Emergency Shutdowns

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

Electrical Blinks: RICHARDS BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Start Date: 07/22/2014

Start Time: 5:00 AM

End Date: 07/22/2014

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Richards Building(Richards)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there will be a planned momentary interruption (blink) of electrical power affecting Richards on Tuesday morning, July 22, 2014 sometime between 5:00 am and 7:00 am. This interruption should last about one minuet. The purpose of this interruption is to advance the switchgear replacement project in Leidy Labs.

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




EMERGENCY:Steam Outage: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Steam

Start Date: 07/19/2014

Start Time: 8:00 AM

End Date: 07/19/2014

End Time: 2:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised on Saturday, July 19, 2014 between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm the building steam will be shut down. This outage is necessary to repair leaks in the condensate system. During this steam outage there will be no building reheat, hot domestic water or steam to Autoclaves, Sterilizers, and Glass Washers.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:Update: DI Water System - Building WideOutage: 14 July 2014: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: DI Water

Notice Date: 07/14/2014

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that the DI Water system for the Biomedical Research Building was restored earlier today (14 July 2014).

EHRS Directive:
none




Domestic Water: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Hot and Cold Water

Start Date: 07/21/2014

Start Time: 8:00 PM

End Date: 07/22/2014

End Time: 1:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Monday night, July 21 2014 between 8:00 pm and early Tuesday morning, July 22, 2014 at 1:00 am, the domestic hot and cold water will be shut down. This outage is necessary to repair a leak in the 5th floor vivarium area.

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.




HVAC Maintenance: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: HVAC

Start Date: 07/17/2014

Start Time: 4:00 AM

End Date: 07/17/2014

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Floor: 1, 2 & 3. Room(s):All


Advisory:
Please be advised that on early Thursday morning, July 17, 2014 between 4:00 am and 8:00 am the supply and exhaust air handler systems for floors 1, 2, and 3 are being shutdown in order to conduct necessary maintenance. A cooling plan will be implemented to maintain air circulation in equipment areas.

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the corresponding Labs during this short outage.




EMERGENCY:DI Water System - Building Wide Outage: 14 July 2014: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: DI Water

Start Date: 07/14/2014

Start Time: 11:00 AM

End Date: 07/14/2014

End Time: 11:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that the DI Water system for the entire Biomedical Research Building has gone off line today, 14 July 2014. Facilities Services is currently working on this repair, along with the maintenance vendor, Marcor.


All equipment and research that requires building supplied DI Water is affected during this outage.

EHRS Directive:
none




Gates Building - Hot & Cold Water Shutdown: HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

Service(s) Affected: Gates Building

Start Date: 07/11/2014

Start Time: 9:30 PM

End Date: 07/12/2014

End Time: 12:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania(HUP)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
There will be a domestic hot and cold water shutdown in the Gates Building on
Friday, July 11, 2014 beginning at 9:30 PM. The shutdown will take approximately
2 to 3 hours to complete. The following equipment will be provided or back-fed as
requested:

- The two cold rooms on Gates 4 and the cold room on Gates 7 East (back-fed)
- Portable sink on Gates 11 (provided)

Physical Plant will reset the DI pumps on Gates 4 East & West and Gates 7 East.

Should you have any questions and/or concerns, please call contact Dominic Lupica at
(215) 460-3711 or call me at (215) 615-3730.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:Building Administrator Assignments: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Yes

Notice Date: 07/08/2014

Building(s) Affected:

All School Of Medicine Buildings(ALL)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Effective Friday, July 11, 2014 the building assignments will be redistributed among the few Sr. Building Administrators and the Director as indicated below:
(1) Smilow Center for Translational Research; Bruce S. Kasprzyk, X3-6786, kasprzyk@mail.med.upenn.edu

(2) Biomedical Research Building II/III, Clinical Research Building, Blockley Hall, Cyclotron & Stellar Chance Laboratory; Myra Fishburn, X3-5427, fishburn@mail.med.upenn.edu

(3) Anatomy/Chemistry, John Morgan, Richards Building; Steve Hauber, X8-1792, shauber@mail.med.upenn.edu

(4) Johnson Pavilion, Stemmler Hall & Biomedical Library; Val Hardy, X8-2553, valhardy@mail.med.upenn.edu

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:Construction Activities: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Building Operations

Notice Date: 06/12/2014

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Floor Not Specified Room(s):East Wing, HUP & CHOP Side.


Advisory:
Please be advised that starting on Monday, June 16, 2014 and continuing for approximately eleven weeks until August 29, 2014 there will be construction activities at the breezeway between Stemmler Hall and HUP. Work is tentatively scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The purpose of this construction is to prevent water from leaking into the lower levels of the building.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:Fire Alarm System Upgrade: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Stellar Chance Laboratory Building Fire Alarm System

Notice Date: 05/27/2014

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that beginning on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 and ending on or about August 8, 2014 the fire alarm system will be replaced. The contractor will generally be working 10 hour days, starting at 6:00 pm in the evening.

The tentative schedule of the work and locations are as follows:
10th Floor: June 3, 2014 – June 5, 2014
9th Floor: June 9, 2014 – June 12, 2014
8th Floor: June 16, 2014 – June 19, 2014
7th Floor: June 23, 2014 – June 26, 2014
6th Floor: June 30, 2014 – July 3, 2014
5th Floor: July 7, 2014 – July 10, 2014
4th Floor: July 14, 2014 – July 17, 2014
3rd Floor: July 21, 2014 – July 24, 2014
2nd Floor: July 28, 2014 – July 31, 2014
1st Floor: August 4, 2014 – August 7, 2014

EHRS Directive:
N/A




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