Emergency Shutdowns

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

UPDATE:REMINDER: Multiple Utilities- AHU 1 C/D; Normal electrical power for the Vacuum system, Elevators 245 - 247 & 249. Normal power on the 5th floor only.: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: AHU 1 C/D; Vacuum system; Elevators 245 - 247 & 249. Normal power on the 5th floor only.

Start Date: 07/20/2018

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 07/21/2018

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Floor: Basement Room(s):Elevators only
Floor: Ground floor Room(s):Utilities listed all rooms
Floor: 1st floor Room(s):Utilities listed all rooms
Floor: 2nd floor east Room(s):Utilities listed all rooms
Floor: 2nd floor west Room(s):Elevators and vacuum only
Floor: 5th floor Room(s):Elevators, vacuum and normal power only


Advisory:
The shutdowns For AHU 1C/D is for duct work removal and tie in to the new units for the Ground, 1st, 2nd floor east, 3 and 4. Normal power shutdown for the substation will affect The Vacuum system, elevators 245, 246, 247 and 249 (the ULAR freight elevator). Elevator 248 will not be affected due to its ability to run on emergency power. Normal power on the 5th floor will not be available.

The areas affected will be:
* Building AHU 1 C/D - Ground, 1st, 2nd east, 3 and 4th floors will have no ventilation, supply or exhaust.
* Electrical shutdown - Vacuum system, Elevators 245, 246, 247 and 249 on all floor.
* Electrical shutdown - 5th floor normal power only. This includes lighting and outlets not on emergency power.

EHRS Directive:
EHRS protocol requires, NO laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials or animals is permitted during this shutdown.




Building Wide Domestic Water Shutdown: CLINICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Hot and Cold Water

Start Date: 07/21/2018

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 07/21/2018

End Time: 6:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Clinical Research Building(CRB)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised the Clinical Research Building will experience a building wide shut down of the Domestic Hot and Cold water system. The purpose of this shutdown is to perform necessary upgrades to the water service into the building. FRES teams will be working with PWD in this endeavor.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals permitted during this shutdown.




NOTICE:RED DAY due to higher than normal outdoor air temperatures: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Electricity

Notice Date: 07/16/2018

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
We have been notified that today is expected to be a “RED” day. That means, it is very likely that one of the summer’s peak 5 hours of electricity use will occur during this time. Therefore, we need to reduce load as much as possible during this time. Please be advise during this period shut off, or minimize use electrical appliances to the extent possible. Thank you for your cooperation.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




UPDATE: Multiple Utilities- AHU 1 C/D; Normal electrical power for the Vacuum system, Elevators 245 - 247 & 249. Normal power on the 5th floor only.: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: AHU 1 C/D; Vacuum system; Elevators 245 - 247 & 249. Normal power on the 5th floor only.

Start Date: 07/20/2018

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 07/21/2018

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Floor: Basement Room(s):Elevators only
Floor: 1st floor Room(s):Utilities listed for all rooms
Floor: 2nd floor east Room(s):Utilities listed for all rooms
Floor: 2nd floor west Room(s):Elevators only
Floor: 5th floor Room(s):Elevators, vacuum, normal power for all rooms


Advisory:
The shutdowns For AHU 1C/D is for duct work removal and tie in to the new units for the Ground, 1st, 2nd floor east, 3 and 4. Normal power shutdown for the substation will affect The Vacuum system, elevators 245, 246, 247 and 249 (the ULAR freight elevator). Elevator 248 will not be affected due to its ability to run on emergency power. Normal power on the 5th floor will not be available. The areas affected will be: Ground, 1st , 2nd east, 3 and 4th floors for AHU1 C/D. Vacuum system, Elevators 245, 246, 247 and 249, 5th floor normal power only for the electrical shutdown.

Shutdown of the Domestic water, steam, reheats has been removed from this shutdown and will be scheduled at a later date.

EHRS Directive:
EHRS protocol requires, NO laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials or animals is permitted during this shutdown.




