The project to replace the space management functions of FAMIS, "eSpace", is making great strides.
Facilities Management and Ancillary Services looks after the maintenance, operations, construction and upgrade of over 200 buildings across McGill campuses.
Facilities Management and Ancillary Services staff were at the forefront of the implementation of McGill’s measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on its campuses: ordering, distributing and recycling masks, installing signage and hand sanitize
When the Quebec government declared a public health emergency in mid-March 2020, McGill’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) had been discussing the emerging virus for several weeks already.
The months that followed the lockdown were among the busiest for many FMAS teams involved in the pandemic response.
Before reopening a building, Building Operations had to purge the indoor air out and reprogram each of the HVAC systems to maximize fresh air intake.
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