Student’s Corner

Governor Cuomo has set several energy goals for New York State in 2017 which are worth keeping your eye on. These goals would lead New York on the path to becoming 100% renewable, promote electric vehicles, reduce carbon… Read More

Memorial Art Gallery Lighting Updates

University Facilities and Services is always looking for ways to make sustainable improvements. In recent years, multiple LED retrofitting projects have been completed across many of the University of Rochester campuses, including at the Medical Center, the Central… Read More

Sustainability Research Internships Summer 2017

The College is again sponsoring sustainability-related summer internships for students enrolled in undergraduate programs in the College. The purpose of these internships is to provide University of Rochester students with research-based learning experiences, working with UR faculty on… Read More

A crash course in renewable energy

#STOTW   Renewable energy is predicted to be the way of the future. So what exactly is renewable energy? Renewable energy is broadly defined as energy that is collected from naturally occurring resources that are replenished on a… Read More

University Conducts a Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory

University Facilities and Services worked with outside consultant O’Brien and Gere to conduct an inventory of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the University. The purpose was to establish a baseline for GHG emissions, use the data to… Read More