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Housing & Dining Services

Click here for information on Housing & Dining Services' commitment to sustainability.

Dining Facilities uses a large portion of the total campus energy. CU-Boulder has five dining facilities on main campus and Williams Village - Libby, Farrand, the Center for Community, Sewall, and Darley Commons.

Initiatives to reduce energy and water use in dining facilities include:

  • Kitchen audits – energy and water tracking in individual kitchens
  • Implementing a pilot kitchen hood control project
    • Spring Air in Sewall Hall: these hoods allow for greater control over temperature, air change volume, and after hours turn off.
  • Focusing on layout of kitchen equipment
    • For example, not putting freezers next to ovens
  • Purchasing Energy Star equipment where available

For more information on sustainability efforts at dining services, see their webpage here.