Heating at UPV campuses

Next Monday, November 28, the heating installations will be put into operation in all the buildings of the Vera and Gandia campuses. On the Alcoy campus, this measure was implemented last November 21. The hours of operation will be programmed daily according to external weather conditions and the peculiarities of each building and its air […]

‘Be water, my friend… but don’t waste it’

The Universitat Politècnica de València celebrates Environment Week from 14 to 18 November 2022 to raise awareness about the importance of water and its proper use. Under the slogan “Be water, my friend… but without wasting it“, the objective is to promote the importance of water as a non-renewable resource; to raise awareness among the university […]

València, European Green Capital 2024

The city of Valencia has achieved it: it is the European Green Capital 2024, a title currently held by Grenoble (France) and to be inherited by Tallinn (Estonia) in 2023. With this award, the European Union recognizes the efforts made by the winning cities and promotes, for a full year, actions that favor the environment […]

XXXI CRUE-Sustainability Conference

The Vice Rectorate for Sustainable Campus Development attended the sectoral commission CRUE-Sustainability held on October 19, 20, and 21 at the University of Granada. The central theme of this event was the “university, culture and sustainable heritage“. At this conference, more than 170 representatives from all Spanish universities discussed such diverse and current topics as […]

Energy consumption and containment measures

As reported at the last Governing Council meeting on September 29, the Universitat Politècnica de València is facing high energy costs that far exceed the amount budgeted for 2022. (You can consult the report at the bottom of this article). The current situation makes it necessary to take cost containment measures. These are in addition to […]

[UPV Living Lab] The big survey

A group of institutional chairs of the UPV has launched The Great Survey. The Vice-Rectorate for Campus Sustainable Development collaborates with this initiative within the framework of the UPV Living Lab towards carbon neutrality. The Big Survey wants to find out what the university community thinks about possible measures to transform UPV campuses into carbon-neutral campuses. Its […]

Subsidies for energy rehabilitation of the 7A and 7G buildings

The Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (Instituto Valenciano de Competitividad Empresarial, IVACE) has recently awarded two aids to the Universitat Politècnica de València within the Program for the Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings (PREE-IDAE). Both aids cover 40% of the investments in buildings 7A and 7G on the Vera campus. In the case of building 7A, […]