Multiple Utilities- AHU 1 C/D, Domestic water, Steam, Reheats, Vacuum, Elevators 245 - 247 & 249. Normal power on the 5th floor only.: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: AHU 1 C/D, Domestic water, Steam, Reheats, Vacuum, Elevators 245 - 247 & 249. Normal power on the 5th floor only.

Start Date: 07/20/2018

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 07/21/2018

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Floor: Basement Room(s):Elevators only
Floor: Ground floor Room(s):Listed utilities all rooms
Floor: 1 st floor Room(s):Listed utilities all rooms
Floor: 2nd floor east Room(s):Listed utilities all rooms
Floor: 2nd floor west Room(s):Elevators only
Floor: 5th floor Room(s):Listed utilities all rooms - ULAR AHU not affected
Floor: 5th floor Room(s):Normal power all rooms


Advisory:
The shutdowns For AHU 1C/D is for duct work removal and tie in to the new units for the Ground, 1st, 2nd floor east, 3 and 4. Water shutdown is for final tie ins of the 5th floor to the domestic water system. During this time there will be no domestic water, steam, reheats or vacuum systems. Normal power shutdown for the substation will affect elevators 245, 246, 247 and 249 the ULAR freight elevator. Elevator 248 will not be affected due to its ability to run on emergency power. Vacuum pumps will be out of service and the normal power on the 5th floor will not be available. The areas affected will be: Ground, 1st , 2nd east, 3 and 4th floors for AHU1 C/D. Full building water, steam, reheats, and vacuum for the water. Vacuum system, Elevators 245, 246, 247 and 249, 5th floor normal power and the vacuum system for the electrical shutdown.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals is permitted during this shut down.




John Morgan Air Handler Shutdown: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Air Handling Unit on East Side of John Morgan

Start Date: 07/21/2018

Start Time: 7:00 AM

End Date: 07/21/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Saturday July 21, 2018 from 7:00AM to 3:00PM teh air handler that serves rooms 101-129 & 201-220 will be shutdown. The need for this shutdown is to make upgrades and repairs to the air handling unit which is located in the penthouse.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted during the shutdown.




EMERGENCY:Emergency Air Handler Shutdown: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Floors ground, 1 east, 2 east.

Start Date: 07/12/2018

Start Time: 2:00 PM

End Date: 07/12/2018

End Time: 2:30 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Floor: Ground floor Room(s):Fume Hoods
Floor: 1st floor east Room(s):Fume Hoods
Floor: 2nd floor east Room(s):Fume Hoods


Advisory:
Please be advised there will be an emergency shutdown of AHU 1 D for the purpose of installing replacement components. During this time AHU 1C will remain running and the fume hoods will go into alarm.

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED in the FUME HOODS during this shutdown.




Domestic Hot and Cold Water - 10th floor only: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Hot and Cold Water - 10th floor only

Start Date: 07/19/2018

Start Time: 5:30 PM

End Date: 07/19/2018

End Time: 9:30 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there will be a shutdown of domestic hot and cold water, affecting the 10 floor only. This shutdown is necessary to complete a repair.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with animals, chemicals, biological or radioactive materials is permitted during this shutdown. Water will be unavailable for restrooms, laboratory and emergency irrigation.




EMERGENCY:Emergency Electrical Blink: RICHARDS BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Electricity

Start Date: 07/13/2018

Start Time: 5:00 AM

End Date: 07/13/2018

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Richards Building(Richards)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
There will be emergency electrical blink to restore power to original power feeds. The blink will be no longer than 10 minutes.

This will affect Goddard primarily and should not affect Richards, but there could be a likely hood of doing so.

EHRS Directive:
n/a




Normal Electrical Power Shutdown: RICHARDS BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Entire Building

Start Date: 07/14/2018

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 07/14/2018

End Time: 2:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Richards Building(Richards)
Floor: Basement Room(s):C tower rooms all outlets
Floor: 1 Room(s):C tower rooms all outlets
Floor: 2 Room(s):C tower rooms all outlets
Floor: 3 Room(s):C tower rooms all outlets
Floor: 4 Room(s):C tower rooms all outlets
Floor: 7 Room(s):C tower rooms all outlets


Advisory:
Normal electrical power will be shutdown for continuation of renovation work. Shutdown will begin at 6:00 am to approximately 8:00 am with a shutdown of the C shaft bus duct which will affect the basement, 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. From 8:00 am to 2:00 pm floors 1, 4 and 7 will be affected. Please turn off all equipment, especially computers, on the afore mentioned floors Friday night to avoid any loss of data.

