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New Thermal Water Storage Tank to Open in April 2022

August 31, 2021

5-million-gallon chilled water tank on Central Campus will save an annual $550,000 in energy costs

A Duke Workday: Mansa Chennuri Watches Over the Electrical Grid

August 23, 2021

In this video, watch how Mansa Chennuri keeps power operational

Nearly 800 Books Go Home to Children of Duke Employees

August 23, 2021

A partnership with Book Harvest enriches summer reading for children of staff

For 32 Years, ‘It Has Been a Good Ride’

August 18, 2021

Duke control room operator Paul Schuler to retire Aug. 25

It’s No Accident: These Selfies are Winners

August 10, 2021

Safety photos demonstrate how Duke employees keep the workspace safe

Novel Renewable Natural Gas Partnership Will Move Duke Toward Carbon Neutrality

July 7, 2021

Duke University has taken another step toward its goal of achieving carbon neutrality by entering into a partnership to receive renewable natural gas beginning in early 2022.

The partnership with South Carolina-based renewable natural gas developer GreenGasUSA will involve vegetable waste that is currently decomposing in lagoons and is emitting gaseous methane directly into the atmosphere.

A Passion for Service

June 28, 2021

Master Plumber Dennis Kennedy serves as a volunteer firefighter

Campus Road and Utility Projects for Summer 2021

May 11, 2021

Traffic on major thoroughfares and some parking spaces will be affected through August

Duke Earns Tree Campus Honor for 13th Straight Year

May 10, 2021

By embracing new ideas, Duke shows commitment to its campus canopy

Duke in Pics: Plantings Continue to Beautify Campus

March 30, 2021

On a grey morning, Facilities staff brings color to a part of West Campus

Next Wave of Frontline Employees Get COVID-19 Vaccination

March 8, 2021

Newly-eligible Duke staff and faculty started receiving the vaccine last week

Final Steps to Climate Neutrality

March 3, 2021
As Duke nears a 2024 deadline, what carbon footprint reductions remain?

Amid a Pandemic, New and Renovated Buildings Open

March 3, 2021

Projects that were started before COVID-19 still moved forward, giving opening of buildings a different feel

Saving Energy While Spreading Warmth

February 24, 2021

New hot water plant helps make Duke’s campus more efficient

Remote Shout-Outs for a Job Well Done

January 13, 2021

COVID-19 changed many routines, including how to recognize employees

Lessons from Experts: How to Clean Your House In COVID-19

January 5, 2021

Duke’s housekeepers offer tips on keeping coronavirus out of your household

Duke Canopy

Caring for Duke's Canopy

November 30, 2020

Protecting trees requires keeping a close watch on their health

Campus Road and Utility Projects Slated for Winter Break

November 30, 2020

Flow of traffic on parts of West Campus will be affected through early January

Showcasing ‘The Best of Duke’

November 9, 2020

Pride and dedication motivate staff in early days of the pandemic

Two Duke Buildings Earn Architecture Awards

October 26, 2020

Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center and Student Wellness Center are recognized for design

A New Dock for Duke's Classroom at Sea

October 9, 2020

Duke Facilities Management builds a new dock at the Duke Marine Lab to access the R/V Shearwater

Putting COVID-19 Safety Tools in Your Hands

October 7, 2020

Small boxes across campus serve as reminders of everyone’s role in the fight against COVID-19

Providing a Cooler Future for Duke

September 15, 2020

Chiller Plant No. 3, which opened this summer, will help handle cooling needs of Duke University Hospital’s new bed tower

Duke Housekeepers: A Front Line of Defense

September 14, 2020

International Housekeeper Appreciation Week presents a special opportunity to show gratitude for vital work

New Outdoor Seating Encourages Safe Distancing

August 31, 2020
About 300 Adirondack chairs are added to campus to provide an incentive to get outside

Historic Solar Deal Powers Duke U. Toward Carbon Neutrality

August 24, 2020
Effort to become carbon neutral by 2024 expands solar component

Bringing Duke Buildings Back to Life

July 20, 2020
Protocols pave way for university buildings to begin safe reopening

Roadwork To Temporarily Close Chapel Drive Bus Stop in July

July 2, 2020
New asphalt will be installed through most of July

Putting Sanitizer into Hands at Duke

July 1, 2020

Creativity and resourcefulness fuel team effort to outfit campus with sanitizer

Video Q&A: Inside the Reopening of Duke's Buildings and Facilities During COVID-19

June 9, 2020

Facilities and health experts discuss building prep, social distancing and more