Sustainability at King's

King's Community Garden - Fall 2015

Facilities supports and encourages sustainability programs across campus, including programs for students. This includes access to recycling for residence students, recycling and large item donation services when students move out of residence, and encouraging creation care best practices such as turning off lights, reporting leaking taps, using re-usable mugs, and taking transit.

Good progress made on LED retrofit initiative

Good progress made on LED retrofit initiative

Posted on: Jan 06, 2017

As part of The King's University’s continued commitment to sustainability, maintenance staff retrofitted a number of classrooms with 15 watt LED smart tubes prior to the Christmas break. The effort…

Effectiveness of Blackhawk powerhouse units better than anticipated

Effectiveness of Blackhawk powerhouse units better than anticipated

Posted on: Dec 06, 2016

In April 2014, two Black Hawk power conditioners were hooked up to the main power feed of the university with an intent to reduce power cost and consumption. The overall reduction of electrical costs…

Fancy new AC chiller unit to increase sustainability of Tower Residence

Fancy new AC chiller unit to increase sustainability of Tower Residence

Posted on: Nov 25, 2016

In the spring of 2016, The Kings University replaced old inefficient tower residence air conditioning chillers. When the old unit started up in the past, lights in parts of the campus would flicker. Parts…

Even Small Steps Lead to a Brighter Future

Even Small Steps Lead to a Brighter Future

Posted on: Aug 27, 2016

The King’s University continues to retrofit exterior lighting with LED fixtures. A sample of the work done this summer is replacement of 17 metal halide 150 watt wall packs with Phillips 36.5 watt LED…

Sustainability: One day at a time

Sustainability: One day at a time

Posted on: Aug 27, 2016

Each and every day, King's Facilities Department works hard to ensure that the environmental impact of the intuition remains as minimal as possible.  Here are a couple things you may not have known we've…

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installed on Campus

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installed on Campus

Posted on: Aug 26, 2016

We're pleased to announce the installation of an electric vehicle charging station on The King's University campus thanks to the fundraising efforts of our students. The new charging station is free…

The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS)

The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS)

Posted on: Aug 25, 2016

The King's University is a registered participant in The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS)a rating system that measures sustainability in colleges and universities. King's…