An Ecofriendly End of the Year


The holiday season is a very special time of year to engage in festivities and show others we care. However, the environment is often left in the wake of the end-of-year excitement. Christmas lights that illuminate living rooms and decorate houses demand extra electricity…. Read More

Economizing Efficiency with NYSERDA Project Payoffs


Imagine if you could get paid for being environmentally friendly. Many states give financial rewards for eco-friendly practices and energy conservation. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, or NYSERDA, provides financial incentives for businesses and… Read More

E-Cycle Day 2014 Results


On October 24th, University Facilities and Services teamed up with Sunnking to host the 7th annual E-Cycle Day. The line of cars began in Park Lot at 6:30 a.m. with people eager to drop off unwanted and out-of-date… Read More

LED’s Illuminate Rush Rhees Dome


Generating electricity for lighting can be costly, energy inefficient, and harmful to the environment, as it requires burning fossil fuels, releasing pollutants into the air. To combat these effects and keep the University of Rochester sustainable, Facilities Manager… Read More

The Livable Garden


If you frequent the path that connects the Medical Center to Intercampus Drive of the River Campus, you probably noticed a vivacious pumpkin patch growing along the fence this fall season. These were planted as part of the… Read More