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UNC Charlotte joins the Green Sports Alliance
Thursday, August 11, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has joined the Green Sports Alliance, an organization that leverages sports to promote healthy and sustainable communities.

According to their website, the Alliance achieves its success by “inspiring sports leagues, teams, venues, their...


Facente with the new LEAF
Take a 'power trip' with the newest Motor Fleet addition
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

With the recent acquisition of two new LEAF vehicles University customers now have a ‘power trip’ option to select from among the University’s Motor Fleet offerings. 

The LEAF, an all-electric vehicle manufactured by Nissan, is currently available for daily rental.  “Different...


Certificate of Recognition
University achieves energy reduction goal
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

UNC Charlotte received a certificate of recognition during the Appalachian Energy Summit (AES) in recognition of its commitment and achievement to reduce campus energy consumption by 30 percent.

In 2003, state agencies were given an ambitious 30 percent energy reduction mandate to...


Patch given to Offenberger from a crew member
A Different Catch: On-the-job training attributed to rescue
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Facilities Management’s Brent Offenberger hoped for an uneventful vacation fishing trip in Newport News, Va., on the James River.  The outing, which included his teenage son, and father-in-law, appeared to be going as planned - until the unimaginable happened.  With virtually no...


Franz discusses light rail
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Peter Franz, the University’s landscape architect, talks about the experience Blue Line Extension riders can expect when light rail arrives on campus.


Holshouser Hall
Holshouser Hall wins CPN Star Award
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The renovation project for Holshouser Residence Hall, which reopened in 2015, has received the 2016 Star Award for projects between $10 million and $25 million from the Construction Professionals Network (CPN) of North Carolina.

The Star Award, which was presented at CPN’s 17th annual...


Automotive Team
Automotive named among top fleets
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

When it comes to being recognized for excellence in the fleet industry, it is worthy to mention that UNC Charlotte is notably among the best. 

Facilities Management Automotive has been awarded an Honorable Mention designation as one of the top fleets in the Americas.  The...


Planning an office clean-out, call Recycling
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

In preparation of summer there is no greater time, than now, to give your office a thorough cleaning. 

As you begin, or plan for, the spring cleaning process avoid the temptation to toss everything in one trash bag.  Instead, think to recycle.

Do you need extra...


Campus cleanup volunteers
Successful campus cleanup diverts waste from landscape
Friday, April 15, 2016

On April 13, Facilities Management supported a campus cleanup by volunteers from faculty, staff, and the student body.  In all, dozens of volunteers set aside time to help collect trash and recyclables.  

The Office of Waste Management and Recycling provided information to...


The Phillips Road Bridge during construction
New connection, Phillips Bridge opens March 12
Thursday, March 10, 2016

   As an ongoing part of the Campus Infrastructure Development (CID) roadway projects, the newly constructed Phillips Road Bridge will open midday on Saturday, March 12.    The intersection of Phillips Road and Cameron Boulevard will be closed for work to begin on the...