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Service center member working at tool station
New name, same services
Friday, August 12, 2022

The previously known Automotive and Motor Fleet team has been renamed Fleet Management, effective Aug. 1.

As part of FM’s Facilities Finance and Business Operations unit, Fleet Management includes the department’s Service Center and Motor Fleet.

The Service...


FM’s Involvement in the 49er Mobile ID Program
Thursday, July 21, 2022

You may have heard the announcement that Auxiliary Services is transitioning the physical 49er ID cards to mobile IDs that are accessible via phone, Apple Watch or other Android devices. Throughout the phased implementation, FM’s Lock Shop has been integral in installing, testing and...


A refined clean: robotic scrubber added to cleaning initiative
Thursday, July 21, 2022

In continued efforts to boost effectiveness and efficiency, the BES team has acquired the department’s first Autonomous Scrubber Tennant (T380).   

According to Tasheem Hayes, interim senior...


Fuel temporarily available
Friday, June 17, 2022

Facilities Management (FM) has a limited supply of on-campus fuel. Departments that use University road-worthy vehicles may temporarily refuel on campus.

A timeframe on how long the current supply will be available is unknown

When fuel is...


Photo of Parking Lot 25
Lot 25 temporarily closes June 20
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Parking Lot 25 will close from Monday, June 20 through Sunday, July 31, for paving maintenance. Construction equipment and personnel will be in the area until the project is completed. Pedestrians...


Pedestrian crosswalk
Crosswalks and bike lanes striping project extended
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Due to current weather conditions, James Seals & Stripes, Inc. will complete striping campus pedestrian crosswalks and bike lanes on Thursday, June 16

The remaining areas impacted as the truck completes striping will include:

Cameron Blvd. from...

35 Max-EVs Purchased for More Sustainable Fleet
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

T.J. Woods, transportation, warehouse and logistics manager, and Solomon T. Franklin, assistant director of business operations, issued a purchase order last week for 35 Max-EVs (electric vehicles). The purchase of these small electric carts is part of the first phase to...


Bernstein Discovers Billing Error, Saves University About $380,000 Annually
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

Jason Bernstein, energy manager in Engineering Services, noticed a higher-than-usual number of accounts on the University’s monthly water bills from Charlotte Water and decided to investigate the cause. Bernstein conferred with Greg Cole, water resource engineer, and sought help...


BES&R May All-Hands Meeting Recap
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The people who design, build, clean and maintain buildings at UNC Charlotte have a major impact on the health of students, faculty, staff and visitors. A prominent study on how indoor spaces drive performance and productivity notes that by the time one reaches 80 years old, they will...


Gardening Tips
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

As the weather gets warmer, many choose to spend their time outside — often gardening and doing yard work. If this is you, don’t forget your sunscreen and consider these tips for lawn care, planting and landscaping provided by staff from the Grounds unit and Office of...