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Facilities Management Newsletter
October 2015: Global Climate Change Week Edition
Never Stand Still
UNSW Facilities Management solar power Morven Brown to join the UNSW solar generating club

FM’s Energy Management Team is about to add another 416 solar panels to the UNSW photovoltaic system – this time on top of the Morven Brown building on the Kensington campus. More...

UNSW Facilities Management bore water What lies beneath the Kensington campus?

One of UNSW’s best kept sustainability secrets lies directly beneath the Kensington campus. Thanks to a natural aquifer, UNSW is able to pump and treat bore water for non-potable uses around the campus. More...

UNSW Facilities Management solar power Harnessing the mighty sun at Fowlers Gap

About 112km north of Broken Hill, the UNSW Fowlers Gap Research Station is now generating its own power, thanks to 60 new solar panels. More...

UNSW Facilities Management Energy Mgt Space Mgt Water and energy use: how does your building rate?

FM has released a new interactive map that tracks the energy, carbon dioxide and water use in buildings on the Kensington Campus. It’s part of our commitment to creating sustainable campuses through data collection and sharing. More...

UNSW Facilities Management s-Lab Design Global recognition: Tyree wins again

At a September awards ceremony held at University of Leeds (UK), the Tyree Energy Technologies Building was awarded the New Teaching and Mixed Use Laboratory International S-Lab design award. More...

UNSW Facilities Management Biological Sciences Precinct Biological Sciences Redevelopment: Main construction works contract signed

The contract for main works construction was signed with Brookfield Multiplex Constructions on 7 September 2015. This is the largest construction contract awarded in UNSW’s history. More...

Scam warning: Be aware of the common traps

As scams become more sophisticated, it’s easy to fall prey to some common traps. UNSW Security and Traffic Management is warning all UNSW students and staff to keep an eye out for some common scams currently circulating in our community. More...

UNSW Facilities Management Campus Security Online payments now available for UNSW resident let-ins

Next time you forget your keys, you’ll be able to pay online when UNSW Security let you back in. Most UNSW residents will now have a safer way to pay for this service. More...

UNSW Facilities Management Accessing roof spaces

FM has recently implemented a process for anyone wanting access to roof spaces. Before gaining access, you now need to be formally inducted. More...

UNSW Facilities Management Fleet Services The road ahead

Recently FM took delivery of two BMW i3 vehicles and one Tesla vehicle, both of which are powered by electricity for use by the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications. More...

UNSW Facilities Management Campus Services Taking care of our aging tree population

The trees of UNSW have recently been receiving some very specific attention as part of our ongoing commitment to conserving the mature trees on campus. More...