Interesting Facts

We are responsible for maintaining the following:

    • 21 elevators
    • 279 road, walk, and parking lot pole lights
    • Over 3,000 individual pieces of electro mechanical equipment from pumps to chillers
    • 5.7 miles of buried storm pipe
    • 3.8 miles of buried water pipe
    • 2.3 miles of buried sanitary pipe
    • .80 miles of buried steam and condensate pipe (for heating)
    • 2.1 miles of buried high voltage cable

      Energy

      Our campus currently consumes 31,848,000 cubic feet of water per year.

      We currently use 24 million kWh of electricity per year, with a peak of 7 MW, enough to supply electricity to approximately 2,100 homes for a year. Based on current enrollment, each student consumed a total of 2,600 kWh of electricity.

      Our campus currently consumes 173,785 MCF of natural gas per year, enough to heat approximately 2,000 homes for a year. Based on current enrollment, each student consumed a total of 18.9 MCF of natural gas.

      Grounds

      The campus is comprised of 210 acres. The grounds crew is responsible for maintaining:

      • 56 acres of land
      • 2.9 miles of roads
      • 17.5 acres of parking lots
      • 5.2 miles of sidewalks
      • 264,678 square feet in the Monteith Parking Structure
      • and repairing a fleet of 42 road vehicles

      Work

      Between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014, there were 8,244 work orders issued/requested. Our campus currently has 32 buildings totaling 1.6 million square feet which we and our service partners maintain and clean daily.