HVAC Department

We are responsible for the following areas.

Heating

All equipment that provides heating:

  • Furnaces in portables
  • Domestic Furnaces
  • Unit Heaters
  • Duct Heaters
  • Boilers from 250,000 to 4,200,000 btu’s

Ventilation

All equipment that provide ventilation:

  • Air Handling Units (AHU)
  • Unit Ventilators
  • Exhaut Fan of all kinds

Air Conditioning

All equipment that provides cooling:

  • Windows Type
  • Split Type
  • Central Type (Dry)
  • Chiller Type

Direct Digital Controls (DDC)

There are three type of DDC in the district:

  • Delta Controls
  • Reliable Controls
  • AutomatedLogic

Natural & Propane Gas

We are responsible for all gas piping to:

  • Boilers
  • Rooftop units
  • Make-up air units
  • Gas fired ventilators
  • Duct Heaters
  • Furnances
  • Portables

Filters

We are responsible for ventilation filtration:

  • Media Type
  • Pleated Type

Inspected every 3 months.

Paint Department

The Paint Department is responsible for all the interior and exterior painting of our facilities. We always use environmentally friendly materials whenever possible and our interior paints are almost odorless and specifically designed for use in schools and hospitals.

Interior painting

We are responsible for the following:

  • All interior painting
  • Cabinet and furniture shop spraying
  • All drywall repairs
  • Lining and finishing of gym floors
  • Lining chalkboards and whiteboards
  • Graphics and logos
  • Special finishes

Exterior painting

We are responsible for the following:

  • All exterion painting
  • Graffiti removal – All drywall repairs
  • Pressure washing
  • Signage
  • Sandblasting

Our District has approximately 45 facilities to maintain and we try to prioritize a fair and prompt service. The painting of our facilities is not for beautification alone. Sanitizing and protection of wood and other substrates is also crucial for a healthy school.

We feel that it is necessary to limit color choices for our facilities. There are many reasons for this, such as limited storage space, cost savings, speed and ease of touch-up and with graffiti removal.

Plumbing Department

We are responsible for the following areas.

Potable Water System

  • Distribution piping
  • Wells
  • Well pumps and controls
  • Cisterns
  • Cisterns pumps and controls
  • Water meter stations

Domestic Hot Water Systems

    • Piping and recirculation plumbing
    • Electric and gas fired storage type hot water tanks
    • Tankless on demand type water heaters

Sanitary Sewer Systems

  • Septic fields
  • Septic tanks
  • Pump stations
  • Sewage treatment plants (we have two sites in this district)
  • Grease traps and acid neutralizing tanks

Storm Sewer

  • Piping
  • Rain water leaders

Building Fire Sprinklers

  • Maintenance and repair
  • Service, testing and record keeping

Irrigation

  • Piping and controls
  • Winterizing and spring start up

Gas Fitting

  • High and low pressure piping
  • Science lab gas
  • Combustion air requirements

Certification Requirements

  • Interprovincial plumbing trade qualification (T.Q.)
  • “B” gas certification
  • American Waste Water Association (A.W.W.A.) Cross connection control certification
  • Environmental Operation Certification Program (E.O.C.P) Small water systems certification
  • Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (A.S.T.T.B.C.) Certification for fire sprinkler maintenance