ITEM 122-1501-R0304:�������������� Authorization to Replace Windows, Tuck-Point Brick Windowsills, and Repair/Refurbish Exterior Concrete Fenestrations and Roof Parapet Cap to the Petroleum Building; Montana Tech Of The University Of Montana


THAT:�������������������������������������� The Board of Regents of Higher Education, consistent with the provisions of MCA 18-2-102, authorizes Montana Tech of The University of Montana to replace the windows and make related repairs to the Petroleum Building at the estimated amount of $321,200.


EXPLANATION:����������������������� The Petroleum Building is a three story, brick veneer building constructed in 1953.� The Petroleum Building currently holds labs, classrooms and offices for the Petroleum Engineering Department and K-12 Technical Outreach.� The existing windows are original construction consisting of metal frames, single strength glass with large areas of glass block above.� Concrete mullions separate the windows.� This proposed project would replace the existing energy deficient windows and glass block with insulated �infill� and energy efficient glass windows.� The project will also include tuck-pointing all deteriorated brick windowsills and the repairing/refurbishing of all concrete fenestration (mullions) including the concrete parapet cap of the roof.


����������������������������������������������� Plant funds will finance this project and will result in no new programs.� This project requires the authorization of the Board of Regents and will use a portion of the General Spending Authority appropriated to The University of Montana, all campuses, by the 56th Legislative Session, HB 005 in the amount of $3,500,000.


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