Departments - Physical Plant - NIU Facilities Planning & Operations

Physical Plant

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Physical Plant Departments

Building Maintenance

(815) 753-1741

Carpentry, electrical, elevator repair, heat/frost, key control, masonry, painting, plumbing, preventative maintenance for steam conservation, refrigeration, roofing, and sheet metal. Contact the Work Order Desk for work order requests. A list of billable vs. maintenance services is available for reference.

Campus Heating 

(815) 753-1151

Central ventilation, heating, and central air; energy management; hot water distribution for heating and steam; chilled water distribution for air conditioning; and reverse osmosis water systems. 

Material Distribution Center

(815) 753-2367

Sales and service operation, which is responsible for maintaining the on-campus parts and material inventory used primarily by Physical Plant departments. Other NIU departments may purchase inventory items from the Material Distribution Center as needed.