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Dan Heater to Retire May 5

Please join us for Dan Heater's Retirement Celebration on Thursday, May 4, 10 a.m. - noon, 202 USB
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Archived Meeting Presentations

2017 Building Coordinator Series

*BC meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

April 2017
BC Updates and Presentations- Hancher Footbridge, Building Curtailment, Moving Crew Updates, and Move-Out
Catlett Residence Hall - Rory Wiebel
Feature Presentation: FM Budget Plan, Don Guckert
Watch recorded video of the meeting

March 2017
BC Updates- Power Outage Update (slides 4-6), Water System Update (slide 7), Recyclemania Contest (slides 8-9), Recycling Contamination (slides 10-18)
Feature Presentation: Risk Management - Josey Bathke and Kerry Campbell (slides 19-36)
PowerPoint Presentation
Watch recorded video of the meeting

February 2017
BC Updates - BC Survey Results, Water Notification Update, UI Budget Video, RecycleMania Contest, Dockside Recycling and Waste, Building Operating Systems: Professor K. W. Therm

January 2017
BC Updates and "Big Data’s Impact on Facilities Operations," by Don Guckert and Katie Rossman
Watch recorded video of the meeting

2016 building coordinator series

December 2016:  
Updates and Main Campus Steam Capacity

November 2016:
BC Updates and Feature Presentation on Building Maintenance Operations

October 2016:   
Preparing for Winter: Snow Removal

September 2016:  Energy Saving Measures (Steam Trap Maintenance)
"University of Iowa Utilities Systems and Steam Traps," Doug Litwiller

August 2016:    Custodial Services
BC Updates, August 31, 2016
Custodial Services Updates

July 2016:
BC Updates
Sustainable Landscape Practices: Reducing Chemicals

June 2016:
Work Control Center & On-Call, After-Hours, Emergency Response Program

May 2016:   
ADA & Universal Design at the UI Campus
BC Updates - Area Road Construction, Outdoor Events, Campus Food Trucks, Pallet
"Universal Design for the Physical Environment," Brian Manternach

April 2016
Work Control Center and AiM Upgrade

March 30, 2016
BC Meeting Agenda
"Governance Report Summary Feb 2016 and Budget Implications," Don Guckert, Associate VP, Facilities Management
"RecycleMania 2016," George McCrory and Tara Slade, Office of Sustainability
"Campus Project Updates and Road & Gateway Project Updates," Chet Wieland, Design & Construction
"Campus Energy Updates - Biofuels, Environmental Compliance," Ben Anderson, Power Plant
"Emerald Ash Borer - Campus Strategy," Andy Dahl and Shawn Fitzpatrick, Landscape Services

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