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Heating/cooling systems for University buildings being changed over from summer to winter operation

Temperatures may fluctuate

October 4, 2019 — 

It’s that time of year again—when heating/cooling systems in university buildings are changed over from summer to winter operation. Temperature fluctuations in spring and fall can be challenging on our heating and cooling systems, and efforts to make conditions comfortable. 

The University’s district heating steam system works to efficiently heat and cool our buildings, but many of the older buildings are unable to provide simultaneous heating and cooling. Therefore, a warm spell during the fall period could result in spaces that are warmer than desirable.

We will do our best to manage the internal conditions with the changing external temperatures. We thank the campus community for your patience and understanding during the shoulder season.


Please contact the Physical Plant Customer Service Desk at 204-474-6281 or if you have any concerns with the conditions in your building.


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