Physical Plant Services

Physical Plant Services (PPS)

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Maintenance & Small Capital Projects

Just as your home requires ongoing care and maintenance, so do our buildings on Campus. Physical plant services is responsible for planning and completing major maintenance and building and equipment renewal to keep our buildings safe and working well. Our team of engineers, project managers and trades work hard each summer and over the school year to implement this work with as little interruption as possible to teaching, learning and research activities. Below are some examples of the larger projects we have completed or have planned for campus!

2015 Major Projects
Victoria Hall - Building Envelope and Lighting Upgrades
McArthur Hall - Wheel Chair Lift.
Ellis Hall - Bathroom Renovations, Lighting Upgrade, Transformer Replacement
Stauffer Library - Terrace Renovation,
ITS Renovation
MacDonald Hall - Law Library Renovation
Kingston Hall - Departmental Renovations
JDUC - Lighting Upgrades, Kitchen Renovations, Standpipe Repair.
Gordon Hall - Office Renovations
Various Buildings - Lecture Theatre Lighting Improvements
Ban Righ Hall - Basement renovation
Nicol Hall - 3rd Floor Lab renovation
Goodwin Hall - Lab Renovation
144 Barrie St - Roof Replacement
Campus - Storm and Sanitary Upgrades
2014 Major Projects
Dupuis Hall - Electrical Room Upgrade
This project involved the removal and replacement of the main electrical distribution equipment in the building including the transformer, main breaker, distribution panels
 
 
Old Main electrical Switchboard (Left)  - New Main Electrical Switchboard (Right)

 

Dupuis Hall New Electrical Switchboard

BioSciences Complex - Electrical Upgrade
Similar to Dupuis Hall, this project involved the removal and replacement of the main electrical distribution equipment in the building including the transformer, main breaker, distribution panels which were located in the Earl Hall Section of the Biosciences Complex.
 
 
Old Electrical Transformer (Left)  - New Electrical Transformer and Load Panel (Right)

Stirling Hall - Roof Replacement
Nearly 30,000 square feet of roofing was removed and replaced as part of this extensive project.
 
 

Ellis Hall - Roof Replacement
In combination with a major renovation to the 3rd floor and an installation of a new outdoor Air Handing Unit (AHU) all of the Flat Roofs and insulation on Ellis hall was removed and replaced in the summer and fall of 2014.