IT building upgrades will interrupt power, computer use

PULLMAN, Wash. – Computer users across the Washington State University Pullman campus could be affected from Friday night until Monday morning by a maintenance power outage in the Information Technology (IT) building.   The building’s cooling capacity is being upgraded by Facilities Operations. ITB will be connected to the central WSU chilled water loop and a […]

Chillers removed from French Ad Building

Facilities Operations utilities crews are currently working to remove two chillers from the basement of the French Administration Building.  (Photo: Ray Potter, utilities lead, left, and Tim Paul, utilities electrician, disconnect a pipe from the chiller.)The chillers were no longer in use due to poor efficiency and were replaced by chillers at the new steam plant. The pumps, electrical […]

Boiler maintenance, chiller expansion ensure comfort

Heat and air conditioning are hot commodities at WSU Pullman, especially during the bitter cold winter months and in the blistering heat of summer. But, improvements and maintenace to both systems by Facilities Operations are ensuring an ample supply of both. What would happen if the heat system, provided by steam boilers on College Avenue and Grimes […]