Emergency Shutdowns

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Emergency Generator Testing: JMEC/PCAM SOUTH TOWER

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power Only

Start Date: 12/03/2016

Start Time: 6:30 AM

End Date: 12/03/2016

End Time: 7:30 AM

Building(s) Affected:

JMEC/PCAM South Tower(JMEC/PCAM)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Saturday, December 3, 2016, HUP will be conducting the monthly emergency generator test. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at about 6:30 am and one at 7:30 am. We recommend shutting off all computers, data gathering and power sensitive equipment connected to red outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
No operations are permitted inside bio-safety cabinets connected to emergency powered outlets, (RED in color or labeling).




Second Notice: Annual Emergency Generator Testing: BLOCKLEY HALL

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power Only

Start Date: 12/06/2016

Start Time: 1:00 AM

End Date: 12/06/2016

End Time: 4:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Blockley Hall(BLK)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 1:00 am and one at 4:00 am. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to RED outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period.




Second Notice: Annual Emergency Generator Testing: BIOMED LIBRARY,JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power Only

Start Date: 12/08/2016

Start Time: 1:00 AM

End Date: 12/08/2016

End Time: 4:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

BioMed Library(BIOM)
Whole Building Affected: YES

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Thursday, December 8, 2016, FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 1:00 am and one at 4:00 am. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to RED outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period.




NOTICE:Third Notice: Planned Maintenance and Generator Test: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Notice Date: 12/02/2016

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
As a follow up to the planned maintenance of the electrical distribution system performed in June 2016 some additional minor adjustments and testing is required. Please be advised that this minor work on the SCL electrical distribution system is anticipated to be performed on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 between 5:30 am and 6:00 am. During this time the normal power will be interrupted but emergency power, (RED outlets), will remain active.

A second and distinct maintenance item will be accomplished on this same morning; the annual generator test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection shall take place between 4:00 am and 7:00 am. There will be two short electrical blinks on the emergency system; one at 4:30 AM and one at 7:30 AM in connection with this test.

A well designed and implemented preventative maintenance program is the cornerstone of a sound maintenance program that will increase system reliability, and decrease downtime; by combining these two maintenance items disruption to the building is minimized.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work may be conducted in the affected areas during this brief time period.




Domestic Water: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water and Steam.

Start Date: 12/08/2016

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 12/09/2016

End Time: 2:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Thursday evening, December 8, 2016 between 6:00 pm and 2:00 am Friday morning the building domestic water system and steam will be shut down. This outage is necessary to make necessary repairs before the onset of cold weather.

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.




Annual Emergency Generator Testing: BIOMED LIBRARY,JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power Only

Start Date: 12/08/2016

Start Time: 1:00 AM

End Date: 12/08/2016

End Time: 4:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

BioMed Library(BIOM)
Whole Building Affected: YES

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Thursday, December 8, 2016, FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 1:00 am and one at 4:00 am. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to RED outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period.




Annual Emergency Generator Testing: BLOCKLEY HALL

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power Only

Start Date: 12/06/2016

Start Time: 1:00 AM

End Date: 12/06/2016

End Time: 4:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Blockley Hall(BLK)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Tuesday December 6, 2016, FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 1:00 am and one at 4:00 am. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to RED outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period.




NOTICE:Second Notice: Planned Maintenance and Generator Test: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Notice Date: 11/29/2016

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
As a follow up to the planned maintenance of the electrical distribution system performed in June 2016 some additional minor adjustments and testing is required. Please be advised that this minor work on the SCL electrical distribution system is anticipated to be performed on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 between 5:30 am and 6:00 am. During this time the normal power will be interrupted but emergency power, (RED outlets), will remain active.

A second and distinct maintenance item will be accomplished on this same morning; the annual generator test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection shall take place between 4:00 am and 7:00 am. There will be two short electrical blinks on the emergency system; one at 4:30 AM and one at 7:30 AM in connection with this test.

A well designed and implemented preventative maintenance program is the cornerstone of a sound maintenance program that will increase system reliability, and decrease downtime; by combining these two maintenance items disruption to the building is minimized.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work may be conducted in the affected areas during this brief time period.




Follow Up: Planned Maintenance: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Normal Electrical Power

Start Date: 12/06/2016

Start Time: 5:30 AM

End Date: 12/06/2016

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
As a follow up to the planned maintenance of the electrical distribution system performed in June 2016 some additional minor adjustments and testing is required. Please be advised that this minor work on the SCL electrical distribution system is anticipated to be performed on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 between 5:30 am and 6:00 am. During this time the normal power will be interrupted but emergency power, (RED outlets), will remain active.

A well designed and implemented preventative maintenance program is the cornerstone of a sound maintenance program that will increase system reliability, and decrease downtime.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work may be conducted in the affected areas during this very brief time period.




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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