University of Iowa Pentacrest

University of Iowa Pentacrest

Building & Landscape Services


Building & Landscape Services is dedicated to campus building and landscape physical asset stewardship and customer service as needed and on request.  Stewardship opportunities occur within the operational and technical support we provide in our daily building operations, maintenance, landscape and custodial services.

Organization

BLS Org Chart (Managers & Supervisors)
BLS Org Chart (All Staff)

Stewardship of campus

Buildings

Accessibility - universal design and facilities accessibility

Maintenance

  • Building mechanical and electrical systems
  • Energy efficient operation
  • Fire/life safety and code compliance
  • Keys and access
  • Proper preventive maintenance practices
  • Repair and replacement of building infrastructure and envelope components
  • Campus lighting

Landscape

  • Landscape Services
  • Mowing
  • Tree care
  • Sidewalk maintenance
  • Institutional road maintenance
  • Shrub and flower bed care
  • Campus exterior signs
  • Litter control
  • Refuse collection

Custodial

  • Cleaning classrooms, offices, restrooms, research labs, and public spaces
  • Trash & recycle removal
  • Routine and major floor care projects
  • Relamping
  • Green cleaning comments and feedback, email: FM-greencleaning@uiowa.edu

Contact Us

All questions or requests for services pertaining to Building & Landscape Services of academic buildings, administrative support buildings, and the campus should be referred to:

Work Control Center
Phone: 319-335-5071
Fax: 335-6498
Email: facilities-wcc@uiowa.edu

For urgent requests, call 319-335-5071
(24 hours/day, 7 days/week)

Campus Address: 260 USB
Fax: (319) 335-6498

BUILDING & LANDSCAPE SERVICES ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Dan Heater
Tel: 335-5038

Director

Ann Rosenthal
Tel: 335-5823

Associate Director, Plant Management

Scott Gritsch
Tel: 335-0748

Manager, Landscape Services

Lori Giannini
Tel: 384-0943

Secretary IV