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Service Guide

Heating, ventilation and cooling

The Physical Plant zones and automation maintain heating, cooling, indoor air quality and humidification in VCU buildings, as applicable; maintain and repair ventilation systems, such as supply fans, fume hoods and exhaust systems; conduct functional checks of control systems; perform preventive maintenance on heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; and oversee room pressurization and pressure and air balances.

To request a non-emergency service, submit a request via the Facilities Self Service. For emergency services, contact the Physical Plant Customer Service at (804) 828-9444. 

FMD covers the cost of education and general units' heating, ventilation and cooling services, though any upgrades or modifications to systems will be billed to the requesting department or school. Services provided to auxiliary units are billed to the respective auxiliary unit. 

Category: Buildings