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  • Apr. 11, 2017

    Trees start blooming, temperatures get warmer and we watch for the right time to transition from heating to cooling. This year we started April 10, 2017 and it takes us about a week to complete the transition on campus.

  • Mar. 30, 2017

    Sustainable Business Magazine spoke to Ted Borer, our Energy Plant Manager, about natural disasters, economic dispatch and the community benefits of microgrids. We do like being a Good Neighbor.

  • Mar. 16, 2017

    When Winter Storm Stella hit Princeton on March 14, the University's essential services employees worked across campus to clear roads and parking lots, shovel sidewalks, feed students and staff, keep buildings powered and much more. Read More...

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  • Mar. 13, 2017

    With the help of Facilities and an outside beekeeper, a bee hive discovered near McCosh Hall was recently removed. The bees were removed alive and relocated by the Director of the Office of Sustainability, Shana Weber, who transported the bees to her home hives. Pictured are Drew Slimmer and John Castles of Facilities, enjoying the bee's sweet tasting, previous home.

  • Jan. 20, 2017

    KyuJung Whang comes to us from Cornell University where he was vice president of infrastructure, properties and planning. “The Princeton University campus is known to be one of the most beautiful and iconic college campuses in the world,” KyuJung said.

  • Nov. 4, 2016

    The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is featured in the latest issue of the Architectural Record, one of the foremost architectural magazines in the world.

  • Nov. 3, 2016

    The imaging center and the fabrication lab moved this year from Bowen Hall to the newly constructed Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, which was designed expressly to optimize conditions for atomic-scale work. The new building is anchored in the underlying bedrock so that it is uncommonly free of vibration.

  • Nov. 2, 2016

    The University’s Office of Sustainability celebrated its tenth anniversary with a party at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment on Friday, Oct. 21.

  • Nov. 2, 2016

    As Princeton University recently recast its motto from “in the nation’s service” to “in the nation’s service and the service of humanity,” Sustainability Office Founding Director Shana Weber noted that the University’s “focus on the ethos of service aligns perfectly with the objective of sustainability. It’s all part of the same desire for healthy systems for people and planets.”

  • Nov. 2, 2016

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the founding of Princeton University's Office of Sustainability, the hub that supports, monitors and connects initiatives across campus focused on cultivating positive global and local impacts in the environment. 

  • Nov. 1, 2016

    Devin Livi, associate director of grounds and landscaping, talks about the challenges and proactive treatments in attempts to save Princeton's ash trees from the emerald ash borer. Read Princeton Alumni Weekly's Ash-Borer Alert article.

  • Oct. 25, 2016

    Before the dedication and unveiling, Facilities was behind the scenes helping produce and install the new stone medaliion on campus. Read the full Princeton's informal motto recast to emphasize service to humanity story.

    Photo by Danielle Alio, Office of Communications.


  • Oct. 13, 2016

    We are honored to be a part of our new Lewis Center for the Arts construction project and it has certainly kept us busy. We can't wait for everyone to see the finished buildings and spaces, just one year from now.

  • Sep. 2, 2016

    ​Welcome back to Campus - Facilities is here this weekend to support your Move-in!
    Our Facilities Customer Service Center will be open this weekend, reach us at 609-258-8000 or submit an online service request:

  • Jul. 20, 2016

    Here in Facilities we've been helping out during move-in for oh, a few years. We've assembled a list of tips and tricks that we hope will make your move-in experience a bit easier. Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to campus! Our Facilities Customer Service group is here all year and happy to help.