Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
Facilities Maintenance & Management Services
EMCOR SERVICES NORTHEAST VALUE DELIVERED
Consistently comfortable and productive working environments at all Boston Public Library facilities, reliable telecommunications system operation, preservation of a historic national landmark, as well as numerous historic books and artifacts.
FACILITY MANAGEMENT OBJECTIVES
To ensure reliable and productive facility operation of its HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and telecommunications systems, including the critical systems that preserve historic books and artifacts; to maintain branch locations at the same high-quality level.
FACILITIES MAINTENANCE & MANAGEMENT SOLUTION
To meet the client's needs, our staff of 12 HVAC and MEP technicians repair and maintain the client's vital building and operating systems. The facilities maintenance and management team, which is available on-site for two daily shifts, as well as weekends and holidays, reports directly to the library on a daily basis. A facility team supervisor manages account activities and ensures that all work is handled in a prompt, efficient, and professional manner.
The experts also operate the library's computerized facility maintenance management system. This facility system manages and monitors preventive maintenance tasks, and maintains historical data regarding the library's mechanical systems.
EMCOR Services Northeast's impact extends well beyond the main Boston library building itself. The total facilities services company provides the same facility HVAC and MEP maintenance and management services to the library's 27 neighborhood branches. To ensure that this work is performed to the firm's highest quality standards, our senior facility management team conducts monthly quality control inspections at these Massachusetts neighborhood sites.
BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY FACILITY BACKGROUND
For more than 150 years, the Boston Public Library has pioneered public library service in America with revolutionary ideas and famous firsts. Established in 1848, the library was the first publicly supported municipal library in America, the first public library to lend a book, the first to have a branch library, and the first to have a children's room. Today, the Boston Public Library boasts 27 neighborhood branches, free Internet access, two unique restaurants, an award-winning website, and an online store featuring reproductions of the library's priceless photographs and artwork. Each year, the library hosts nearly 5,000 programs, answers more than 1 million reference questions, and serves millions of people in its McKim Building, a National Historic Landmark in Copley Square, Boston, MA.