Building Automation System
The BAS keeps the building climate within a specified range, monitors system performance, device failures, and provides malfunction alarms via text notifications to the Facility Management AC shop. The BAS reduces building energy and maintenance costs by scheduling HVAC equipment to follow occupied and unoccupied temperature set points in all academic buildings. Did you know that the electrical and natural gas cost for the university averages close to $4 million per year?
Services of the AC shop include performing preventative maintenance and repairs of all heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, replacements, new installations, and modifications of HVAC and refrigeration equipment on campus. Operating, monitoring, and regulating domestic and heating boilers, circulating pumps, chillers and refrigeration systems associated with building operation. Did you know that the University has over 8000 tons of chiller capacity?
Services of the Plumbing shop include repairs to toilets, lavatories, showers, water and waste water piping throughout the campus community. Did you know that UL Lafayette campus consumes over 94 million gallons of water annually?
Services of the Electrical shop include installing, maintaining, and repairing wiring systems, electric clocks, light fixtures, site lighting, motors, and generators. Troubleshooting, repairing, and installing electrical motor starters and variable frequency drives. Replacing lamps and ballasts, rewire, and make modifications to electrical systems to accommodate minor construction projects on campus. Did you know that the electrical shop replaces over 25,000 light bulbs annually?
Services of the welding shop include repairing, upgrading, and fabricating hand rails and banisters per code, metal grate installation, equipment repairs, and small project fabrication.
Services of the Motor Pool include the performing preventative maintenance & repairs of 100 University vehicles (including University Police Vehicles), maintaining portable generators and operating and managing all rental fleet vehicles.