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A friendly reminder to run the cold water taps to ensure water is fresh

As many buildings on campus have reduced occupancy, we want to remind everyone that running the cold water taps until the water is cold is an important step before drinking or using for food preparation. This will ensure the water is kept fresh for use and stagnant water is flushed from the building’s pipe network system.

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Recognizing those still working on campus

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the majority of faculty and staff are working from home right now. However, teams like Facilities Management at UBC Okanagan and Building Operations' Custodial Services at UBC Vancouver continue to carry out most of their day-to-day work on campus.

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Frank Crudo returns to Building Operations as Senior Manager, Architectural

We are excited to welcome back Frank, joining Building Operations’ Trades division and leading the architectural trades. As the Senior Manager, Frank will be responsible for the short and long-range planning of building architectural systems and the supervision of staff and consultants.

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A record fiscal year for the Construction Office

The number of trade hours worked and projects completed grew exponentially compared to the average hours worked in the last five years.

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Contact the Service Centre for all buildings and grounds related inquiries

The Service Centre is open and the most effective and efficient platform for us to track, respond, and prioritize all buildings and grounds related inquiries, as well as Emergency Operating Centre (EOC) related requests.

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