainable and efficient one fixture at a time. Through the Lighting Efficiency Upgrade Program, the University will convert more than 100,000 fixtures to light-emitting diode (LED) technology in buildings across campus. The improvements will significantly reduce carbon emissions, promote cost savings and limit waste.

  • Dec. 11, 2014

    Director of Sustainability Shana Weber has been elected to the presidency of the New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability.

  • Dec. 11, 2014

    Behind the orange construction signs is a green mission.

    Jadwin Hall, the building once reserved for some of Princeton University’s most expansive physics experiments, has received a full makeover to give it a more energy-efficient edge.

  • Dec. 11, 2014

    Scattered among the peaceful wooded paths across the Princeton campus, bulldozers and scaffolding hint at the many construction projects underway to support key initiatives such as sustainability, arts education, international experiences and housing.

  • Dec. 8, 2014

    Ron McCoy GS ’80, University architect since 2008, was elected to the Lawrence University Board of Trustees earlier this month.

    The Office of the University Architect’s duties include providing long-range planning support for land use, zoning and regional development initiatives and coordinating the construction and alteration of structures on campus.

  • Dec. 8, 2014

    ...One shining example was Princeton University’s microgrid, which was able to ‘island’ itself from the main grid and provide much-needed power to 12,000 people.

  • Dec. 8, 2014

    Just back from the 2014 Association of University Interior Designers Conference (AUID) in Seattle, Debra Barresse is gearing up for the second year of her presidency of the AUID. (Debra was too modest to mention it, but she also won “Best Renovation Over $150k” for her recent work on MacLean House.)

  • Dec. 7, 2014

    Working in tandem with the Princeton Energy Plant, the implementation and continuous refinement of the energy management plan have had a very positive impact on Princeton's carbon footprint. 

  • Nov. 12, 2014

    If you use your TigerCard to interface with a Salto keyless lock, all you need to do is hold your TigerCard 1-2 inches from a hot spot, wait for the green light, and your access credentials will be updated.