Emergency Shutdowns

Refer to this page daily to check for emergency shutdowns or other events that may affect your operations.

AHU#2 & AHU#6: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: HVAC

Start Date: 04/28/2016

Start Time: 5:00 AM

End Date: 04/28/2016

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Floor: 2nd, 3rd & 4th. Room(s):See Additional Information Below.


Advisory:
Please be advised that on early Thursday morning, April 28, 2016 air handling unit number two, AHU#2, and air handling unit number six, AHU#6, will be shut down between 5:00 am and 7:00 am. The purpose for this outage is to advance the Stemmler Hall construction project.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work may be conducted in the areas listed below during this short time period.




NOTICE:Au Bon Pain - Heating Concern: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Au Bon Pain - Heating Concern

Notice Date: 04/26/2016

Building(s) Affected:

All School Of Medicine Buildings(ALL)


Advisory:
Please be advised that the Au Bon Pain Café, located in the 1st floor Lobby of the Biomedical Research Building will be closed today, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 5:30 PM. This Café location is being closed early to correct a heating problem; business will resume tomorrow morning in a more comfortable atmosphere.

EHRS Directive:
none




EMERGENCY:Steam Outage: CLINICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Building Steam

Start Date: 04/26/2016

Start Time: 3:00 PM

End Date: 04/26/2016

End Time: 9:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Clinical Research Building(CRB)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that today, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm the building steam was shut down on an emergency basis. This outage is necessary to perform an emergency repair on a steam line in the penthouse mechanical room and should last until approximately 9:00 pm. During this outage there will be no steam for reheats, autoclaves, sterilizers, and glass washers.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Time Change: Domestic Water: BIOMED LIBRARY,JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water and DI

Start Date: 04/26/2016

Start Time: 8:00 PM

End Date: 04/27/2016

End Time: 2:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

BioMed Library(BIOM)
Whole Building Affected: YES

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Tuesday evening, April 26, 2016 between 8:00 pm and 2:00 am Wednesday morning, the domestic water must be shut down. This outage is necessary to affect emergent repairs to the domestic water system.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals is permitted during this shutdown. Water will be unavailable for restrooms, laboratory, and emergency irrigation.




Domestic Water and DI: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water and DI

Start Date: 04/26/2016

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 04/27/2016

End Time: 2:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Tuesday evening, April 26, 2016 between 6:00 pm and 2:00 am Wednesday morning, the domestic water must be shut down. This outage is necessary to affect emergent repairs to the domestic water system.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals is permitted during this shutdown. Water will be unavailable for restrooms, laboratory, and emergency irrigation.




Domestic Water and DI: RICHARDS BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water and DI

Start Date: 04/26/2016

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 04/26/2016

End Time: 10:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Richards Building(Richards)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Tuesday evening, April 26, 2016 between 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm, the building domestic and DI water must be shut down. This outage is necessary to affect emergent repairs to the domestic water system.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals is permitted during this shutdown. Water will be unavailable for restrooms, laboratory, and emergency irrigation.




EMERGENCY:Vacuum System: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Laboratory Vacuum.

Start Date: 04/25/2016

Start Time: 3:00 PM

End Date: 04/25/2016

End Time: 4:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that today Monday, April 25, 2016 between 3:00 pm and approximately 4:00 pm the laboratory vacuum system must be shut down. This outage is necessary to address an emergent repair in the 5th floor NHP vivarium.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Multiple Utilities: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water and Vacuum.

Start Date: 04/23/2016

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 04/23/2016

End Time: 2:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Saturday, April 23, 2016 between 6:00 am and 2:00 pm the domestic hot and cold water; and laboratory vacuum will be shut down. These outages are necessary to advance the Stemmler Hall construction project.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals is permitted during this shutdown. Water will be unavailable for restrooms, laboratory, and emergency irrigation.




NOTICE:SCL Occupant Meeting - Date Change: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Electrical Power

Notice Date: 04/21/2016

Building(s) Affected:

Stellar-Chance Laboratories(SCL)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Your are invited to attend a town hall meeting to introduce and discuss a general plan with respect to preventative maintenance of the SCL electrical system anticipated to be performed during June of 2016. Your feedback and participation is essential to developing the final plan, and to the success of this important maintenance operation.

Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Meeting Time: 2:00 pm
Meeting Location: BRB-251

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:BRB Occupant Meeting - Date Change: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Electrical Power

Notice Date: 04/21/2016

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Your are invited to attend a town hall meeting to introduce and discuss a general plan with respect to preventative maintenance of the BRB electrical system anticipated to be performed during June of 2016. Your feedback and participation is essential to developing the final plan, and to the success of this important maintenance operation.

Meeting Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Meeting Time: 2:00 pm
Meeting Location: BRB-251

EHRS Directive:
N/A




JMB Courtyard: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY,JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Vehicle and Pedestrian Traffic

Start Date: 04/21/2016

Start Time: 7:00 AM

End Date: 04/23/2016

End Time: 5:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Whole Building Affected: YES

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that starting on Thursday morning April 21, 2016 at about 7:00 am and ending on Saturday April 23, 2016, there will be construction activity in the John Morgan courtyard parking area along side of the John Morgan and Anatomy Chemistry Buildings. The nature of the work is the resurfacing of the parking area and its reopening.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Domestic Water: BLOCKLEY HALL

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water

Start Date: 04/21/2016

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 04/21/2016

End Time: 10:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Blockley Hall(BLK)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Thursday evening, April 21, 2016 between 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm, the building domestic water will be shut down. This outage is necessary to affect repairs to the domestic water system.

EHRS Directive:
Water will be unavailable for restrooms, laboratory, and emergency irrigation.




NOTICE:Planning for Electrical Equipment Maintenance: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Notice Date: 04/18/2016

Building(s) Affected:

Stellar-Chance Laboratories(SCL)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that FRES has requested an opportunity to perform necessary and essential preventative maintenance on the main electrical service to SCL. This important maintenance activity necessitates an outage of all normal power, using cycles of two hours off and one hour on until completion; emergency power will be available during the entire operation. A tentative date of Saturday, June 11 2016 has been identified.

Your feedback is essential to the success of this important maintenance operation. Please consider your needs and forward them to Bruce S. Kasprzyk at: kasprzyk@mail.med.upenn.edu ; this information will be utilized by FRES for planning purposes. A town hall type of meeting will be scheduled for the week of May 2, 2016.

EHRS Directive:
There would be no laboratory activities during this time frame.




NOTICE:Planning for Electrical Equipment Maintenance: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Notice Date: 04/18/2016

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that FRES has requested an opportunity to perform necessary and essential preventative maintenance on the main electrical service to BRB. This important maintenance activity necessitates an outage of all normal power, using cycles of two hours off and one hour on until completion; emergency power will be available during the entire operation. A tentative date of Saturday, June 4, 2016 has been identified.

Your feedback is essential to the success of this important maintenance operation. Please consider your needs and forward them to Bruce S. Kasprzyk at: kasprzyk@mail.med.upenn.edu ; this information will be utilized by FRES for planning purposes. A town hall type of meeting will be scheduled for the week of May 2, 2016.

EHRS Directive:
There would be no laboratory activities during this time frame.




Building Reheat: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Building Heating

Start Date: 12/18/2015

Start Time: 5:30 PM

End Date: 12/02/2016

End Time: 5:30 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that the project to replace the building reheat system in Johnson Pavilion has started. It is necessary to remove this system from operation for the next two weeks in order to replace critical piping sections. The main air handling units will be adjusted to compensate for this outage as much as possible; individual room temperatures may be cooler than usual.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




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