May 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 May 2021, you will find updates about:

  • Preventive maintenance
  • Projects completed in May
  • Breakdowns and emergency calls
  • Facilities insurance claims
  • Helium plant operations
  • Campus energy consumption
  • Summer renovation projects
  • About the Cone Zone

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. 

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