Services Provided by Trade Services and Central Energy Plant
The Trade Services provide quality workmanship in the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of facilities at 5 different sites: Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campuses, Glenlea Research Station, Delta Marsh Research Station and Star Lake Research Station.
Trade Services provide maintenance to permanent building fixtures and fittings, construction and renovation work, and strategic planning for future trade-related initiatives. This ensures the safe, effective and efficient operation of University facilities.
The Central Energy Plant (former Powerhouse) provides heating and cooling to most of the buildings at the Fort Garry Campus. The Central Energy Plant is operated by power engineers that also monitor all building systems and respond immediately to trouble and emergency calls on twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Trade Services and Central Energy Plant personnel include the following disciplines: carpentry, painting, plastering/ tile setting, locksmith, sign technician, control and refrigeration mechanics, control design technician, electrical, fire alarm technician, elevator, plumbing, insulating, welding, machinist and power engineers.Services provided:
Controls and Refrigeration Shop
Assistant Manager: Doug Cook (474-6883)
Elevator Services Coordnator: Bruce Lowry (474-7109)
Fire and Security Alarms
Installation, modification, and maintenance of fire and security alarms at the University are coordinated by our Safety Technician in collaboration with the Electrical Shop. New installations and modifications are governed by The City of Winnipeg Fire Code and Alarms by-law, and as a result, several approvals and inspections may be required before changes or new services may be initiated. For more information, please call 474-6314.