Physical Plant Department
The Physical Plant Director for Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) oversees 18 staff including: Maintenance Crew, Grounds Crew, and Steam Plant Operators. Physical Plant staff are responsible for all 21 buildings on campus, 80 acres of grounds, and 20 State vehicles. Indiana School for the Deaf has 4 multi-purpose buses, and one of these buses is wheelchair accessible. The multi-purpose buses are driven by residential staff and others to transport students to activities and events.
Physical Plant Department Director
Capital Projects 2015-2017
Utility Assessment Study: ISD has received the report regarding energy delivery and will look to implement some of the recommendations from the report.
Willard HVAC Replacement: This project will replace all of the classroom HVAC units that were damaged in the winter storm of 2014. Lehman Mechanical was awarded the bid to take out all of the old units in the classrooms and replace with units that will use digital controls for energy efficiency. Preliminary work started in March with the majority of the work to take place over the summer when school is out. All work should be completed by the start of school in August.
CTE Phase I HVAC Replacement: This project will replace the HVAC units on the north end of the building. Lehman Mechanical was awarded the bid for this project. Work is expected to begin in late June with all work to be completed in late fall.
Simpson Hall Demo: This project has been continued until the next Preservation meeting in July.