Emergency Shutdowns

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

Domestic Water.: BLOCKLEY HALL

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water

Start Date: 12/19/2018

Start Time: 5:30 PM

End Date: 12/20/2018

End Time: 1:30 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Blockley Hall(BLK)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that domestic water will be shut down. The outage is necessary to repair a leak.

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.




Exhaust Air Handling Units: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Exhaust Air in building

Start Date: 12/27/2018

Start Time: 8:00 AM

End Date: 12/27/2018

End Time: 10:30 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
The exhaust air handling system units will be shutdown one at a time for 20 minutes to inspect and evaluate units for work to be done in the near future. During the period shown no work should be done in labs or fume hoods.

EHRS Directive:
Per EHRS portocols no work should be done in the labs or work in fume hoods. materials in fume hoods should be capped and or removed form hood. The sashes should be closed.




Elevator Outage: RICHARDS BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Passenger Elevator

Start Date: 12/11/2018

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 12/12/2018

End Time: 7:30 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Richards Building(Richards)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Elevator will be out of service on 12/11 and 12/12 form 6am to 7:30am. This outage is for TN Ward to do work in the elevator shaft.

EHRS Directive:
none




Chilled water testing: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Chilled water to the building

Start Date: 12/11/2018

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 12/11/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
There will be a test of chilled water system. The chilled water will be slowed down to simulate a loss in pressure rise in temperature of the chilled water. The procedure is so we can test to verify that the back up chillers will be activated. OCC will monitor the building temperatures and if there is an issue chilled water can be restored almost instantly.

EHRS Directive:
n/a




ATS SC Emergency Power Testing: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Normal Power to Building penthouse mechanical systems only

Start Date: 12/11/2018

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 12/11/2018

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
NORMAL POWER TO ALL FLOORS WILL NOT BE AFFECTED. There will be a test of the Automatic Transfer Switch SC. During this test normal power to the transfer switch will be dropped. Building mechanical systems will go off line and emergency power will be supplied to penthouse mechanical systems. There will be up to a 10 second interruption of power to all air handling units, chilled beams, vacuum system, heating and exhaust air systems. Units will restart per their programming, but at reduced output. What can be expected is all air supply and exhaust will stop along with the vacuum system and fume hoods. Fume hoods will go into alarm. Once the test is completed, normal power is restored to the transfer switch, there should be no changes in operation as the transfer switch switches back to normal power and units will ramp up and return to normal operation. Areas not affected will be 5th floor vivarium.

EHRS Directive:
Per EHRS protocols require lab working with chemicals, biological, radiological materials and animals be suspended. Fume hoods should have there sashes lowered, all container in hood removed or capped / closed and all work stopped.




Domestic Water.: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water

Start Date: 12/13/2018

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 12/13/2018

End Time: 10:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Floor: 4th floor only Room(s):All rooms on the 4th floor only


Advisory:
Please be advised that domestic water will be shut down. The outage is necessary to repair a leak.

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 Quarterly Maintenance.: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: JMB HVAC

Start Date: 12/14/2018

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 12/14/2018

End Time: 4:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Floor: 2nd floor 830-930am Room(s):Rooms 260-280
Floor: 3rd floor 930-1030am Room(s):Rooms 340-378, 395
Floor: 2nd & 3rd floors 1030-1130am Room(s):Rooms 284-293, 314-316,337-339,401
Floor: 3rd floor 1-2pm Room(s):Rooms 319-336
Floor: BAse, 1st, 2nd, 3rd flrs 2-3pm Room(s):Rooms 31-34,36-38,130-138,230-238A,305,310-313A
Floor: 1st &2nd floors 3-4pm Room(s):Rooms 195-197, 295,296


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: JMB HVAC

Start Date: 12/13/2018

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 12/20/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Floor: Basement 830-930am Room(s):rooms 12, 13, 24-27
Floor: Basement 930-1030am Room(s):rooms 14-23, 40,40A-C
Floor: 1st floor 1030-1130am Room(s):rooms 159, 159A,B, 170-179, 199
Floor: 3rd floor 1-2pm Room(s):rooms 301-308
Floor: 2nd floor 2-3pm Room(s):rooms 250-260, 297A-C


