Abatement, Insulators and Roofing

Abatement, Insulators and Roofing Manager: Sugi Harto


The Abatement Shop provides the following services:

  • Sampling campus building materials for hazardous materials (i.e., lead and asbestos)
  • Project management for all asbestos-related campus projects.


Insulators provide a range of services to the campus including:

  • Small-scale removal of asbestos containing and non-asbestos containing pipe insulation for the crafts.
  • Small-scale removal of asbestos and or lead containing building materials.
  • Emergency clean up and repair of any asbestos or lead problem.
  • Insulating building components for heat retention, cold retention and safety.


The roofers provide quick response to roof leaks from mid-October through March, and performing permanent roof repairs and replacements from April through September. Work is performed on all types of roofs for the UC Berkeley campus and off-campus buildings, including housing units. The services provided by the roofing unit include:

  • Installing and repairing shingle, PVC roofing, composition, shakes, and tile metal.
  • Emergency response (water leaks, roof leaks, skylights, gutter cleanout).
  • General maintenance of exterior/below grade waterproofing, preventative maintenance, and inspection.
  • Roof inspections.
  • Professional consultation for capital projects.

For all requests, please submit a Service Request Form.