Emergency Shutdowns

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

NOTICE:Update: DI Water: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: DI Water

Notice Date: 07/01/2016

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that the DI water system for BRB remains out of service. The reasoning for this action is due to a number of factors including the three (3) day holiday weekend, where there is greatly reduced building occupancy. It is expected that service can be restored Tuesday morning. All equipment utilizing DI water will be affected.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




EMERGENCY:NOTICE:DI Water: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: DI Water

Notice Date: 06/29/2016

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that the DI water system for BRB is currently shut down. This emergency outage is necessary to affect repairs to the system. FRES mechanics are engaged and will be working tonight, as well as tomorrow, it is expected that service can be restored Friday morning. All equipment utilizing DI water will be affected.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




EMERGENCY:NOTICE:Steam Outage: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Steam

Notice Date: 06/28/2016

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that there is an emergency steam outage in progress in Stemmler Hall. During this steam outage there will be no building heat, reheat, hot domestic water, or steam to Autoclaves, Sterilizers, and Glass Washers. The steam will be returned to service as soon as possible.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Domestic Water Outage: CLINICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water and Vacuum

Start Date: 06/28/2016

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 06/29/2016

End Time: 2:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Clinical Research Building(CRB)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Tuesday evening, June 28, 2015 between 6:00 pm and 2:00 am Wednesday morning there will be an outage of the domestic water system. In addition; this outage will also affect the central vacuum system, autoclave and glass wash operation. This outage is necessary to make repairs to the domestic water system. The water service will be restored at the earliest possible time.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted during this period of time. During the above time frame domestic water will not be available for restrooms, labs, eyewashes, and emergency showers.




Penn Emergency Training (PET): Smilow: SMILOW CENTER FOR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

Service(s) Affected: none

Start Date: 06/28/2016

Start Time: 10:00 AM

End Date: 06/28/2016

End Time: 12:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that Fire and Safety has scheduled Penn Emergency Training (PET) for the Smilow Building occupants. This training will take place next Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon in the Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium. If your schedule allows, please plan to attend.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, Darren Johnson, at 215-898-0196.

EHRS Directive:
none




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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