"When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, much of Princeton's campus stayed lit while the surrounding city was in the dark. Per Ted Borer, the university's energy plant manager, it was largely business as usual." read the full story in Greenbiz.com
The Office of Sustainability launched a new pilot mobile app, Tiger Energy. As an effort to raise awareness of our campus energy systems, the mobile app shows REAL-TIME data of energy generation and energy consumption. The partnership between local company, Wattvision, and Facilities Engineering and Campus Energy group allows us to view energy data from our solar array, gas turbines, steam turbines, chilled water and steam in the context of energy usage. Did you know our solar fi
"... thank you to the University staff who worked tirelessly during and after the storm to keep those of us on campus safe. Something as delicate as a bubble isn’t created spontaneously. During the storm, Princeton’s bubble was maintained partly due to the strength of its infrastructure, partly due to the benefit of having a cogeneration plant on campus but mostly due to the spirit of the people who work inside the bubble, keeping it afloat for those of us within. I’ve alw
November 27, 2012, The Daily Princetonian mentions University Architect Ron McCoy and University Facilities: "The iron fence that bordered the north side of Prospect House for over a century and became a topic of Princeton folklore has been permanently taken down." read more
The Daily Princetonian featured Princeton University Energy Plant Manager Edward Borer in a video, amid a series of articles reporting on how the Unversity and the local area handled Hurricane Sandy. read more.
Featured in a recent article, Princeton's cogeneration plant plays a key role in reducing the University's carbon dioxide emissions: “What we’re doing is going into our buildings and making them more efficient,” said Nyquist, whose [Engineering and Campus Energy] department oversees many of the projects. Last year the solar project in West Windsor covered 27 acres of university-owned land with 16,500 panels, which produce enough electricity to supply 6 percent of camp
'Free' Princeton homes may cost up to $100K to haul away. The university is giving away seven houses along Alexander Street that otherwise would be slated for demolition to make way for its $330 million arts and transit project. The catch? You have to pay to have them hauled away. read more on Nj.com
The Facilities Organization has changed and so has our website. Dining Services, Housing and Real Estate Services and Conference and Event Services are now part of University Services and so are no longer a part of our menu. If you've bookmarked their web address, don't worry the old address will redirect you. You may also want to update your bookmarks after you go directly to the new University Services websites below: Dining Services www.princeton.edu/food Housin
Princeton University has selected American Campus Communities (ACC) to assist with preparations associated with the redevelopment of the Hibben-Magie site for graduate student housing. Read the full story at News at Princeton.