Ambrose University College

Project: Campus Efficiency and Expansion

Total Project Cost:
$810,000
Total KIP Funding:
$405,000

Status of Project: Substantially completed

Project Description

This project involves upgrading the secondary laboratory and the building management system, and reconfiguring the lighting systems. Further work includes building a technology lab and installing virtualization of servers and integrated software systems and a text message emergency notification system.

Primary Areas of Benefit

  1. Expands or enhances the utility of training space: A new classroom with 16 computer research workstations with statistical and research simulation software enhance the training opportunities for psychologists, sociologists, biologists, chemists, and business researchers. Furthermore, this project extends the technology available on campus so all voice and multimedia content can also be captured and made accessible online.
  2. Improves energy efficiency: Upgrades to the building management system enable the institution to reduce heating and cooling demands by approximately 26%. The upgraded lighting control system minimizes electrical consumption and increases energy efficiency.
  3. Upgrades the health and safety aspects of facilities: Upgrade to the safety of the campus include the new text messaging program that can automatically alert students, faculty and staff via their cell phone and desk phones in the event of a crisis or emergency.