EHRS Directive:
n/a




EMERGENCY Building Wide Reheat system Shutdown UPDATE: BIOMED LIBRARY,JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Reheat system

Start Date: 07/11/2018

Start Time: 9:00 AM

End Date: 07/13/2018

End Time: 5:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

BioMed Library(BIOM)
Whole Building Affected: YES

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
A.J. Chadwick has been assigned to the Emergency Repair of the Reheat System in Johnson.
The contractor has been onsite with our Steam shop and have confirmed that the proper parts were ordered
ETA to follow shortly
Most temps are at close to normal with some alcoves experiencing cooler temps.
Thank you for your patience

EHRS Directive:
n/a




NOTICE:Air Handler Preventative Maintenance: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY

Service(s) Affected: Air Handling Units

Notice Date: 07/09/2018

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised there will be routine preventative maintenance will be performed on the Air Handling Units throughout Anatomy-Chemistry. Each unit will be shutdown for an hour at a time. You may experience a slight rise in temperatures but due to the short amount of time the unit is down we expect no large changes in comfort-ability.


Wednesday July 11, 2018

AHUWW1: 9-10M; RMS B-30-B31, B37-B39
AHUWW2: 10:30-11:30AM; RMS B33-B36
AHU11: 1:00-2:00PM; 410-414C
AHU12: 2:00-3:00PM; RMS 332-350

Thursday July 12, 2018
AHU108 9-10:00AM; RM 108
AHU216A: 10:30-11:30; RMS 216-219
AHU216B: 1:00-2:00PM; RMS 210-215
AHUSB7: 2:00-3:00PM; RMS B1 & B41
AHU428; 3:00-4:00PM; RMS 309-318

Tuesday July 17, 2018

AHUSB7-1: 9-10:00AM B2-B6A, B40-B40B, B41A-B43D
AHUSB7-2: 10:30-11:30AM; RMS B1 & B41
AHUSB3: 1:00-2:00PM; RMS SB-3 - SB-3D
AHU258: 2:00-3:00PM; RMS 114-116A, 128-146A

EHRS Directive:
NO LAB WORK IS PERMITTED DURING THE SHUTDOWN




UPDATE:Emergency Generator Testing: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power Only

Start Date: 07/13/2018

Start Time: 4:00 AM

End Date: 07/13/2018

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that 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 emergency power electrical blinks; one at 4:00 AM and one at 6:00 AM. All normal power outlets will not be affected. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to red outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply). If there are any further questions please contact Ellis Otto at eotto@pennmedicine.upenn.edu, Susan Fry at susanfry@pennmedicine.upenn.edu or Myra Fishburn at fishburn@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets.




Elevator Out of Service for Repair: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Passenger Elevator

Start Date: 07/05/2018

Start Time: 8:00 AM

End Date: 07/20/2018

End Time: 5:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that passenger elevator #8 is out of service until Friday July 20, 2018. The other passenger elevators will remain in service.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Air Handler unit 2A/B Shutdown: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Air Handler & Fume Hoods

Start Date: 07/13/2018

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 07/16/2018

End Time: 4:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised Air Handler 2A/B will be shutdown. Exhaust fan for the areas will remain on. Areas affected will be 2nd floor Gross Anatomy, HFT, Morgue, Crab room and Basement vivarium area. Freezer farm, Ground, 1st floor and 2nd floor east will not be affected by this shutdown.

EHRS Directive:
Due to the lack of supply air ventilation, EHRS prohibits the use of hazardous chemicals, infectious agents, radioactive materials and animals during this outage.




