Facilities Management

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The Facilities Maintenance Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all Town facilities. These functions include operation, maintenance, repair, and improvements of all facilities, custodial services, and utilities procurement and management, and they are provided through a combination of in-house and contracted services. Recent initiatives and accomplishments include:

  • Glastonbury Town Hall was one of twelve office buildings in the State of Connecticut to earn the US EPA’s Energy Star award for energy efficiency in 2007.  Glastonbury has earned seven successive Energy Star awards for Town Hall.
  • Installed high efficiency, low mercury containing lamps in Town buildings.
  • Competitively procure electricity and gas for Town and Board of Education facilities.
  • Earned over $885,000 since 2000 in utility company rebates for energy efficiency measures.
  • Participation in ISO-New England “Demand Response Program” to reduce peak demand on the energy grid.
  • CCTV and electronic access installed in Schools and Town Buildings.
  • Exterior LED retrofit at the Fire Houses, Police Department, Riverfront Community Center, Youth and Family Services & Welles Turner Library.
  • Implementing waste recycling in Town facilities.
  • Installed photovoltaic panels at Academy, Bus Yard, Hebron Avenue School, Highway Truck Shed, Nayaug School, Parks & Recreation, and Vehicle Maintenance Garage.
  • Installed emergency generators and/or transfer switches at Fire Company #1, Natural Gas Fueling Station, Parks Maintenance Garage, Police Department, Riverfront Boathouse & Community Center and Vehicle/Highway Garage.
  • Performed Energy Audit of all Schools.
  • Replacement of Buttonball, Hebron Avenue & Hopewell Schools heating system with hi-efficiency system and replaced Smith Middle School floor and chillers.
  • Replaced intercom systems at Hebron Ave., Hopewell and Buttonball Schools.
  • Town roof replacements at Fire Companies 3 & 4, Historical Society, Highway Truck Shed, Police Department Sally Port & Winter Hill Farm.
  • Renovated Purchasing and Police Department Lunch Room.
  • Prepared properties for rental.