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.

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Solar Power Project

Solar Power Project

Posted on: Dec 07, 2018

In the spring of 2018, The King’s University completed installation of our first solar photovoltaic system to generate our own clean and sustainable electricity on campus. The cost of the 53-kWH project…

150 LEDs in gym to make big energy impact

150 LEDs in gym to make big energy impact

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017

New LED high-output tubes are being installed for our gymnasium high bay fixtures. LED technology is progressing, and prices are coming down. The new T5 HO tubes are only 28 watts each compared to the…

Harvesting the power of sunlight

Harvesting the power of sunlight

Posted on: Aug 08, 2017

The King's University campus is getting smart about using natural resources. Rather than drawing on electricity all day long, new pendant lights have been installed that rely on 'harvested daylight.'…

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…

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…