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: JMB HVAC

Start Date: 12/12/2018

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 12/12/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Floor: Subbasement 1 830-930am Room(s):rooms Subbasement 1
Floor: Subbasement 2 930-1030am Room(s):rooms Subbasement 2
Floor: Basement 1030-1130am Room(s):rooms 1-11
Floor: Mezzanine 2-3pm Room(s):Class of 62 Auditorium
Floor: Mezzanine 3-4pm Room(s):Reunion Auditorium


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: JMB HVAC

Start Date: 12/10/2018

Start Time: 9:30 AM

End Date: 12/10/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Floor: Mezzanine 930 - 1030am Room(s):Rooms M51-60, M101-107, M161-163
Floor: 2nd floor 1030 - 1130am Room(s):Rooms 140A/B, 240
Floor: 2nd floor 1 - 2pm Room(s):Rooms 201-220
Floor: 2nd floor 2 - 3pm Room(s):Rooms 101-129


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




1st Floor Ladies Room and Lactation Room Closure: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY

Service(s) Affected: 1st floor ladies room and Lactation room

Start Date: 12/10/2018

Start Time: 8:00 AM

End Date: 12/10/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Due to the reconfiguring of the lactation room which will require the closure of the ladies room and lactation room. During this period please use:

Anatomy Chemistry
The 3rd floor ladies room and single bathroom.
The 4th floor single bathroom.

Stellar Chance
Mezzanine 2 bathrooms

Please contact Danielle Cavalcanto at dcaval@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

EHRS Directive:
n/a




HVAC & Elevators.: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: HVAC & Elevators

Start Date: 11/26/2018

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 12/22/2018

End Time: 2:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Floor: 11/26 & 27 Floors 3 - 8 Room(s):Rms 01, 40 - 54, 56 - 58, 83, 84, 87 and hallways
Floor: 11/28 & 29 Floors 9 - 13 Room(s):Rms 01, 40 - 54, 56 - 58, 83, 84, 87 and hallways
Floor: 11/30 & 12/3 Floors 3 - 8 Room(s):Rms 00, 01-03, 36-39, 75-82, 98, 99 and hallways
Floor: 12/4 & 5 Floors 9 - 13 Room(s):Rms 00, 01-03, 36-39, 75-82, 98, 99 and hallways
Floor: 12/6 & 7 Floors Room(s):Rms 05-09, 30-35, 65-68, 69-74 and hallways
Floor: 12/10,11,12 & 13 Floors 3 - 8 Room(s):Rms 05 - 09, 30 - 35, 65-68, 69-74 and hallways
Floor: 12/14,17,18&19 Floors 9 - 13 Room(s):Rm 104, Rms 10 - 29, 62 - 64 and hallways
Floor: 12/20 & 21 Floors 3 - 8 Room(s):Rms 10 - 29, 62 - 64 and hallways


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Monday, November 26, 2018 between 6:00 PM and 2:00 AM and ending on Friday, December 21, 2018 one Air Handling Unit (AHU) will be shutdown each day between 6pm and 2am. During the outage certain parts of the floor will not have supply air. Exhaust air will remain on during the shutdowns. Elevators will not be function and fume hood will go inot alarm during the shutdown and you may experience slightly higher temperatures.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals in the affected areas is permitted during this outage.




Stemmler Ground Entrance Closure: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Access to front entrance of Stemmler

Start Date: 11/21/2018

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 01/02/2019

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Starting 11/21/18 the monumental stairs will be closed for use as we begin the flooring work on the ground floor. From 11/23/18 to 1/2/19 access to the building at the ground floor will be closed. Access to the building can be achieved by using the Johnson Pavilion entrance and using the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors or through CRB second floor. Elevator access to the ground floor will be blocked and prohibited. Access to the ground floor through stairway 2, by the elevators, will also be closed. In the event of an evacuation you are to use another stairway or exit the stairway on the 1st floor and proceed either to Johnson Pavilion or to CRB. Preferable you should be using another stairway. Exit routes will be posted. Once the ground floor is reopened there will still be work in the area that will be needed to complete, but access will be available.

EHRS Directive:
n/a




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