The Facilities Department at the Arizona Space Institute (ASI) is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Applied Research Building (ARB) and the Mission Integration Laboratory (MIL). With a focus on ensuring smooth and efficient facility management, they oversee all facilities-related tasks and the management of laboratories housed within these buildings.
The team at the Facilities Department takes care of various aspects to support the functioning of ARB and MIL. This includes maintenance and upkeep of the buildings, ensuring a safe and comfortable working environment for researchers and occupants. They manage essential services such as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), electrical systems, plumbing, and other facility infrastructure to ensure optimal functionality.
In addition, the Facilities Department coordinates laboratory operations within these buildings. They provide support for the setup and maintenance of research equipment, ensuring that laboratories are equipped with the necessary resources and supplies. They also ensure compliance with safety regulations and protocols, promoting a secure environment for scientific exploration and experimentation.