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Help Beautify Our Campus, Volunteer for Cleanup Day

In preparation for the fall semester, the Office of Sustainability is working closely with Facilities Management to coordinate this year’s Cleanup Day.

Chinese Delegation Tours Central Plant

Engineers and city officials from Beijing were on campus July 3 to tour the Central Plant and learn about several campus sustainability initiatives.

UH Representatives Present at Gulf Coast Green

A known trailblazer in the world of sustainability, the University of Houston was well represented at the ninth annual American Institute of Architect's Gulf Coast Green Symposium and Expo.

Want to Report a Facilities Issue? It Is Quick and Easy to Do

Air-conditioning not working in your building? Did you spot water leaking from the ceiling? Have ants infested a classroom?

LED Lights at Fresh Food Company to Lower Energy Usage, Costs

New lighting inside the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers is expected to save money on energy, reduce air-conditioning usage and last longer.

Number of LEED-Accredited Professionals in FP&C Continues to Grow

Facilities Planning and Construction now has five staff members who have LEED accreditation.

First Wave of Campus Wayfinding Signage Being Installed in Arts District

As the University of Houston gets set to welcome the Alley Theatre to campus, new wayfinding signage is being installed in the arts district to help visitors find their way around.

Plans Call for Building Upon Success of Donation Pilot Project

A pilot donation program organized by Facilities Management and Student Housing and Residential Life was so successful at the end of the spring semester that the collaboration is expected to continue.

Loud Noise Expected from Central Plant for Several Days

The loud noise coming from the Central Plant is expected to continue intermittently over the next few days.

UC Fire Lane Tie-in to West University Drive to Affect Sidewalk Areas

Replacement of the underground water line and fire lane on University Drive is now complete. The final tie-in to the west side of University Drive is underway for the University Center Transformation Project.

Capital Improvement Plan Spells Out Top Priorities for Campus

Major infrastructure upgrades, attention to student safety and academic security, and a focus on the legacy buildings on campus highlight the University of Houston’s first capital improvement plan.

Updated Facility Work Order System Is Coming

Effective Tuesday, May 27, the updated Facilities Work Order System will be rolled out to the entire campus.

Sidewalk Along Hilton College to be Closed Over Summer

Construction-related activity for the Hilton College Patio Replacement Project is causing a temporary closure of the sidewalk that runs along the west side of the Hilton College adjacent to Lynn Eusan Park.

Facilities Management Loves Earth Day

The UH Office of Sustainability hosts an Earth Day Festival every year for students to find new ways to be more earth-friendly. Facilities Management was among the exhibitors at the April 22 event in Lynn Eusan Park showcasing how UH is going green.

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