Facilities Operations

October 16, 2017

Butler Plaza and Lawn Restoration Project

During the summer of 2017, Facilities and Operations initiated a restoration project of Butler Lawn and Butler Plaza, the area directly in front of Butler Library. The project replaces steps and temporary metal ramps from the east and west approaches to the library’s main entrance with permanent, accessible entryways, and will be restored with new features consistent with the campus's overall architecture and landscaping plan.

December 04, 2017

2017 Morningside Campus Annual Chilled Water Shutdown Notice

The 2017 Annual Morningside Campus Chilled Water Shutdown is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. with service being restored at approximately 11:00 pm. on Thursday, December 28, 2017.  This shutdown is necessary to facilitate needed repairs and maintenance to the campus chilled water system that cannot be performed during normal operations.

November 16, 2017

University Officials Join to Recognize Butler Plaza and Lawn Restoration Project Completion

University Provost John H. Coatsworth and University Librarian and Vice Provost Ann D. Thornton joined with David M. Greenberg, executive vice president for Columbia University Facilities and Operations, and administrators throughout Columbia University Libraries and Facilities and Operations to officially recognize the Butler Plaza and Lawn restoration project, which was completed earlier this fall.

September 27, 2017

Columbia University Facilities and Operations Wins Energy Industry Award For Entire Northeast Region

The accolades for Columbia University’s district energy system and related energy initiatives continued when The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) named Columbia University winner of the Institutional Energy Management for the entire northeast region covering ten states from Delaware up to Maine. The AEE, a nonprofit professional Association of over 18,000 members, presented the award to Columbia along with other award winners at the 40th annual World Energy Engineering Congress in Atlanta in late September.