custodial services

Providing a clean, safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors is a critical aspect of operating a thriving institution. The impression your facilities leave on people is lasting and tangible. 

Student enrollment, faculty and staff recruiting and retention and overall image of your institution are all impacted by the standards set for both the health and appearance of your campus.


Your grounds are the first thing students, parents, and visitors see. 

Whether it’s the common green spaces, flower beds or your athletic fields, we promise to work with your institution to deliver the desired outcome.

ask us about:

  • Turf & athletic field management
  • Landscape management & mowing
  • Coordinated facility beautification programs
  • Grounds & parking lot monitoring
  • Inclement weather action plans

facility operations & maintenance

HES can design a full-service, customized plant operations and maintenance program for your institution. 

Our team of industry experts will implement a program to effectively manage all aspects of building systems, including HVAC, electrical, mechanical and plumbing. 

Whether it’s performing corrective maintenance, scheduled preventative maintenance, or overseeing major capital projects, we take ownership of ensuring your physical plant operates with maximum efficiency. 

services we offer include:

  • Comprehensive facility operations management
  • Maintenance & repair operations
  • Project / contract management & peer review
  • Energy management
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Inventories of building assets
  • Work order systems
  • Purchase order & inventory systems

COVID-19 resources

We cherish our partnerships with colleges and universities, and take seriously our role as trusted advisors.

Our Pandemic Readiness planning provides tested solutions to cleaning and disinfecting tasks for your campus, preparing for a safer return when the time is right. Learn more about how we’re equipping our teams with best practices, expert processes, and top technology to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

quality assurance

We consider many factors when designing the program, including desired outcomes, building types, traffic patterns, and seasonality. 

While these factors are all critical parts of an effective program, it’s our quality assurance program that ensures results meet or exceed your expectations.

Sustainable practices

Our commitment to sustainability – much like our approach to business – is one of partnership and shared dedication amongst our leadership, onsite team members, and higher education partners.

From involvement in environmental campaigns to development of campus-wide temperature policies, we collaborate with students, faculty, and staff to care for the environment.

Ultimately, our motivation far exceeds a policy statement. It’s just the right thing to do.

Let’s talk

how can we help you build a better learning environment?

9202 S Northshore Drive

Knoxville, TN 37922

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