Facilities Management

In the northwest corner of the Environmental Studies Building’s third floor, a new interactive energy dashboard has been installed by Western’s Facilities Management team. It’s a collaborative effort between Facilities Management, Institute for Energy Studies and Office of Sustainability…

With the morning frost we have seen this past week, now is the time for my seasonal reminder of what campus should expect when the region is predicted to have or is experiencing winter precipitation – snow, sleet, slush, freezing rain, and everything in between.

As a winter storm…

From John Furman, director of WWU Facilities Management:


Normally I send this flyer out to let people know what to expect before the winter weather season approaches. As you know, Mother Nature threw us a curve ball in early November, so my apologies!


Last year…

After 38+ years, Larry Cunningham has retired from WWU Facilities Management.  We’re bidding farewell to Larry at a roasted pig BBQ on Thursday, July 27, at 11:30 a.m., at the Physical Plant.  The cost is $7.50 per person with proceeds in excess of costs going to the FM…

Over a pizza lunch Tuesday, President Sabah Randhawa thanked Western's Facilities Management Outdoor Maintenance and Fleet Maintenance crews for their hard work and long days clearing snow and ice from the walkways and interior roadways during last week's storms.…

Power Down is a collaborative effort of WWU Facilities Management and the Office of Sustainability, to coordinate, encourage and implement utility reduction efforts throughout campus. We believe small actions make a difference. 

Power Down for Break Checklist

Turn off your…

This edition addresses a number of important projects and milestones that are underway which will have significant impact on campus.

We have recently completed rekeying all exterior doors of University Residences and will soon start rekeying all academic building exterior doors. This…

Heading out of town for spring break? Don't forget to power down before you take off. Here's a checklist:

Turn off your computer and your monitor. Shut your windows. Shut off power strips. Unplug all appliances not plugged into power strips, including speakers,…

Do you work with an outstanding colleague at Western Washington University? The Western Way program provides the opportunity for faculty and staff to recognize the great efforts of others on campus.

Any time throughout the year, folks in the WWU community can visit the Western…

Winter weather has arrived, and Facilities Management Director John Furman wants campus to know what to expect at Western Washington University when snow and ice are on the ground.

"As weather systems approach, Facilities Management spends a lot of time monitoring various…

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