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HVAC

The Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) department maintains all Boise State University HVAC equipment, including the central heating plant.

For changes in building/room schedules and/or temperature settings, submit a Facility Requisition Form.  Occupants having problems with HVAC systems should call (208) 426-1409.

HVAC Tasks


We have seven HVAC Specialists who understand the details and characteristics of the buildings and the HVAC systems and controls. Some of their tasks include:
  • Monitor the FMS for any obvious problems or trouble alarms
  • Check systems operation within building itself
  • Respond to hot/cold calls
  • Performing preventive or corrective maintenance
  • Inspect the work of various contractors
  • Plan seasonal HVAC projects

Most newer buildings and several older buildings are controlled and monitored 24-hours a day via Facility Management Systems (FMS). Buildings controlled by a FMS, and those with programmable thermostats, are preprogrammed to the standard university occupancy schedule and State mandated temperature settings.

HVAC Staff

vacant
Mechanical Systems Manager
Phone: (208) 426-5181

Rocky Yoneda
HVAC Systems Foreman
Phone: (208) 426-1400
ryoneda@boisestate.edu

Brett Bogardus
HVAC Specialist
Phone: (208) 426-1400
BrettBogardus@boisestate.edu

Nate Kessler
HVAC Specialist
Phone: (208) 426-1400
nathankessler@boisestate.edu

Skip McMillan
HVAC Specialist
Phone: (208) 426-1400
skipmcmillan@boisestate.edu

Luis Sanchez
HVAC Specialist
Phone: (208) 426-1400
LuisSanchez@boisestate.edu

Michael Sherwood
HVAC Specialist
Phone: (208) 426-1400
MICHAELSHERWOOD@boisestate.edu

Tim Kelly
Mechanical Systems Operator
Phone: (208) 426-1400
timothykelly2@boisestate.edu

Nathan Renfro
Senior Maintenance Craftsman
Phone: (208) 426-1400
nathanrenfro@boisestate.edu

Steve Fowler
HVAC Apprentice
Phone: (208) 426-1400
stevenfowler@boisestate.edu


Plumbing

The dedicated professional plumbing staff at Boise State University maintains miles of distribution pipe and the equipment necessary to provide safe clean H2O to students, staff, and visitors. With supportive leadership, this little group accomplishes lofty goals and has fun in the process. We are proud to be part of a team that helps make Boise State University a great research university.

Plumbing Tasks

  • Maintain equipment ranging from drinking water fill stations to ultrapure water treatment systems
  • Collection and treatment of the waste water from culinary arts and multiple kitchens across campus
  • Monitor and maintain nearly six hundred cross connections between potable and non-potable water systems on campus
  • Testing and maintaining the backflow prevention safety equipment
  • Inspect the work of various contractors

Plumbing Staff

vacant
Mechanical Systems Manager
Phone: (208) 426-5181

Joe Waters
Plumber
Phone: (208) 426-1552
warrenwaters@boisestate.edu

Kenneth Ford
Plumber
Phone: (208) 426-1400
KennethFord@boisestate.edu

vacant
Plumber
Phone: (208) 426-1400

Joel Herron
Water Quality Specialist
Phone: (208) 426-1400
JoelHerron@boisestate.edu

Craig Walters
Environmental Sciences Specialist
Phone: (208) 426-1400
CraigWalters@boisestate.edu