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Geo-Exchange on Princeton's Campus: Exchanging Antiquity with Sustainability
May 17, 2023

Watch the video created by three Princeton students on Geo-Exchange for Princeton Research Day on May 4, 2023. Facilities Energy Plant Director, Ted Borer, is featured in the video and the students gave Facilities permission to share their work. Well done Angelica, Elisabeth, and Luke!

Princeton celebrates ‘magnificent additions’ to campus Yeh College and New College West
May 9, 2023

Princeton’s new residential colleges, Yeh College and New College West, were celebrated on Friday, May 5, as vibrant living-learning communities designed to foster connection, inclusivity and interactions among students. 

Top Five Facilities Move-out questions
May 8, 2023

It is that time of year, and whether this is your first move-out or your last, we often get questions about how this all works. I have stuff I don't need anymore, is there a place to donate on campus?Absolutely, if you don't want to keep it, please donate it! 

What is Geo-Exchange?
Feb. 6, 2023

As part of Princeton University's goal to achieve climate neutrality by 2046, we are advancing our use of geo-exchange technology. Investing in geo-exchange projects, with enough capacity to serve the entire campus, will enable Princeton to phase out nonrenewable energy sources, including natural gas burned today to produce steam heat. 

Ferris Thompson Gateway restored along historic Prospect Avenue
Jan. 12, 2023

Princeton University’s Ferris Thompson Gateway, which has stood proudly along Prospect Avenue since it was built in 1911 as a grand entrance to the former University Field, has been restored to its original glory and was reinstalled in early January.

Princeton Builds: Historic growth on campus
Jan. 7, 2023


Princeton is engaged in a period of historic growth on campus. A wide range of projects are underway, from state-of-the-art facilities supporting interdisciplinary research to a new art museum, a residential college to accommodate a growing student body, and expanded spaces in support of health and well-being, Princeton…

Princeton Builds Energy: Geo-exchange lays the foundation for a ‘net-zero’ campus
Oct. 20, 2022

"Think of geo-exchange as a thermal piggy-bank..." Learn more about Princeton University's campus-wide conversion from steam to hot water

Kudos for Facilities
Sept. 1, 2022

Princeton's newest residential college buildings (comprising Yeh College and New College West) achieved a major milestone this week when the University was granted a TCO or temporary certificate of occupancy for the entire project. This means that all the rooms in all the buildings - 1000 beds - are ready for students to move in just in time for the start of the Fall Semester.

Tips and Tricks to a Happy Move-in
July 18, 2022

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 (check out tips 3 and 4 to help adjust your bed). Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to campus. Our Facilities Customer…

Women in Construction Week
April 25, 2023

Every department in Facilities provides a significant contribution to construction on campus whether it be financial, design, planning or operational. In celebration of the 25th annual Women in Construction Week, and National Women's History Month, we celebrate the women in our Facilities organization, and with our construction partners, that help us achieve success. Pictured are just some of the women in construction-related roles in Facillities.

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