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  • February 6, 2013

    At Columbia University Medical Center we are always working to improve the state of our facilities, for both infrastructure and in the spaces used by faculty, staff and students. Because we are constantly improving our campus, a smart way to guarantee an improvement is through an establishment of standards. They cover bathrooms, corridors, offices and laboratories, ensuring our primary space types have a target for performance.

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    Energy & Sustainability
  • February 6, 2013

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    Energy & Sustainability
  • February 6, 2013

    In early 2011, CUMC undertook a steam and condensate system analysis to identify, tag and test existing traps across the system for both research and housing buildings. A steam trap is a device along a steam line that releases condensate, or water that forms as the steam begins to cool along its pathway, as well as other air or non-condensable gases that could cause potential issues in the system.

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    Energy & Sustainability
  • February 6, 2013

    CUMC’s Faculty Club, including the Bard Hall Student Meal Plan, is working to get even greener. The Faculty Club, under the direction of their manager, Michael Alberto, has begun to recycle their cooking oil with a company that will collect and repurpose it for Biodiesel.

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    Energy & Sustainability
  • June 20, 2012

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    Energy & Sustainability
  • May 14, 2012

    A disaster GO BAG is simply a collection of basic items you and your family may need in an emergency. So, if you have to leave your home at a moment’s notice, you will have essential items ready to take with you since you will probably not have time to search for the supplies you need.

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    Campus Life Safety
  • April 26, 2012

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    Energy & Sustainability
  • January 31, 2012

    Dear CUMC Community:

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    Energy & Sustainability
  • January 9, 2012

    Although elevators are relatively safe, following simple guidelines can help further improve passenger safety. It's important not only to know how to properly ride elevators, but also what to do if the elevator becomes stalled.

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    Campus Life Safety
  • November 2, 2011

    For many people, the seasonal flu is just a mild illness. But for some, the flu can lead to serious infections and even hospitalization. The flu spreads easily from person to person. Here are some ways to protect yourself and those around you:

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