Each year Facilities conducts a one-day complete steam system shutdown to safely perform necessary and routine maintenance. The details of the upcoming steam shutdown are below:
Alerts and news
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In The News
May. 26, 2016
May. 25, 2016
A riddle: Which local entity finds 12,000 people working daily in its buildings and roaming its walks and roads? Which entity generates power from a fighter jet engine, has installed a large solar array, and calculates a self-imposed a carbon tax?
Apr. 1, 2016
We congratulate Suzanne on her 2016 President's Achievement Award!
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.
May. 10, 2016
It is that time of year, and whether this is your first move-out, or your last, we often get questions on how this all works. Facilities helps with some move-out activities, and thanks to Facilities Customer Service we compiled answers to our top five move-out questions.
Oct. 23, 2015
Interspersed among Princeton University's historic buildings and grounds are major construction and renovation projects that are gradually changing the appearance of the campus. Most of the projects are based on the University's 10-year Campus Plan, which runs through 2016.
Oct. 22, 2015
With so many historical buildings on campus, repairing beautiful, handcrafted doors is a familiar challenge to our Facilities group. As part of an ongoing project, Facilities Operations and Special Projects recently replaced some of the well-used doors on Henry and Foulke halls.
Sep. 11, 2015
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.
Sep. 1, 2015
Visitors to Princeton University's Prospect Gardens may be familiar with the cheerful orange marigolds, pops of pink petunias and bunches of begonias blooming around the lush grounds. What they may not know is that most flowers planted there and in other campus gardens get their start just down the road in the University's greenhouses.
Jul. 27, 2015
Large energy users such as industrial facilities, hospitals, apartment complexes and universities seeking energy resiliency, stability in energy prices and the ability to operate independent of the grid are increasingly turning toward combined heat and power, or CHP, facilities to meet at least a portion of their energy needs.
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.
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.