Facilities Briefs


On Thursday October 19, 2017, the required Quarterly testing of the Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS), as a component of our emergency power generation, will begin. Please remember that the testing can have an impact on all equipment plugged into the red “emergency” outlets as the transfer switches are shifted into the testing position and then again as the switch is moved back to “normal”. This… Continue Reading

STEAM SHUTDOWN – Academic & Research Services – Bennett Hall – Poynter Hall

STEAM SHUTDOWN Academic and Research Services (ARS) (4215 Emile Street) Bennett Hall (BTH) (4204 Emile Street) Poynter Hall (PYH) (510 South 42nd Street) Facilities Management and Planning department has scheduled a steam shutdown for the above mentioned buildings. This shutdown is to repair a leak in the steam tunnel. The shutdown will start Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 12:00 Noon and should last until 6:00pm… Continue Reading

ELECTRICAL POWER INTERRUPTION (All Levels) — Williams Science Hall (WSH)

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, there will be a momentary interruption (shut off) of normal electrical power to the main electrical switchboard that serves all levels of the Williams Science Hall (WSH).  This will cause a power outage to all receptacle outlets, computers, lighting, air handling units, supply fans, exhaust fans, fume hoods, motors, etc. throughout the building.  The power outage should be as short… Continue Reading