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Crew installing new stained glass windows at Grace Hopper College, photo by Dan Renzetti
August 25, 2022
Twelve new decorative windows installed at Grace Hopper College, previously known as Calhoun College, celebrate the richness of the college’s community and contemplate the...
As part of Yale’s new tree management plan, every tree on campus greater than 8 inches in diameter—including this pin oak on Hillhouse Avenue—was inventoried and tagged, giving workers quick access to important data about each tree.
August 15, 2022
In 2020, Yale completed its first Tree Management Plan with an eye toward sustaining a healthy urban tree canopy that can withstand the pressures of a changing environment.
Cables connecting to server, photo courtesy of Office of Facilities
July 11, 2022
Find the updated design standards online as part of “Division 27: Communication.” This revision addresses a change in the specification for horizontal cabling installed...
Refrigeration mechanic Lou Serenson (left) speaking with equipment mechanic Dan Benedetti (right), photo by Ronnie Rysz
July 1, 2022
AssetWorks provides asset management, billing, procurement, work order, and maintenance processes for more than 300 buildings at Yale. A how-to submit a work order guide for...
Room 705 at Whitney Grove Square, photo by Ronnie Rysz
June 24, 2022
Colleagues working on capital projects for Yale are familiar with the seventh floor at Whitney Grove Square—better known as WGS—as a collection of individual offices and...
Carpenter Paul Cavaliere (left) working with apprentice Lakiya Gaye (right), photo by Ronnie Rysz
June 24, 2022
In November 2021, the status of several apprenticeship programs created through a partnership between the Office of Facilities and Local 35 leadership was published. The new...
Founders Hall from Swenson Terrace, photo by Ronnie Rysz
June 24, 2022
Once a brick-clad carriage house and stable, Founders Hall was built in the early twentieth century as a backyard addition to Judge Lynde Harrison (LLB 1860) residence at 52...