DOMESTIC HOT & COLD WATER SHUTDOWN
On Thursday, June 20, 2013, the domestic hot and cold water will be turned off in the Wittson Hall / McGoogan Library building. The domestic hot & cold water will be off in all bathrooms, kitchens and labs on levels 1 through 8.
This shutdown is necessary, so that UNMC’s Plumbing Shop can install new water shut-off valves for this building. If you have any questions, please contact Terry Vail (Supervisor-Plulmbing Shop) at 402-559-6342.
Start Time: Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 6:00 p.m.
End Time: Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 10:00 p.m. (Approximately)
UNMC’s Facilities Management and Planning department has scheduled a steam shutdown in Durham Research Centers 1 and 2, Munroe Meyers, old Hattie B. Munroe (plus new additions 1 and 2) and the JP Lord School on Friday, June 14, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight (approximately).
This shutdown will affect hot water and all autoclaves, cage washers, sterilizers and similar steam driven equipment during this time. Some building heating functions may be affected in the MMI complex during this shutdown also.
If you have any questions, please contact me (Mike Faber) at 402-559-4503. Since it is vital that everyone working in the DRC 1 & 2, MMI, HBM and JP LORD know of the shutdown, I ask that you please mention it to your colleagues.
ELECTRICAL POWER INTERRUPTION
On Tuesday, June 4, 2013, there will be an extended interruption (shut off) of normal electrical power to the main electrical switchboard that serves all levels of Eppley Cancer Institute. During this time, all normal power to Eppley Cancer Institute will be disconnected and only items connected to the emergency power supply will remain energized. When normal power is disconnected, all general office lighting, PC’s, receptacle outlets, HVAC equipment, refrigerators, ultra-low freezers, etc. will be without power. Only items connected to the emergency power supply will be energized. Note, however, there will be a momentary outage of 5 to 30 seconds as the automatic transfer switches transfer from the “normal” to “emergency” source.
This shut off is required as part of the commissioning efforts of the renovation of Eppley Cancer Institute.
Start Time: Tuesday, June 4, 2013, @ 6:00 a.m. (0600 hrs.)
End Time: Tuesday, June 4, 2013, @ 7:30 a.m. (0730 hrs.) Approximately
If you have any questions, please contact Brian Dykstra at 402-559-1977. Since it is vital that everyone working in the affected areas be advised of the shutdown, please mention this interruption to your colleagues.
Air Handling Units: 3A & 3B and Exhaust Fans: 1A, 1B & 1C Shutdown
UNMC’S Preventive Maintenance Shop will be doing their preventive maintenance checks for Durham Research Center-1 on Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17, both starting at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 6:00 a.m. (approximately). This will affect the fume hoods and bio-safety cabinets on Level LA, in the animal areas only.
If you have any questions, please contact Joe Clark at 402-559-1356. Since it is vital that everyone in the Durham Research Center-1 be aware of the shutdown, please mention it to your colleagues.
On Monday, April 22, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., the Electrical shop will be testing the fire alarm notification system on the 3rd floor of Wittson Hall. The test should last 2 hours (approximately). Testing may be performed with audible alarms sounding and visible “strobe” alarms flashing.
The audible alarms may be heard throughout the building. You do not need to evacuate the building, when this disruption occurs.
If you have any questions, please contact Mark Sjogren at 402-559-4505. Since it is vital that everyone working in the building be advised of this, please mention this interruption to your colleagues.