Medical Center uses a Reusable Construction Barrier System

When construction occurs at the Medical Center, whether it be a large capital renovation or a small scale remodel, the work zone must be separated from the general public. This separation occurs so that people, very often patients,… Read More

LEED Green Associate Training Coming to UR Soon

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training When: September 11th 2016 – 1:00 PM to 5:00PM Where: University of Rochester – Dewey – Room TBA – Registration:   Interested in getting involved in the Green Building Industry? Opportunities are plentiful in the field… Read More

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

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

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