The University has a responsibility to maintain it's buildings and services to standards defined by the New Zealand Building Act 1991 and the Health & Safety in Employment Act 1992. To meet these requirements the Facilities Services section plan maintenance and improvements to the building structure and finishes, as well as respond to urgent repairs/ emergencies 7 days a week.
Facilities Services manages all of the University's Electrical and Mechanical plant to standards defined by the New Zealand Building Act 1991 and the Health & Safety in Employment Act 1992, and retain records for audit purposes for such buildings features and equipment, to also ensure best use and performance is gained over their lifetime.
The Section is also involved in Energy procurement and conservation, lighting, power including 11kV infrastructure, heating and air conditioning, standby and emergency plant and equipment including generators, UPS systems, fire alarms, emergency lighting.
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Facilities Services is a support service for all schools and divisions with special responsibility for ensuring technical safety, staff and student comfort, advising on solutions for internal environmental conditions.
The Section consists of a highly skilled directly employed staff with assistance from specialist contractors.
Facilities Services invites you to contact them for any issue related to the above services, especially prior to the purchase of new plant and equipment so you can be fully informed on any modifications required for such devices.
The Facilities Services staff provide an efficient, effective, and friendly service to support all users and maintain an aesthetically pleasing environment for the University buildings and facilities.
To contact us please refer to Facilities Staff Contact