Custodial Services is in the process of installing new Tork PeakServe® paper towel dispensers. The new dispensers are not only the latest innovation designed for high-traffic washrooms, they are more efficient than past dispensers.
This year, we are proud to announce that Shields Library is officially certified as a LEED Green Building! As of May 2021, Shields earned the LEED Gold Certification in the Existing Buildings: Operations & Management category with 73 out of 110 total points. We chose Shields because it's a "core" building that students and the UC Davis community utilize every day.
In June, the Toxic Pollutant Health Research Laboratory (TPHRL) at UC Davis received the LEED Gold certification for the Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance. LEED certifications are an official recognition that a project complies with the requirements - in this case the project achieved 72 points out of a possible 110.
When it comes to throwing items away, do you know where to toss your waste? Is it landfill or compost? Is it compost or recycle? The Office of Sustainability and FM’s own Sustainability Officer Amy Burns want to make it easier for us all.
Have you ever played on a campus sports field? Ever been to an evening game? Imagine if the lights went out just before the winning goal!
Campus Recreation Rec Sports provide students, faculty, staff, and alumni the opportunity to participate in recreational and competitive activities.
In the heart of Napa, UC Davis’ Viticulture and Enology program has a 40-acre research vineyard – Oakville Station. For more than 50 years, the station has been crucial for the research and trials for clones, vine spacing, pruning levels, irrigation, and more. Due to its contributions in helping to better understand the science of viticulture, the maintenance of the facility is incredibly important.
Built in 1955, the Energy Conservation Office once served as the ROTC facility on campus. Today, it is home to the Energy & Engineering unit within Facilities Management and holds a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified Platinum rating for existing buildings (EB). It is the oldest building on campus to have received a LEED certification and the first existing building to receive the platinum rating — the highest green building rating given by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).