Southampton Solent University (SSU) has selected Norland as its new Maintenance Term Contract (MTC) provider. The new contract covers the university’s 32 academic buildings and eight halls of residence, which accommodates 2500 students, located in central Southampton and at its Warsash campus.
As part of the contract, Norland, the FM and support services provider, will deliver mechanical and electrical engineering services, fabric, planned and reactive maintenance and an out of hours helpdesk.
Norland will also support the university’s Solent Green Spark Group to permanently cut energy costs, source clean and on-site energy alternatives and achieve its corporate social responsibility goals complementing the university’s Carbon Management Plan, in which SSU has already committed to reducing carbon emissions by 33% by 2020.
Bryan Carroll, assistant director of estates and facilities, SSU, said: “Solent is delighted to be partnering with Norland. We were very impressed by their detailed and comprehensive bid documentation, their commitment to collaboration, staff training and development and ‘added value’ initiatives that will benefit the university over the period of the contract.”
Kevin Lynn, managing director of Norland’s Corporate Services division, said: “We’ll be looking to introduce a range of new innovations at SSU which will help our client deliver exceptional service and value to staff and students. Our approach is about seeing things with fresh eyes regardless of how far into the contract we are.”
Norland Managed Services, which boasts revenues in excess of