John Morgan Air Handling Unit Preventative Maintenance: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: HVAC/Air Handlers

Start Date: 06/29/2018

Start Time: 5:00 PM

End Date: 07/18/2018

End Time: 12:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that annual preventative maintenance will be performed on the Air Handling Units in John Morgan starting Friday 06/29/2018 and ending Wednesday 07/18/2018. Shutdowns of the AHU's are as follows:


Friday June 29, 2018
AHU SB01; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rm SB1

AHU-SBO2; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rm SB2

Monday July 2, 2018

AHU78; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 79-90,100,181-193

AHU95F1; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms 57A, 57B, 67-69, 72-77

Tuesday July 3, 2018

AHU95E1; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 151-164

AHU95E2; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms 50-57, 95 & 96

Thursday July 5, 2018

AHUA7-1; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms Mezz B, B1, B2

AHUA7-2; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms Mezz A, A1, A2


Friday July 6, 2018

AHUGR-1; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 1-11

AHULR-1; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms 12, 13, 24-27

Monday 9, 2018

AHULR2; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 14-23, 40 A-C

AHULR3; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms 159, 163, 170-180L, 195-198

Tuesday July 10, 2018

AHU96-1; 5:00pm-8:00pm
95, 96 A-D, 100 A-G

AHU207A-1; 9:00pm-12:00am
M51-60, M101-107, M161-163


Wednesday July 11, 2018

AHU239A; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 140, 140A, 140B, 240


Thursday July 12, 2018

AHU326B2; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 101-129, 201-220

MUA326B1; 9:00pm-12:00am
Hoods 101-129

Friday July 13, 2018

AHUR1; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 301-308


AHUR2; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms 250-260, 297A-C


Monday July 16, 2018

AHUR3; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 263-280

AHUR5; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms 284-293, 314-316, 337-339, 401

Tuesday July 17, 2018

AHUR6; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 319-336

AHUR7; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms 31, 32, 34, 36-38, 130-138, 230-238, 305, 310-313A, 314A


Wednesday July 18, 2018

AHUR4; 5:00pm-8:00pm
Rms 340-378, 395

AHUR8; 9:00pm-12:00am
Rms 195, 196, 197, 295, 296

EHRS Directive:
No Lab work may be performed during the shutdown.




NOTICE:Stellar Chance Façade Repair Project: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Exterior of Building

Notice Date: 05/22/2018

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that the FRES Design and Construction team will be working on a project to repair the façade of the Stellar Chance building. The purpose of this project is to sections of the building envelope identified in a previous inspection process in order to comply with the City of Philadelphia requirements. All work will be performed on the building exterior via lifts and scaffolding. All noisy work will be conducted daily before 9:00am. Work conducted after 9:00am will not create noise or disruption to the daily operations within the building.

EHRS Directive:
No




EMRL Construction Project Update/Info: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY

Service(s) Affected: Anatomy Chemistry Building

Start Date: 05/18/2018

Start Time: 8:00 AM

End Date: 08/31/2018

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Attention building occupants, there is an upcoming renovation project in the basement EMRL space and adjacent mechanical room and lower roof facing Kaskey Park. The activity is set to begin on 5/21/18 and is tentatively expected to be complete on 8/31/18. The PSOM project manager is Chris Nicolais and can be reached at 215-573-1938. Thank you for your cooperation throughout this endeavor.




Richards to John Morgan first and second floor closure: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Access to and from Richards and John Morgan via the first and second floor

Start Date: 08/24/2017

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 11/01/2018

End Time: 4:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
First and Second floor corridors from Richards to John Morgan will be closed from Wednesday August 24, 2017 to Thursday November 1, 2018. Closure is necessary to facilitate renovations of the B tower. Access to and from Richards and John Morgan will be available via the basement only of both buildings.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:Stemmler Hall Construction - Hallway Closure: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Passage

Notice Date: 07/24/2017

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that as of July 24, 2017 and lasting for approximately one year, passage between Johnson Pavilion and Stemmler Hall on the third and fourth floors will be closed. Alternate routes through the first and second floor may be used.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




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