The university will again observe a four-day, 10-hour work schedule this summer to reduce energy costs and the university’s carbon footprint. The 4/10 schedule will run from June 13 through Aug. 26. The standard 4/10 work schedule will run from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Only two weeks are exempted: Regular five-day, eight-hour schedules are planned the weeks of June 27 and Aug. 1.
“The goal is to promote energy, utility and environmental savings, which is consistent with our climate commitment and the efficient delivery of summer operations,” says Ed Barnes, vice president of administrative affairs.
The university will shut down the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems in state buildings on campus from shortly after 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday and for the three-day weekend. The exceptions are Building 3 (science laboratory), Building 4 (biotechnology), Building 8 (College of Science) and the first two floors of the library addition. They will remain operational during the weekends as well. Building 6 (College of Business) and Building 17 (Engineering) will remain fully operational until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Classes, events or other university activities will be scheduled within these buildings, Barnes says.
Electrical and water systems will remain operational in all buildings.
The 2011 operations calendar includes the summer 4/10 schedule. Additional information about the 4/10 schedule, including frequently asked questions and management guidelines, can be found on the Human Resource Services website at: http://www.cpp.edu/~hrs/4_10/2011/summer_2011.shtml.