Emergency Shutdowns

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DI Water: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: DI Water

Start Date: 10/23/2014

Start Time: 10:00 PM

End Date: 10/24/2014

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised starting on Thursday evening, October 23, 2014, between 10:00 pm and Friday morning at 8:00 am there will be a planned outage of the DI water systems. This outage is necessary to advance a construction project on the first floor of the John Morgan Building. All equipment utilizing DI water will be affected.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




DI Water Repair: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: DI Water

Start Date: 10/24/2014

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 10/24/2014

End Time: 4:30 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Friday, October 24, 2014 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm there will be a planned outage of the DI water system. This outage is necessary to affect repairs on the system. All equipment utilizing DI water will be affected.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Building Reheat: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Heating

Start Date: 10/24/2014

Start Time: 8:00 AM

End Date: 10/24/2014

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on, Friday, October 24, 2014 between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm, the building reheat system will be shut down. This outage is necessary to repair a leak on this system.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Update: Important Revision: CLINICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Start Date: 11/04/2014

Start Time: 10:00 PM

End Date: 11/05/2014

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Clinical Research Building(CRB)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there is a change to the planned power interruption originally scheduled. The new date selected is Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 10:00 pm, and lasting until Wednesday morning at 6:00 am. Emergency power; i.e. red outlets, will be available. A large contingent of: FRES supervision and technicians; SoM personnel; and contractors will be on site during this planned outage.

Due to the nature of this project, additional emergency generators will be rented and power will be made available, via normal power circuits, to power additional laboratory refrigeration. The purpose of this outage is to repair and maintain the high voltage electrical power distribution system.

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the labs during this time period.




Update - Elevators #5 & #6: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Passenger Elevators

Start Date: 10/25/2014

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 10/26/2014

End Time: 4:30 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that starting on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:30 am and lasting until Sunday afternoon October 26, 2014, passenger elevators #5 and #6 will be shut down for repair. This is a follow up repair to operational problems first discovered on September 26, 2014. During this time the remaining three passenger elevators will be operational. Elevator traffic is historically light on weekends when most staff is scheduled off.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




EMERGENCY:HVAC System Repairs: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: HVAC

Start Date: 10/18/2014

Start Time: 5:00 AM

End Date: 10/18/2014

End Time: 11:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Floor: 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Room(s):N/A


Advisory:
Please be advised that on early Saturday morning, October 18, 2014 between 5:00 am and 11:00 am the supply and exhaust air handling systems for floors 1, 2 and 3 will be under repair. During this time frame the air flow will vary, and fume hoods may be in alarm. The purpose for this outage is to perform critical repairs to the HVAC system in Johnson Pavilion.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted in the corresponding Labs during this time period.




CANCELLED:Update - Elevators #5 & #6: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Passenger Elevators

Start Date: 10/18/2014

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 10/19/2014

End Time: 4:30 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that starting on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8:30 am and lasting until Sunday afternoon October 19, 2014, passenger elevators #5 and #6 will be shut down for repair. This is a follow up repair to operational problems first discovered on September 26, 2014. During this time the remaining two passenger elevators will be operational. Elevator traffic is historically light on weekends when most staff is scheduled off.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Important Revision: CLINICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Start Date: 10/22/2014

Start Time: 10:00 PM

End Date: 10/23/2014

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Clinical Research Building(CRB)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there is a change to the planned power interruption originally scheduled for this week. The new date selected is Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10:00 pm, and lasting until Thursday morning at 6:00 am. Emergency power; i.e. red outlets will be available. A large contingent of: FRES supervision and technicians; SoM personnel; and contractors will be on site during this planned outage.

Due to the nature of this project, additional emergency power will be made available, via normal power circuits, to power additional laboratory refrigeration. The purpose of this outage is to repair and maintain the high voltage electrical power distribution system.

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the labs during this time period.




Emergency Power System: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Electrical Power

Start Date: 10/16/2014

Start Time: 12:15 AM

End Date: 10/16/2014

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Stellar-Chance Laboratories(SCL)
Floor: Mezzanine thru 10th Floor. Room(s):N/A


Advisory:
Please be advised that on early Thursday morning, October 16, 2014 the emergency electrical power, (RED outlets), will be shut down between 12:00 midnight and 2:00 am, and again between 3:00 am and 5:00 am. This is in accordance with our standard of 2 hours OFF, and 1 hour ON for these types of outages. Normal power will remain active at all times; all other utilities are expected to remain in service.

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the labs during this brief time period.




Second Notice: Electrical Power: CLINICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Start Date: 10/15/2014

Start Time: 10:00 PM

End Date: 10/16/2014

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Clinical Research Building(CRB)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there will be a planned interruption of normal electrical power affecting CRB starting Wednesday evening, October 15, 2014 at 10:00 pm, lasting until Thursday morning at 6:00 am. Emergency power; i.e. red outlets will be available.

It is very important that any lab with added emergency power needs contact Val Hardy at valhardy@mail.med.upenn.edu or me at the address below by Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the labs during this time period.




Passenger Elevators: SMILOW CENTER FOR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

Service(s) Affected: Passenger Elevators

Start Date: 09/29/2014

Start Time: 7:00 AM

End Date: 11/21/2014

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Smilow Center for Translational Research(TRC)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that starting Monday morning, September 29, 2014 and ending on or about Friday, November 21, 2014, one of the four STRC passenger elevators will be out of service. The remaining three passenger elevators will continue to be operational. This outage is necessary to advance the Jordan Building construction project.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Electrical Power: CLINICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Start Date: 10/15/2014

Start Time: 10:00 PM

End Date: 10/16/2014

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Clinical Research Building(CRB)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there will be a planned interruption of normal electrical power affecting CRB starting Wednesday evening, October 15, 2014 at 10:00 pm, lasting until Thursday morning at 6:00 am. Emergency power; i.e. red outlets will be available. A large contingent of: FRES supervision and technicians; SoM personnel; and contractors will be on site during this planned outage.

The purpose of this outage is to repair and maintain the high voltage electrical power distribution system. This operation is a follow up to, and a direct result of, an electrical fault which occurred on Saturday, September 6, 2014.

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the labs during this time period.




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