Alerts and outages

Summary of alerts and outages, in date order.
When Where What Type
Jun. 13, 2015 to Jul. 11, 2015 University Place, between College Road and the circle University Place detour, begins June 13 Road closure
Jul. 18, 2015 1879 Hall, Architecture Building, Marx Hall, Prospect House, Woolworth Center Power Interruption, 7am - 4pm Utility
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  • Jun. 9, 2015

    The most advanced microgrids use multiple fuel sources, multiple power-generating assets, energy storage, CHP production, and modern digital controls. They operate with an awareness of the real-time commodity costs of fuel and electricity.

  • Jun. 3, 2015

    Congratulations to Charles Krank, our assistant director of Facilities Operations, for being recognized as an honorary class member of the Class of 2015.  And he adds this year to his honorary class memberships of the Class of 1970 and 2006. We would also like to send a huge thank you to Charles for his hard work and dedication, every year!

  • Apr. 16, 2015

    Just prior to our annual Facilities Staff Recognition & Appreciation event we run a "kudos" presentation to share the wonderful thank you notes we receive throughtout the year. This year we thought we would try something more visual, something a little different. We started our experiement by asking our colleagues.

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  • Feb. 13, 2015

    The University is in the process of creating more gender neutral, single stall bathrooms around campus, according to Michele Minter, vice provost for institutional equity and diversity.

  • Feb. 10, 2015

    Congratulations to one of our own, Kenneth Grayson, on receiving the Martin Luther King Journey Award for Lifetime Achievement for his tireless commitment to campus life.

  • Feb. 4, 2015

    Sustainable Business Magazine talks to three key representatives from Princeton University about the investment, research, and technology undertaken on its campus that has made it stand out as a leader in environmental issues. Read the full story in the Sustainable Business Magazine.

  • 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.

  • 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

    ...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.)