Sustainability Seminar Series: "Notre Dame Goes Greener: An Energy Infrastructure Update"


Location: C-103 Hesburgh Center (View on map )

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Paul Kempf, senior director of Utilities & Maintenance at Notre Dame, will provide an update on the state of the campus energy strategy. He will review what has been done, how far we have come, and how much farther we have to go to meet our goals. As the University grows, energy usage will become a bigger and tougher problem requiring continued investment and ingenuity.

Bring your questions and learn what you can do to help.


Kempf has been the senior director of Utilities and Maintenance at Notre Dame since 2011. These two departments are responsible for the operation of the campus’s combined heat and power plant, distribution of all centrally produced utilities as well as the maintenance of over 11 million gross square feet of campus facilities. Paul oversees a staff of over 100 University employees as well as another 100-plus contractor employees involved in projects, operations, maintenance and repairs. 


Prior to his role as senior director, he was the director of Utilities (1998-2011) and chief electrical engineer (1989-1998). Paul graduated from Notre Dame in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana. 


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