December 2020/January 2021 Physical Plant Operations Report

The Physical Plant Operations Report  provides a regular update on key areas with a special focus on current renovation and construction projects. Each report also includes one or more topics of special interest.

In this report, which covers both December 2020 and January 2021, you will find updates about:

  • Breakdowns and emergency calls
  • Projects substantially completed and closed-out
  • Helium usage and recovery
  • Preventive maintenance (PM) program
  • Active facilities insurance claims
  • Mechanical rooms

In addition, we provide a glimpse of some of the Physical Plant’s accomplishments during 2020.

We hope this report provides you with both a high-level overview and the detail you need to understand the work we do to support UW-Madison’s mission of research, education, and outreach.

If you have comments or feedback about this report, or topics you would like to see included, please send a message to