Facilities Briefs

Poynter Hall – Morgue Area Only!

Autozero Module Recall / Replacement

Facilities Management and Planning along with the contractor, Siemens Industry, will be working in the Poynter Hall Building starting Friday, January 9, 2015, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m…  Siemens will need access to several spaces in the PYH building to replace the recalled equipment parts.  The technicians will need access to 1 or 2 ceiling tiles by ladder for approximately 45 minutes to a 1 hour per part to be replaced.  There may be several locations in one room.

When the technician arrives to do this work and access is not possible at that moment, please inform the technician and work with them to schedule an acceptable time to come back later.

If there are any questions regarding this interruption, please contact Kevin Kvasnicka at 402-619-0233 as soon as possible or Jason Ray at 402-681-6029.



Wittson Hall – Levels 3 and 4 Only!

Air Handling Unit-8 Shutdown

 There will be a shutdown of Wittson Hall’s AHU 8 on Thursday, January 8, 2015, from 10:00am until 12:00 Noon.  This unit serves laboratory areas on Levels 3 and 4. Supply air will shutdown while duct modifications take place on Level 4. The Exhaust Fans will continue to run. This will maintain the negative air pressure in the lab areas where necessary. The Exhaust fans will be monitored to control the effect.   (See attached list below.)

If you have questions regarding this shutdown, please contact  Nick Combs  at 402-559-5292 as soon as possible.

2014 Dec 8 WHM AHU 4-8 - JR-Siemens_Page_2PHOTO


There will be a closing of stairs 200C, 2098C and 3098C in the Michael Sorrell Center on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 until Thursday, January 8, 2015.   The stairs will be entirely closed to pedestrian traffic.

Scaffolding will be installed on the stairs to facilitate repair of the lighting fixtures above the stairs.  Please observe any temporary barricades and warning signs.  

Interruption Schedule:

Commence Time:             Wednesday January 7, 2015, 8:00 a.m.

Completion/End Time:    Thursday, January 8, 2015, 4:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Terry Vail at 402-559-6342.  Since it is vital that everyone working in the MSC building be aware of this closure, please mention it to your colleagues.  (Click on photos to enlarge)

MSC- Stair Closing Level 1 - PP-101


MSC- Stair Closing Level 2


MSC- Stair Closing Level 3