University Recognized as STARS Silver Institution


The University has been recognized as a STARS Silver Institution by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Across six continents, over 650 institutions participate in the AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System… Read More

Medical Center Energy Savings Initiatives

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The University of Rochester’s Medical Center operates 24-hours a day, seven days a week in a 4,000,000 square foot complex. Facilities Operations is responsible for providing conditioned air for research labs, energy for life-saving medical equipment, and electricity for continuous… Read More

Careers in Sustainability

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As the idea of sustainability and protecting our planet grows around the world, the number of jobs in the environmental field continues to increase. The sustainability industry will continue to expand as natural resources and energy become more… Read More

Golisano Children’s Hospital


This past July, The University of Rochester Medical Center opened its doors to the Golisano Children’s Hospital— a new $145 million hospital with eight floors and approximately 245,000 square feet of space for children and their families. The… Read More

LEED Green Associate Training Offered at the University of Rochester


LEED Green Associate (GA) Training When: September 20th 2015 – 12:30 PM to 5:00PM Where: University of Rochester – O’Brien Hall – Room 105 – Registration: Interested in getting involved in the Green Building Industry? Opportunities are plentiful in the field of sustainable… Read More