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Crafting a better campus environment

Facilities Management

We strive to make the university better every day through innovative stewardship of campus assets and resources. We aim to provide, maintain and improve the campus environment by working alongside campus partners to deliver exceptional customer service.

Facilities Management News

Employee Spotlight: Richard (Rick) Houston

This month we shine our headlights on Rick Houston, a Senior Store Keeper for Fleet Services. Rick has worked for Facilities Management at Fleet Services for four and a half years. Before coming to the university and Facilities Management, Rick worked for the Harley Davidson shop in Vacaville. When it was time for a change in employment, he knew that the university was a great place to work.

Bringing PG&E Smart Lab Projects to UC Davis

Smart Labs is a utility incentive program through Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), which provides funding for implementing energy-saving solutions in laboratory buildings. Completion of this program will result in safer labs, fewer carbon emissions from reduced energy use, and lower utility bills. Read how Energy and Engineering coordinated bringing this program to UC Davis buildings.

CA Fires Alter Daily Work - Keeping Staff Safe

The Camp Fire of 2018, burning 153,336 acres, changed lives and how California communities respond to wildfire and smoke events. Although Davis is located a little over 100 miles south of the origin of this fire, this was a historical event for UC Davis as the smoke from this fire impeded our daily operations. Read about the safety measures that we implemented to prepare us for future events.