Buildings and Grounds has overall responsibility for keeping College facilities clean and in good repair. B&G staff set up campus space for special events. B&G engineers maintain heat, cooling and ventilation systems. The craftspeople on staff (painters, carpenters, plumbers, maintenance men, laborers and electricians) both keep the physical plant running properly and perform construction. Given the breadth of responsibility of the office, it is helpful if needed services can be requested well in advance, by . In unanticipated situations, please call Buildings and Grounds at 718-260-5337.