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Green Fleet

UVA Facilities Management fleet truck

June 10, 2019

The University of Virginia Facilities Management Fleet recently earned the Sustainable Fleet Accreditation, recognizing its efforts to build a fleet of cleaner and more sustainable vehicles.

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Hall of Memories

An excavator inside the demolished interior of University Hall

May 23, 2019

University Hall is remembered by some of the versatile arena‚Äôs biggest — and oddest — events

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BatBnB featured on 'Shark Tank'

A BatBnB box placed near the Dell on Grounds at U.V.A.

May 13, 2019

Facilities Management uses several BatBnB bat houses around Grounds to naturally control mosquito populations in low-lying areas like the Dell, off McCormick Road.

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Safety Summit

UVA Safety Summit logo

April 24, 2019

Event highlighted the Virginia BEST program, a statewide initiative recognizing the health and safety efforts of construction employees

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FM funds new initiative

A restroom on Grounds

March 21, 2019

Facilities Management will install and stock machines that dispense free feminine hygiene products in bathrooms around Grounds.

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Delta Force trims costs

Birdseye view of Clark Hall's atrium

November 7, 2018

Clark Hall's operating costs dropped from $1.2M annually to just $450,000 after Delta Force's comprehensive overhaul

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Day of Caring

UVA volunteers rake leaves

September 26, 2018

FM employees volunteer at Camp Holiday Trails during annual event

Earth Week Expo

UVA's Office for Sustainability held an Earth Week Expo on April 17

April 17, 2018

Biggest sustainability event of the year focused on top 100 strategies to reverse global warming

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In the Trees

Jerry Brown poses standing in a tree

Spring 2018

Arborist Jerry Brown spends his days high in the trees around Grounds to keep them healthy and safe for passersby underneath

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Below Grounds

Arched brick conduit, East Terrace

January 29, 2018

Archaeologists Benjamin Ford and Stephen Thompson have enjoyed nearly two decades of exploration of historical discoveries on campus.

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Real-time Solar Tracker

Detail of solar panels installed on Ruffner Hall

January 8, 2018

The University of Virginia has launched an online tool that uses real-time data to help students, faculty, staff and the community stay up to date on the University’s progress towards a robust renewable energy portfolio.

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