Ohio State’s sustainability efforts are expansive and diverse. Sustainability means creating a campus that is timeless, maintainable and flexible; incorporating responsible use of fiscal, environmental and human resources; and having minimal environmental impact.

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Sustainability News and Updates

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February 16, 2018

Construction of the new, enclosed shelter at the Herrick Drive Transit Hub began Tuesday, February 13. Pedestrian access will be maintained around the transit hub and along the crosswalks during the construction. Amenities of the new shelter will include heating, cooling and wi-fi. Construction of the shelter will occur over...

February 13, 2018

The Ohio State University’s Columbus campus is home to more than 100,000 students, faculty, staff and visitors each day. When winter weather strikes, Facilities Operations and Development (FOD) and its partners work around the clock to clear 130 miles of sidewalks and 40 miles of campus roadways. FOD’s crews...

February 5, 2018

Energy conservation measures will improve lighting at dozens of campus buildings and create a more efficient heating and cooling system for a campus laboratory building through capital projects to be launched in spring 2018.

These energy efficiency projects and four other capital improvement projects related to the Comprehensive Energy...