The Construction and Maintenance Blog

Friday, 3/16/2018

A crane will be on stie Satruday March 24th from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM which will block the access to the Rensselaer Union Garage and the Rensselaer Union Loading Dock.  The crane is being used to replace the Rensselaer Union Chiller.  In the event of inclement weather the work may be postponed.

Please remember to remove your car from the Rensselaer Union Garage Friday night if you want to be able to use it on Saturday.

Tuesday, 9/17/2013

In order to perform preventative maintanence on our building systems the Physical Plant has implemented reqularly scheduled shutdowns as follows.  When planning your experiments please keep these in mind.

Electrical and Steam Distribution Systems

Annual Shutdowns

  • Campus wide steam and electrical distribution systems outages take place during the July 4th holiday week beginning on the Saturday before July 4th and ending on the Sunday following July 4th.

Air Supply and Fume Hood Exhaust Systems

Bi-Annual Shutdowns - June, November

  • Wednesday following Graduation  Walker Laboratory
  • Wednesday before Thanksgiving ...