Transition of Williams College of Business to the Hoff Academic Quad Facility.
Amber Beery, John A. Elet, S.J. Scholar for 2010, honored Physical Plant in her commencement address.
Congratulations to Brad Metz for completing a four year carpenter apprenticeship program through ABC Building Contractors Ohio Valley Construction Education Foundation.
Interview with Joe Frecker, Xavier Project Manager of the New Residence Hall / Dining Complex.
Video of the dedication of the Hoff Academic Quad on Founders Day, September 23, 2010.
Topping off ceremony for the New Residence Hall / Dining Complex narrated by Bob Inkrot, Project Executive, Messer Construction Company.
Time lapse video of the construction site where the Hoff Academic Quad was built.
May 6, 2011: Joe Frecker, Xavier Construction Manager and Chef "Jeff" give an update and insight on the food stations under current construction for the newly named, "James E. Hoff, S.J., Dining Commons which will be part of the New Residence Hall.
One of Xavier's Solar Powered Carts from Physical Plant was entered in the Cincinnati Red's Findlay Market Opening Day Parade on Thursday, 4/4/12, and won a 3rd place award. This was a first year appearance for Xavier, which was done in support of our Marketing Department.
Renovation to Kuhlman and Buenger Residence Hall chapels includes new paint, carpet, and furniture will give students a fresh look to their place of prayer.
Take a look at the old maroon theme before renovations, and then the new blue theme after renovations for Xavier's flagship building.
Dug out old blacktopped sidewalk and installed Allen block retaining wall. Poured new concrete sidewalk.
Had to grind down 2 inches of black top and resurface it with 2 inches of black top for positive drainage on 3 parking lots.
Grind out joints and tuck points on interior and exterior parapet wall next to the cell tower.
Removed old blacktop and concrete. Reinstalled new concrete sidewalk and handicap curbs.
A Mechanical renovation to Kuhlman Hall will include the addition of a new Energy Recovery Ventilator which will solve negative air pressure problems, and utilize the temperature of the building exhaust air to temper outside air before entering the building, resulting in energy savings. Fire Alarm systems will be upgraded to meet current codes, including smoke detectors in every living space and mass notification capabilities. Existing public area lighting will be replaced with high efficiency light fixtures, and occupancy sensors. The air and light work above ceilings will mandate that corridor ceilings get replaced with new. It is also anticipated that mobile phone antennas will be installed on the roof by an outside vendor during the period of mechanical renovation. A more detailed Architectural Finishes renovation to the interior materials is anticipated in following years