Rivers Street Lane Closure

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 2:45pm
Beginning May 13th, construction of a new steam tunnel at the Pedestrian Bridge will begin. Both Northwest bound lanes will be closed. Traffic will be reduced from four lanes to two lanes between the Parking Deck and Kerr Scott Hall. The lane...

Schaefer Center Driveway and Parking Lot Closure

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 1:16pm
From 13 May to 10 June the driveway and parking lots for the Schaefer Center (Farthing Auditorium) will be closed for re-surfacing and repairs. Parking for the surrounding facilities will be the Stadium and Raley Lots. We appreciate your patience...
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David Robertson, Director of Student Programs at Appalachian State University, is very aggressive on energy management and sustainability. But he did not have digital controls in place to allow him to implement Events2HVAC in the entire student...
Don Lusk
Appalachian State University's Water Plant Supervisor, Don Lusk, keeps students safe every day when he walks into work. Lusk has worked at the university for 18 years and started in housing maintenance. Eventually, he came across a job posting as an...
Eric Greer
The workers in charge of keeping approximately 20 miles of underground sewer, water and steam lines properly maintained and running efficiently are Eric Greer, Appalachian State University's mechanical shop supervisor, and his team of 10 workers....
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Appalachian begins “zero waste” commitment

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 6:16pm
A "zero waste" commitment has begun at Appalachian State University with the goal of diverting 90 percent of all waste from landfill disposal by 2022. The university currently diverts 40 percent of its waste annually from a landfill by recycling,...
From fiscal year 2007 through fiscal year 2012, Appalachian State University reduced energy consumption by 29.3%. In doing so, the university is ahead of schedule for meeting a target for state agencies, set by a 2007 law, which requires a 30%...
Michael J. O'Connor has been named physical plant director at Appalachian State University.He will begin his duties in April. O'Connor, who has served the past three years as head of the Marine Corps' Facilities Branch Headquarters in Washington D.C...

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265 Dale Street
PO Box 32105
Boone, NC 28608-2105
Phone: 828.262.3190

Fax: 828.262.4017

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