Education Campuses & Facilities

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An educational facility’s condition can have a major impact on student performance, faculty and staff satisfaction, visitor enthusiasm and even absenteeism. At The Budd Group, educational facilities are a significant part of our business. We work with over 50 educational institutions, from K-12 systems and private schools to colleges and universities. In every facility, our focus is on creating a clean and safe environment for the students, staff and visitors in order to meet the unique needs, objectives and necessary legal standards of each institution. Each educational facility is different, and we will customize our services to achieve your service needs and budgetary goals.

Our major service areas for educational institutions include:

Janitorial Services

We can establish a comprehensive janitorial service plan that creates a clean, safe and appropriate setting to encourage learning and minimize distractions. With our Green Cleaning Program, you can rest assured knowing that the healthiest cleaning solutions, practices and equipment are being used by our highly trained team. Plus, we only use Green Seal cleaning chemicals for all our general commercial cleaning and floor work, as well as Green Seal paper products that meet or exceed the recycled requirements of the U.S. Green Building Council.

In addition to standard janitorial services, we can provide:

  • Carpet & floor care
  • Lab & computer room cleaning & sterilizing
  • Wellness programs
  • Day cleaning & porter services
  • Athletic facility, equipment & locker room cleaning
  • Green cleaning & recycling programs
  • Trash, debris & snow removal
  • Window, wall & other surface cleaning
  • Event setup/breakdown & post event cleaning

Plant Maintenance

We can develop sustainable preventative maintenance strategies to decrease equipment replacement costs, decrease future renovation costs and extend the life of your building or campus, ensuring your school is able to provide educational support for years to come. By keeping your facility on track with our proactive maintenance measures, you’ll see improved equipment performance and a more productive environment for all.

Depending on your facility needs, our plant maintenance services can include:

  • Preventive maintenance programs
  • Lighting maintenance & installation
  • Drywall repairs, painting & wallpapering
  • Ceiling repair & installation
  • Bathroom restoration
  • Remodeling & renovation
  • HVAC maintenance & repair
  • Locksmith services
  • Plumbing maintenance & installation
  • Electrical repair & installation
  • Carpet repair & installation
  • Floor repair for all surfaces
  • Parking lot resurfacing, repairs & striping
  • Water or fire damage restoration
  • Grounds & outdoor maintenance

Landscaping

Through our landscaping services, you can enhance the overall appearance of your building and increase curb appeal to create a welcoming and inviting environment. With our environmentally friendly facility solutions, your educational institution can decrease water usage, reduce your carbon footprint, increase energy savings and take advantage of our LEED approved green landscaping products. Our landscaping experts can keep the outdoor area of your facility looking pristine, while maintaining a safe environment by removing hazards that occur from inclement weather and natural causes.

Our landscaping services include:

  • Landscape planning & installations
  • Water resource management
  • Irrigation installation & management
  • Fertilization & pest management
  • Pine needle & mulch installation
  • Seasonal color installation
  • Soil testing & turf management
  • Pot & planter programs
  • Sod replacement
  • Storm debris removal
  • Tree installation & removal
  • Snow & ice removal

Facility Support for Specialized Functions & Programs

The Budd Group has met almost every challenge in campus maintenance and management through our work with institutions and schools across the Southeast. We can address any of your specific management and maintenance issues or problems by developing specialized programs and overseeing comprehensive projects, including:

  • Campus condition assessment
  • Operations & management planning & programming
  • Recruiting, hiring & training your facility support staff
  • Management of facility support staff, even if they remain your employees
  • Organizational structure review/study
  • Recycling & green cleaning
  • Landscape planning & water management
  • Healthy building & preventative maintenance
  • Wellness programs to reduce absenteeism
  • Student/staff environmental health programs
  • Mailroom & campus delivery operations
  • Work order systems development
  • Purchase order & inventory systems development