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Facilities Brings Voorhies Up-to-Date

November 07, 2018
Built in 1958, Voorhies Hall is home to many literary and humanities programs offered at UC Davis. This building is certainly a classic, with many of its original 1950s details, including green tiled restrooms. Luckily, Facilities is bringing Voorhies into the 21st century with some new and improved renovations, thanks to deferred maintenance funding.

The same, but different! Chillers at Contained Research Replaced

October 03, 2018
Recently, the chillers were replaced at the Contained Research Facility at UC Davis. This replacement comes from deferred maintenance funding, and as Ralph Fickett, Mechanical/HVAC and Controls Project Manager in Building Maintenance Services puts it, “This is a perfect DM project. We are replacing like for like parts."

Top 5 Reasons to Ride the Berkeley Bus

September 18, 2018
With the start of the new school year fast approaching, Fleet Services wanted to share our Top 5 Reasons to ride the Berkeley/Davis shuttle, which we affectionately call the Berkeley Bus!

Security Update Required: Voyager Fleet Cards

August 01, 2018
The Voyager Fleet Cards located in the key pouches of University vehicles with an expiration date of May 2019, must be returned/exchanged to the Fleet Services Dispatch office by August 15, 2018.

New ADA Compliant Ramp at Briggs Hall

July 06, 2018
Recently, Facilities built a new ADA compliant ramp at Briggs Hall. The new ramp is concrete and has a railing to improve safety.

Automotive Students Tour Fleet Services

June 19, 2018
On June 7, over 20 students from the American River College automotive program stopped by UC Davis to tour the campus’ Fleet Services.

DM Project: Hydration Stations

June 06, 2018
Facilities installed new hydration stations for bottles at Vet Med 3A, Gourly Clinical Teaching Center, and Valley Hall!

An Oldie but a Goodie: Boiler # 1

May 18, 2018
Boiler #1 has been operating now for almost six months as the backup boiler at the Central Heating and Cooling Plant despite its decommissioning almost two years ago.

Electrical Systems Team Upgrades Pull Barn

May 03, 2018
The Electrical Systems team in Building Maintenance Services recently finished installing a new electrical panel that can handle 200 amps of power.

Help Reduce Carbon Emissions On and Off Campus

April 23, 2018
With Earth Day on April 22 and the condition of the environment, we encourage drivers on and off campus to consider changes they can make that help reduce carbon emissions.

HVAC Retrofit Sees Payoff

April 09, 2018
The University Services building has saved over $15,000 in only nine months from an HVAC retrofit project that was completed by BMS in June 2017.