Topic: Facilities Services

University Completes Third Solar Project

Feb. 21, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin has expanded its solar energy footprint with the addition of solar arrays on top of the Manor Parking Garage and the roof of a Facilities Complex building.

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Landscaping with Austin's climate in mind

Aug. 12, 2011
Xeriscaped plantings like this one require less maintenance, including water, than traditional plantings.

The university is transforming plant beds around campus into xeriscaped spaces with native plants that require less watering.

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The University of Texas at Austin Celebrates Completion of Austin's Largest Solar Power System

May 31, 2011

Event: The University of Texas at Austin and its Facilities Services Department mark the completion of a solar power system installed on the J. J. Pickle Research Campus (PRC).

When: 10:30 a.m., June 2

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Campus Planning and Facilities Management Implements Budget, Staff Cuts

July 20, 2010

Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) at The University of Texas at Austin has begun implementing plans to cut about $3.1 million from expenditures to contribute to the university's $14.6 million reduction in annual recurring expenditures.

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In good hands with Santos Rodriguez

May 7, 2010
In good hands with Santos Rodriguez

Santos Rodriguez likes working with his hands: tearing things apart and putting them back together. As a senior landscape technician with Facilities Services doing small engine repairs on lawn mowers, weed eaters and the like, Rodriguez said "it's pretty unique that I am able to do this." At about age 11, Rodriguez lost his vision.

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