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Facilities Management News

Facilities Management supports and maintains UNLV’s learning, research, and working environments.

Current Facilities Management News

All Gender/Family Restroom sign.
Campus News | June 2, 2021

All-gender restrooms provide safe, convenient spaces for everyone.

man working on air conditioner
Campus News | May 5, 2021

As temperatures rise, the HVAC team ensures environments stay comfortable with energy-efficient systems.

composter with food waste
Campus News | April 29, 2021

Take the trash cans away and suddenly people pay attention to the waste they're producing.

raised garden beds
Business and Community | April 21, 2021

UNLV programs reach into the community to fill in service gaps and grow relationships.

HVACR Specialist IV Steven Joseph Sr. posing for picture in front of equipment.
People | January 11, 2021

The HVAC supervisor on upgrades to air filter systems to combat COVID, building a community among colleagues, and finding the "perfect" room temperature.

A man uses a spray bottle to disinfect a desk
Campus News | September 1, 2020

New procedures and systems in place to make on-campus experience as safe as possible.

Facilities Management In The News

KNPR News
January 13, 2020

A few years ago, Republic Services, the primary waste collector in Clark County, started offering single-stream recycling. It allowed people to put all recycling into one main bin instead of separating recyclables into different bins.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 27, 2019

The Southern Nevada Christmas Tree Recycling Committee is hosting its recycling drive through Jan. 15. The committee is made up of local businesses and agencies, including UNLV’s Rebel Recycling program and the Springs Preserve, according to a UNLV news release.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 1, 2019

Do you want to help turn today’s jack-o’-lantern into tomorrow’s BLT?

KNPR News
September 19, 2018

California has a deposit law to get people to recycle that works something like this: Consumers pay a deposit of 5 or 10 cents when they buy a beverage.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 27, 2017

The Southern Nevada Christmas Tree Recycling Committee is asking locals to give as much care to dismantling their firs, spruces and white pines as they did to putting them up.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
December 30, 2015

Now that the presents have been unwrapped, a Christmas tree recycling drive is beginning in Las Vegas. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the Springs Preserve are heading a program that'll accept trees through Jan. 15 at more than 30 drop-off locations in and around Las Vegas.

Recent Facilities Management Accomplishments

September 9, 2021
Jerome "JT" Davis (Facilities Management) was named the first-ever employee of the month for the landscape, grounds, and arboretum department.
December 1, 2012
The facilities management department received an incentive check from NV Energy in the amount of $10,969 for its participation in the Sure Bet Program. According to NV Energy, the program is designed to make energy efficiency improvements more cost effective for businesses. The improvements not only help save on electric bills, but also protect...