Reducing wasted energy in commercial buildings
February 5, 2013Much energy is wasted heating and cooling indoor spaces when no one or almost no one is present. Now, MIT researchers have used their own campus to demonstrate a means of measuring that energy/occupancy mismatch.
Renovation plans offer MIT opportunities to save energy, improve design
February 4, 2013Work aims to make the Institute more energy-efficient and to influence design standards in the construction industry.
Barker Library's reading room temporarily closed in August
August 8, 2012Renovations will create a 24-hour study space under the Dome
Keeping our hallways safe and clutter free
July 23, 2012Facilities will waive fee for removing items through the fall.
Five-year effort by Campus Energy Task Force saves MIT millions of dollars, kilowatt-hours
December 21, 2011
Dedication held for renovated fencing salle d’armes
October 28, 2011Facility opened in conjunction with its annual alumni meet on Saturday, Oct. 22.
MIT launches social network for ridesharing
October 12, 2011Partnership with Zimride creates a secure platform to enhance campus mobility.
Enhancements to Jack Barry Field unveiled
September 28, 2011
'Under the Dome' security preparations
April 27, 2011A letter to the community from John DiFava, MIT director of facilities operations and security
BigBelly Solar at MIT: smart compactors with a green streak
April 6, 2011
Paul Clisbee, longtime facilities employee, dies at 60
February 23, 2011
1948 mayor to MIT: use flamethrowers to melt snow?
February 3, 2011A letter from the MIT archives recalls another super-snowy Boston winter.
Steam condensate line repair may affect pedestrian traffic
December 13, 2010Construction scheduled for corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Vassar Street.
Austin Petzke, former manager of Building Services at MIT, dies at age 67
December 8, 2010A leader in operations at the Institute for more than 30 years, he considered his custodial staff the eyes and ears of the Institute.
Slideshow: the Koch Institute transforms East Campus environs
November 23, 2010Completion of cancer-research building opens green space for community use and creates vibrant streetscape.
Bridge construction to impact traffic on McGrath O'Brien Highway
November 3, 2010Craigie Drawbridge Rehab Project scheduled from November until April
Harry P. Portnoy, former campus architect, dies at age 88
October 29, 2010
Construction begins on high-performance computing center
October 6, 2010President Hockfield joins Gov. Patrick and others at groundbreaking ceremony.