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Routine maintenance

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Billable & Non-Billable Requests

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Information is provided below on work funded by Facilities Services (non-billable) and work that is funded by the customer's department (billable). All billable work needs to be submitted on either an IT (Interdeprartmental Transfer) or Facilities Services Job Order Form. Click on a link to advance to that section of the page. 

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Cleaning

Facilities Services funds:

  • Routine custodial services

Department funds:

  • Cleaning services for special events
  • Window cleaning
  • Special floor care


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Carpentry

Facilities Services funds:

Routine maintenance and repair of:

  • Classroom chairs and writing desks
  • Broken glass in windows or doors
  • Sheetrock and dry walls in common areas
  • Baseboards, molding, or carpet in common areas
  • Missing or damaged ceiling tiles in common areas
  • Public bathroom furnishings
  • Public restroom dispensers of paper towels, toilet paper, or hand soap
  • Door frames or jammed doors (see Key Shop for locking mechanism repair)

Department funds:

  • Hanging pictures, plaques, or bulletin boards
  • Building or repairing bookcases, bulletin boards, cabinets, counter tops, and shelves (built-in or portable)
  • Repairing office furniture (chairs, desks, desk drawers), staining or refinishing desktops, repairing broken desktop glass
  • Repair or replacement of Venetian blinds
  • Covering doors with metal for security and fire prevention
  • Projection screen replacement or new installation
  • New construction, renovations, office furnishings, or carpet

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Electrical

Facilities Services funds:

  • Unscheduled/emergency repairs and regular scheduled preventive maintenance to all electrical systems and elevators.

    Inspection and maintenance of:
  • Lamp (bulb) and ballast replacement
  • Electrical wiring
  • Receptacles and switches
  • Elevators

Department funds:

  • Renovation and new construction of the above systems







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Keys and Signs

Facilities Services funds:

  • Routine maintenance of locks, door-opening mechanisms, and panic hardware
  • Routine maintenance of door checks and hinges
  • Signs for room numbers in hallways
  • Emergency call-outs for repair (NOT for lock-outs or rekeying)

Department funds:

  • Cutting of extra door keys
  • Desk or file cabinet keys or locks
  • Repairs to office areas other than routine maintenance
  • Replacement of unbroken hardware with a different type of hardware
  • Desk nameplates and department identification signs
  • Emergency call-outs for lock-outs and re-keying
  • Re-coring of offices, files, desks
  • Opening of offices, files, desks when keys are lost
  • Replacing touchpad locks that have failed due to tampering or vandalism

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Life Safety

Facilities Services funds:

  • Fire extinguishers and cabinets, hoses, and alarm system devices in common areas
  • Installation, inspection, and maintenance services for this equipment

Department funds:

  • Fire extinguishers within department space.  We will maintain them if you submit quarterly IT (Interdepartment Order) forms.
  • Renovation or replacement of Life Safety systems within department space


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Moving & Delivery Services


Department funds:

Note: Please submit requests on an Interdepartmental Order form (I.T.)

  • General moving, excavation, and delivery services
  • Furniture moving - Moving of furniture from one office to another, one building to another, or to storage at the Hebert Center in Belle Chasse is funded by the department requesting service. The requesting department is expected to have all items suitably packed prior to the move. Although every effort will be made to assure safe handling, all damages and losses are the risk of the requesting department.
  • Furniture rental - Items such as tables, chairs, tents, and party goods can be rented through the Equipment Movers by submitting an Interdepartmental Order form (I.T.) to Facilities Services administration. Charges for this service will be based on actual man-hour expenditures.

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Painting

Facilities Services funds:

  • Maintenance painting in common areas as funds are available.
  • Painting building exterior

Department funds:

  • Painting in office areas
  • Taping and floating walls
  • Sanding and stripping wood surfaces
  • Refinishing furniture
  • Painting, sanding, taping in new construction/renovations

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Plumbing

Facilities Services funds:

  • Bathroom sinks, toilets, urinals
  • Sewer lines; water lines; vacuum and air lines
  • Sump pumps, hot water circulating pumps
  • Air conditioning drains
  • Water distillation equipment
  • Sprinkler systems

Department funds:

  • Any equipment (such as sinks, hot water heaters, etc.) within and belonging to department
  • Renovation or new construction of above systems






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Refuse

Facilities Services funds:

  • Collection and disposal of waste items
  • Collection and disposal of biohazard waste boxes

Department funds:

  • Disposal of bulk items such as furniture.
  • Special pickups upon request.
  • Providing dumpsters for construction projects and office moves.

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Utilities

Facilities Services funds:

  • Maintenance and repair of mechanical systems in all campus buildings. Window units, direct expansion (DX or package) systems, water coolers, refrigeration equipment, chilled water units and the central plant system. Maintenance and repair of controls for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems in all campus buildings.

    Unscheduled/emergency repairs and regular preventive maintenance for:
  • Steam lines, steam traps, chilled water lines
  • Air handlers
  • Chilled water pumps, heating hot water pumps, outside sump pumps, fire pumps, condensate pumps
  • Boilers
  • Chillers
  • Cooling towers
  • Operates and maintains the central plant, which generates steam and chilled water for heating and cooling of most campus buildings. It also responds to certain service calls
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) operating costs for all buildings
  • Routine, preventive, and unscheduled/emergency maintenance of air conditioners
  • Maintenance of built-in drinking fountains
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Thermostat calibration
  • Air handler controls
  • Pneumatic, electronic, and digital control

Department funds:

  • Renovation or new construction of above systems
  • Renovation or replacement of HVAC systems
  • Refrigerators (portable and laboratory)
  • Freezers and walk-in coolers





























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Facilities Services - Health Sciences Campus, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5424 repairs@tulane.edu