IU Bloomington has 640 full-time and hourly technical, craft and administrative employees in the Physical Plant department.
With this staff, Physical Plant services:
- More than 428 buildings
- More than 2,000 acres of landscaping, lawns, sidewalks, parking lots and streets
- More than 449 miles of utility distribution systems
- Over 198 elevators and lifts
- 3,354 outdoor lights
- 1,748 restrooms
Of the buildings on campus, 252 buildings ( 3.35 million square feet) were constructed before 1960.
Physical Plant processes 33,000 Service Requests annually.
Electricity on campus costs approximately $22 million per year.
Campus Utilities produces 1,273,132,700 pounds of steam annually, which heats approximately 12,000,000 square feet.
Campus Utilities distribute 666,339,000 gallons of water annually. ♦