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Deferred Maintenance

Cost Savings Target (-7% of baseline)

UT System: President DiPietro’s Reallocation Plan in redirecting 6% of each area’s budget toward more strategic goals. $25M will be earmarked for deferred maintenance needs.

UT Knoxville: UT Knoxville has a five-year plan to address deferred maintenance. The campus has two SBC approved projects totaling $23.5M to address deferred maintenance.

Contact: Terry Ledford, Zone Maintenance Director
Phone: (865) 406-1736
Email: tledfor1@utk.edu

UT Knoxville Deferred Maintenance Information

President DiPietro and the Board of Trustees have given each system campus specific goals for funding deferred maintenance. Each campus had developed a five-year deferred maintenance plan.

The UT Knoxville plan will address building envelope needs first, followed by HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.

UT Knoxville has SBC approved institutionally funded projects for deferred maintenance. More than $20M in approved SBC projects with another $15M proposed from the president’s reallocation plan.

Contact: Terry Ledford, Zone Maintenance Director
Phone: (865) 406-1736
Email: tledfor1@utk.edu

Recent Renovation Projects

The cost of recent campus renovations totals more than $13M. These projects include Humanities classrooms ($1M), Henson Hall ($2.5M), Perkins Hall ($1M), Ferris Hall ($2.2M), SERF ($2.1M), Circle Park ($1.5M), Lake Loudoun ($1.2M), Austin Peay ($0.5M), 11th Street Garage Bridge and sidewalks ($1.5M), and Dougherty Engineering: Sixth Floor ($1.3M), Unit Ops Renovation ($0.8M), and Lab 324 ($0.4M).

Contact: Tim Tomlinson, Construction Services Director
Phone: (865) 771-0546
Email: ttomlins@utk.edu

Roofing Projects

More than 170 reroofings have been completed, with 28 still in progress. The cost for completing all roofs is estimated to be $35M. Projects in progress and completed include shingled, built-up, tile, slate, and liquid-type roofs.

Contact: Tim Tomlinson, Construction Services Director
Phone: (865) 771-0546
Email: ttomlins@utk.edu

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