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Summertime Is Construction Time

University investing $40 million in almost two dozen projects.

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Safety Rules for the Holiday Season

  With the holiday season upon us, please consider this list of “common sense” safety rules to prevent fire or accidents.  It is the responsibility of each member of the Boston University community to ensure that these rules are enforced throughout the season. Thank you for your cooperation in making this a safe, happy holiday […]

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Summer Pool Repairs at FitRec

The FitRec competition pool was recently drained so workers could inspect it and do the necessary touch-ups and repairs. All grout is being replaced and the sparger aeration system is being repaired.

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Summer Construction on the Charles River Campus

20 + projects totaling $70 million

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Commencement 2013: Before, During, and After

Time-lapse shows it’s over in a blink

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Admissions Reception Center Construction Update 2-27-13

As part of the Sewer Separation Project in the CAS Parking Lot and the Alpert Mall we need to extend the new storm drain lines across George D. Hart Way in two locations shown on the attached plan. However, there is an existing water line in the street that needs to be dropped down lower […]

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Snowmageddon: Getting Rid of All That White Stuff

For BU, coordination, organization is key By Amy Laskowski Watch this video on YouTube See scenes above from snowstorms at BU. Photos by Kalman Zabarsky It’s 4:30 on Tuesday morning. Bill Walter is up, responding to emails, making phone calls, and gearing up to orchestrate yet another snow removal on the BU campus. The snow […]

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Thinking Outside the Box

  Boston University Facilities Management and Planning (FMP) is striving to adopt more innovative and efficient methods to maintain buildings and grounds. During the recent winter break, when students returned home and buildings were relatively vacant (on the Charles River Campus), the Plumbing Shop employed an unconventional method to fix a long-standing pipe problem in […]

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IS&T Reception Area

IS&T reception area was renovated following consolidation of IS&T staff. The space received new carpet and paint throughout the corridors as well as new lighting and ceiling tiles. The reception area furniture was also be replaced to update the space.

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BU Goes to the Center of the Earth

In BU’s first geothermal system, six wells 1,500 feet deep (that’s twice as high as the Hancock Tower) draw upon the Earth’s energy to support heat pumps at 882-888 Comm. Ave.

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